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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
SAFER Grant Provides LAFD with Additional Resources

LOS ANGELES  – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has fortified resources at four busy fire stations as the result of a $15.4 million dollar federal grant that was awarded to the

Friday, July 13, 2018
Major Emergency Fire Erupts in Northridge

NORTHRIDGE - Despite flames quickly erupting inside a one-story commercial building, firefighters aggressively stopped the spread to an adjoining business and nearby condominium complex.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Wildfire Scorches 25 Acres near Griffith Observatory

GRIFFITH PARK - A wildfire in Griffith Park consumed 25 acres of grass and brush, sending one firefighter to the hospital before it was controlled by the combined efforts of more than 200 firefighters.

Hot Weather Safety

LAFD PARAMEDICS STRESS HOT WEATHER SAFETY — With record-breaking hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to minimize the risks of sun and hot weather by preparing your household, pets and workplace.

Hot Weather Safety

Red Flag Parking

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.

Red Flag Parking

Brush

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.

Brush

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