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West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD HILLS - Hundreds of firefighters from several agencies responded by ground and air over several days to battle a wildfire that began Saturday afternoon in the Hollywood Hills.  The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 1:52 PM on November 9, 2019 to respond to a…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
FINAL UPDATE: As of 5:30 PM PDT November 5, 2019 CONTAINMENT: 100% CAUSE: LAFD Investigators have determined this fire to have been incendiary (arson), and continue to work what remains an open investigation.       ------------------OLD…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On September 4, 2019 Twitter disabled the 'tweet via SMS' function due to security concerns. This affects those subscribers to our LAFD incident alerts who selected the SMS option (by texting FOLLOW LAFD to 40404). Please note, you will NOT receive alerts via SMS until Twitter restores this…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - LAFD firefighters battled a blaze in three adjacent commercial buildings, fending off electrical hazards and building collapse, to extinguish the inferno in just over 3 hours.     Video by Cody Weireter   A pile of oily rags were the culprit of a massive commercial…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
FINAL UPDATE: As of 11/5/19 at 5:30 PM PDT CONTAINMENT: 100% FIRE CAUSE: Investigators have determined the preliminary cause of the fire by using burn patterns, witness statements, and physical evidence. The fire was deemed an accidental start,…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SUN VALLEY - A wind-driven house fire in the northeast San Fernando Valley claimed the life of a woman Wednesday afternoon. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:16 PM on October 30, 2019 to 11330 Elkwood Street in Sun Valley, where firefighters arrived swiftly to discover heavy smoke billowing…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire ripped through a two story, vacant apartment building in East Hollywood as firefighters fought to defend neighboring buildings. At 8:33AM on October 27, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 4760 W Melrose Ave in East Hollywood. Firefighters…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EL SERENO - Despite the challenge of extreme fire weather and rolling terrain, Los Angeles Firefighters responded decisively by ground and air to tame a fast-moving wildfire in El Sereno Friday. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 11:26 AM on October 11, 2019 to the 2800 block of North Eastern…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Super Administrator
  As of 5:00 PM on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 SIZE: 8,799 acres.  CONTAINMENT: 97% CURRENT SITUATION:  Firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, and Angeles National Forest have made significant…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - More than 120 Los Angeles Firefighters battled an intense blaze in a downtown school district warehouse Thursday afternoon, preventing flames from causing injury or spreading to nearby buildings. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:54 PM on October 3, 2019 by a 9-1-1 caller…
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