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Laundry Room Fire Stopped From Advancing
- While fire doors contained the flames, firefighter's quick work getting a hose line aloft ensured the rest of the apartments were spared.

LAFD Fire Commission Recognizes Two of Their Own For Marine Corps Achievement
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Commission recognized LAFD Firefighter/Paramedic Nicholas Darcy and Firefighter David Arellano who have both been promoted to the rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, through an act of Congress.

Two Adults and Dog Dead, Trio of Buildings Destroyed By Ammunition Fueled Sylmar Fire
SYLMAR - Two adults and a dog were found deceased, and a trio of buildings in a north San Fernando Valley residential neighborhood were destroyed, when a fierce fire fueled by ammunition erupted before dawn Sunday.


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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