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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES -
Despite the efforts of neighbors and firefighters, one man died at a hospital Wednesday morning, after he was pulled from flames that swept through an abandoned home in ...
Saturday, January 21, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Social media has become an important part of how we all communicate. The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has been a leader in the field of social media as one of the first Departments in the Country to adopt emerging technologies.  Before most, the LAFD...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

With rain expected in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging residents to take the simple steps necessary to...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles area is periodically subject to floods that result in property damage. The potential for mudslides and debris flow is greatly increased near recent wildfires.

Los Angeles residents - especially those in foothill and low-lying communities, are encouraged to prepare their...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Aggressive firefighting stopped a well entrenched fire from consuming a large commercial structure in Boyle Heights.

At 5:04PM on January 17, 2017 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VERMONT KNOLLS - Four children were dramatically rescued by firefighters, when flames erupted in a one story South Los Angeles home late Monday night.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was...

Monday, January 16, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
At 10:41PM on January 15, 2017 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 3730 S Edgehill Drive in the Leimert Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles.
 
When...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Chinatown - Scores of Los Angeles firefighters battled an early morning blaze at a commercial building in Chinatown.

At 12:35 AM, on January 11, 2017, LAFD firefighters responded...

Thursday, January 5, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SILVER LAKE -
Specially trained Los Angeles Firefighters safely rescued a homeless man from the rain-swollen Los Angeles River late Thursday morning.

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Sunday, January 1, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

As we reflect on 2016 we want to express our gratitude and wish all of you and your families a safe, prosperous, and healthy New...

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