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Four Injured, Five Structures Damaged by Fire in Hollywood
HOLLYWOOD - Fast moving flames damaged five residential buildings and led to four persons sustaining injury in the Hollywood Studio District Friday morning.

Los Angeles Firefighters Urge Storm Safety and Preparedness
LOS ANGELES - Before rain occurs in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury an

LAFD Battles Intense Fire in Vacant Sun Valley Restaurant
SUN VALLEY - It took more than a hundred City of Los Angeles firefighters nearly four hours to fully control a stubborn non-injury fire that tore through a long vacant restaurant in the northeast San Fernando Valley Wednesday night.


The Los Angeles Fire Department encourages you to be prepared in the event of a brush fire. For those of you living near the current incidents, be vigilant and keep your TV or radio on. Make certain you have your family critical papers, phone data, pets, and other valuables ready to evacuate if so directed.

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To increase public safety, the Fire Department and Department of Transportation have created a program to remove illegally parked vehicles in posted locations within the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones. The goal of this program is to educate the public on the potential hazards associated with a fast-moving brush fire, and the importance of keeping roadways clear.

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The canyons of Los Angeles are always a challenge in terms of fire safety. In addition to obvious brushy hillsides, there are multiple types of fire hazards that exist because of ornamental vegetation. The Los Angeles Fire Department works year-round to ensure those with this type of shrubbery obey the Fire Code relative to clearance and care.

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