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LAFD Mourns The Passing of Recruit Firefighter Jacob Fuerte
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) is mourning the loss of one of our recruit firefighters.

LAFD Captain Richard Moody Honored as LAFD Firefighter of the Year
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department and the Los Angeles City Firefighters Association are proud to recognize Captain II Richard Moody as "Firefighter of the Year” for his many personal and professional accomplishments during calendar year 2023.

Sun Valley House Fire Claims Life
SUN VALLEY - The Los Angeles Fire Department discovered a man dead inside a burning Sun Valley home Wednesday evening.   


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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