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On The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 We Remember
ELYSIAN PARK - On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation, we are pleased to share a message from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas and Police Chief Michel Moore...

Fire Consumes Vacant Downtown Los Angeles Church
DOWNTOWN - A greater alarm fire swept through a vacant church near downtown Los Angeles Friday night, destroying the former house of worship, but thankfully causing no injury.

LAFD Paramedics Stress Hot Weather Safety
LOS ANGELES - With hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:


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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