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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - On October 1, 2019, during a meeting of the Los Angeles Fire Commission, the executive leadership of the Los Angeles Fire Department formally recognized an LAFD Firefighter/Dispatcher and the crew from LAFD Station 61 for their teamwork in saving the life of a man who collapsed in cardiac arrest…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
  GRANADA HILLS - Early Saturday morning, a greater alarm structure fire destroyed a one-story home and killed one woman inside. Just after 5 a.m. on September 28, 2019, firefighters found a one-story home engulfed in flames on the 10400 block of Densmore Ave. Excessive storage conditions,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
CHINATOWN - On the morning of September 26, 2019, members of the Los Angeles Fire Department Arson Counter Terrorism Section (LAFD ACTS) along with Los Angele Police Department (LAPD) Major Crimes Division detectives arrested Mustafa Kurtoglu, 22, for purposely setting fire to multiple vehicles. On…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Employing decisive and coordinated operations both in fire attack and salvage, firefighters saved multiple businesses during an early morning blaze. At 4:16AM on September 20, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1320 S Los Angeles Street in Downtown LA. …
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - On September 3, 2019, during a meeting of the Los Angeles Fire Commission, the executive leadership of the Los Angeles Fire Department formally recognized a pair of veteran LAFD Firefighter/Paramedics for saving the life of a 1 year-old boy who was choking on a rubber ball.  The incident took…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
ARTS DISTRICT - Scores of Los Angeles Firefighters engaged in a fierce firefight early Monday morning, as flames swept through a business at the south end of the L.A. Arts District.    The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 12:10 AM on September 9, 2019 to 1915 East 7th Street in the Arts District of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - A suspected arsonist is in custody facing felony charges, after an intentionally set fire in the Harvard Park area caused two persons to sustain injury Thursday morning, including a man who remains hospitalized in critical condition. Arson Suspect Shalonda Shaw (DOB 12-20-95) The Los Angeles…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
RESEDA - Nearly 50 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department, including LAFD Hazardous Materials experts, responded to the subterranean rupture of a 2 inch natural gas line in the 17600 block of Saticoy Street near White Oak Avenue on September 5, 2019. A utility crew performing a street excavation at…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Since a fast-moving wildfire threatened homes in Eagle Rock and Glendale last week, Los Angeles Fire Department Investigators have relentlessly pursued those who caused the blaze they determined to have been an intentional act. Today, those suspects are in custody.  The fire, reported at 4:09 PM…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Forty-one specially certified and equipped members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Task Force, known as California Task Force 1 (CA-TF1), are being deployed tonight by aircraft to the southeast United…
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