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.
Large Commercial Building Saved During the Night
HYDE PARK - A fierce battle late into the night resulted in a large commercial building being saved from damage by a neighboring blaze.
Reseda Wind-Driven Vegetation and Structure Fires Threaten Homes
RESEDA - A wind-driven tree fire spread through several blocks burning structures and vegetation.
READY, SET, GO!
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.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is Dedicated to Saving Lives, Fighting Fires, Safety and Prevention, and Building Communities.
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