Fire Destroys Vacant Sun Valley Supermarket
LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire swiftly blew through a large, vacant commercial building causing total roof collapse during the early morning hours in Sun Valley.
Westchester Fire Takes One Life
- Despite a quick and aggressive fire attack, a 63 year old man died in a late night fire in Westchester.
LAFD Officially Adopts what3words
- The Los Angeles City Fire Department is officially adopting what3words as a tool to help locate callers faster in an emergency.
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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