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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters douse flames in a two-story structure on Sunset Blvd in 44 minutes after finding fire on both floors and the roof. In the early afternoon of August 31, 2019, firefighters initially found moderate smoke coming from a two-story vacant building. As they encountered…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
MOUNT WASHINGTON - A concrete truck with no driver rolled into the garage of a home, damaging the structure, but leaving no one injured.  LAFD received the call at 1:23 p.m. on Saturday August 31, 2019, and found a concrete truck that had come to rest inside of the garage in a nearby home after…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A combined effort both in the air and on the ground by mulitple agencies stopped a 30 acre brush fire from damaging any homes. At 4:09PM on August 25, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire in the 2900 block of W Colorado Blvd. Firefighters arrived to find…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - During the night, fire ripped through the home of a family in South Los Angeles, leaving a teenager fighting for her life. At 1:18AM on August 25, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 717 W 52nd Place in South Los Angeles. Firefighters arrived to find a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
UPDATE: On the morning of August 27, 2019, only four days after the incidents in question, the LAFD Arson and Counter-Terrorism Section filed a felony criminal complaint with the Targeted Crimes Section of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's (DA) Office. The DA's office filed two…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
EXPOSITION PARK - Firefighters extinguished a blaze in a room and board residential occupancy. Two people were rescued from the flames, but sadly one has passed and the other is on life support. In the early hours of the morning on Thursday August 22, 2019, LAFD responded to a structure fire in…
LAFD Spokesperson: Super Administrator
LOS ANGELES - On the morning August 19, 2019, members of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Arson Counter Terrorism Section (ACTS) arrested Tameca Walker (DOB: 6/15/67) pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and the Superior Court. On April 21, 2019…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A well involved commercial fire meant an early morning for firefighters as they defended neighboring businesses from damage. At 4:29AM on August 14, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to 2501 S Main Street for a reported structure fire. Firefighters arrived to find a 50‘ x 100’…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PACIFIC PALISADES - Firefighters found an acre-and-a-half brush fire with flames rapidly spreading uphill in medium to heavy brush. Quick action by firefighters ultimately held the burn area to approximately five acres. Flames burned up a hill and away from homes in Pacific Palisades on August…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A rubbish fire along the 210 Freeway quickly grew into a brush fire but crews prevented it from taking hold. At 3:39PM on August 9, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported rubbish fire on the Westbound 210 Freeway at Yarnell Street in Sylmar. When the first engine arrived…
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