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Firefighters Recognized for Saving Man From Rooftop Electrocution
LOS ANGELES - Today, Firefighters in Los Angeles City were recognized for their efforts in saving a man's life, who was electrocuted at his worksite in 2017, on the roof of a building.  

Urban Search and Rescue Training Facility Named in Honor of LAFD Captain John Ruedy
SHERMAN OAKS - First responders from across California joined members of the Los Angeles Fire Department on September 28, 2023, at the formal dedication of the John Ruedy Memorial Training Center, a regional facility focused on providing both classroom education and hands-on training in urban search and rescue specialties.

Are You Ready for the Next Los Angeles Wildfire?
- There is no reason to not be prepared for a wildfire and Your Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles Police Department,


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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