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LAFD Conducting Three-Day Multi-Agency Brush Fire Exercise in Sylmar
- SYLMAR - LAFD has organized a multi-agency brush fire exercise near Veterans Memorial Park in Sylmar on June 14 - 16, 2021. This allows each platoon (A, B, and C) to participate.

LAFD Fire Investigators Rescue Trapped Kittens in Burned Out Floor
- WESTLAKE - Los Angeles City Fire Department Fire Investigators returned to a previously burned home to find kittens under the floor boards, trapped in the house that had been boarded up after the f

Chief Terrazas Speaks On 2021 Brush Fire Season
- LOS ANGELES - LAFD Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas joins L.A. Cityview's Maria Hall-Brown to discuss all things wildfire, as the temperatures quickly rise around southern California.


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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