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Suspect Arrested for String of Reseda Arson Fires
RESEDA - The Los Angeles Fire Department’s Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section arrested a suspect in connection with a recent series of arson fires in the Reseda area, after LAFD

Firefighters Battle Blaze In Three Story Commercial Building in Downtown L.A.
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Scores of Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters continue to extinguish the smoldering remnants of a Major Emergency Structure Fire at 329 East 4th Street late Tuesday night.


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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