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Structure Fire 07/12/2018

Structure Fire; 1:19PM; 1733 W 253RD ST; https://goo.gl/maps/m4v7PYUFLax; Lomita; One story home with fire showing; LAFD Inc #857; FS 85; Batt 6; South Bureau; Council District 15; CH: 9; 14; Amy Bastman
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Hiker in Distress 07/11/2018

Hiker in Distress; 12:27PM; Santa Monica Mountains; https://goo.gl/maps/CUTqSuuGVNt; #TopangaStatePark; One adult F hiker on remote and rugged Santa Ynez Canyon Trail with sudden illness (exhaustion?); In undetermined condition, she will be hoisted aboard hovering LAFD air ambulance helicopter for direct transport to a regional hospital; FS 23; Batt 9; West Bureau; Council District 11; Dispatched LAFD Units: E23 RA23 E293 T93 RH114 RA90 BC9 E84 H5 H6; CH: 7; 17; - Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN - Structure Fire 07/10/2018

KNOCKDOWN - Structure Fire; 9:16PM; 13654 Brussels Av; Sylmar; Address numerics corrected to 13654; Forty-one LAFD Firefighters took 26 minutes, extinguishing heavy flames within a one story home filled with excessive personal storage; 1 adult male civilian patient initially reported as trapped was outside (rescued by a quartet of LAPD Officers) and in critical condition with smoke inhalation, on LAFD arrival; The civilian victim has been taken to an area hospital. It is initially unclear if LAPD Officers now being evaluated will require ambulance transport; Fire cause and loss to be determined; Dispatched Units: E275 T75 E18 E7 BC15 E91 RA91 RA891 BC12 RA98 EM15 E287 T87 E90; - Brian Humphrey
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Structure Fire 07/10/2018

Structure Fire; 8:50PM; 13835 Brussels Av; https://goo.gl/maps/QWNwVr4aHzL2; Sylmar; PRELIM: One story home (filled with excessive personal storage) well involved with fire; Patient initially reported as trapped was outside (rescued?) with critical smoke inhalation, on LAFD arrival; FS 91; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; CH: 9; 17; - Brian Humphrey
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Injury 07/10/2018

Injury; 7:57PM; 11075 Foothill Blvd; https://goo.gl/maps/tJfqrX8WgBv; #LakeViewTerrace; PRELIM: Two children (unk age/gender/affiliation/circumstances) had horse fall upon them at or near Lake View Terrace Recreation Center; Child 1 = pulseless and non-breathing, taken by LAFD Paramedics to a regional hospital in grave condition; Child 2 = lesser, believed non life-threatening injuries will be transported by LAFD ambulance shortly in unspecified condition; No further details; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Dispatched Units: E24 RA74 RA77 T98 E298; CH: 8; 17; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory; 6:30PM; Griffith Observatory; https://goo.gl/maps/ULUVejr6jSM2; A 7:00 PM PDT Press Briefing is planned near the Observatory's free-standing restroom building on the west side of the parking lot (see map link); LAFD PIO Captain Erik Scott will provide the latest details, including footage gathered by LAFD UAS (drones) that have been deployed over the fire; The LAFD UAS Operator - Firefighter/Paramedic David Danielson, a subject matter expert on drone use at wildfires, will be available to the media; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #GriffithParkFire - 07/10/2018

Update #GriffithParkFire - Brush Fire; 5:20PM; On further assessment, including a walk of the fire's perimeter, the blaze - is being called 25 acres, with crews declaring 80% containment at this hour; The fire's cause remains under investigation; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Brush Fire 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Brush Fire; 5:15PM; A well-coordinated air + ground assault on the flames halted the fire's forward progress at 3:30 PM PDT, to a total of ten (10) acres of grass and brush. While the flames are contained, with hoselines surrounding the fire, the blaze is not yet fully extinguished; The fire came no closer than one-quarter (0.25) mile northwest of the Griffith Observatory, which was not directly threatened by flames; Police & Park Rangers skilfully coordinated a calm and orderly evacuation of more than 2,000 people from the Observatory and nearby park areas; There have been no injuries and no persons are unaccounted for; A few parked private vehicles did sustain fire damage; The occupants of the vehicles left behind at the Observatory, who were guided by foot to safety at the Greek Theatre, are now riding shuttle buses back to their vehicles from the Greek Theatre parking lot; While they will be allowed to safely exit, the roads and trails closest to the fire remain closed to the public; NOTE: Tonight's Sylvan Esso concert will proceed as scheduled at the Greek Theatre, with gates scheduled to open at 6:30 PM; Attendees should allow extra time and patience in traveling to the show; Additional details regarding the concert can be found at: https://www.lagreektheatre.com/ - - Firefighters will remain at the scene tonight; The cause of the fire remains under investigation; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory; 4:35PM; Media Briefing will begin at 5:00 PM PDT at the incident Command Post - located at the Greek Theatre Parking Lot - MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/XyxgYPknErr; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory; 3:30PM; Media Briefing will begin at 3:45 PM PDT at the incident Command Post - located at the Greek Theatre Parking Lot - MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/XyxgYPknErr ; - Brian Humphrey
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