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Rescue 10/21/2016

Rescue; 5:23PM; 908 N Bel Air Rd; #BelAir #BelAirRescue; We're saddened to report that at 5:23 PM, the worker was determined by LAFD to be beyond medical help, and is dead at the scene; The LAFD will assist the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner with the discrete and dignified removal of his remains; Appropriate photos and video of LAFD operations will be posted for your use at the @LAFDtalk Twitter account; LAFD PIO is still at scene; Further media inquiries, especially those related to the victim's identity, cause, time and manner of death, as well as compliance with industrial regulations should be directed to the Coroner and CalOSHA; NFD; Brian Humphrey
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Rescue 10/21/2016

Rescue; 4:50PM; 908 N Bel Air Rd; #BelAir #BelAirRescue; LAFD USAR (Urban Search & Rescue) specialists consider this a rescue until all hope has passed; They determined the patient, a general laborer, is 50' (fifty) feet deep in the 4' diameter sump well, they are now lowering a specially equipped/trained LAFD member to make a medical assessment; MEDIA NOTE: The property owner has prohibited media access to his property. LAFD PIO's can meet reporters streetside for interviews; Please call LAFD Media Desk 213.485.5162 to coordinate on-site media assistance; NFD; CH: 7; 16,18; Brian Humphrey
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#BelAirRescue 10/21/2016

#BelAirRescue ; 3:38PM; 908 N Bel Air Rd; #BelAir; There is only one known victim; LAFD USAR (Urban Search & Rescue) specialists with skills and equipment for confined space rescue are soon to arrive; NFD; CH: 7; 16,18; Brian Humphrey
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Rescue 10/21/2016

Rescue; 2:48PM; 908 N Bel Air Rd; https://goo.gl/maps/cmkTZd98XgH2; #BelAir; PRELIM: 27 year-old male worker at construction site fell (60-70'?) into (4' diameter?) sump well, is seen floating face down and motionless (unk time factor); LAFD USAR confined space rescue specialists en route; NFD; FS 71; Batt 9; West Bureau; Council District 5; CH: 7; 16,18; Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN Structure Fire 10/21/2016

KNOCKDOWN Structure Fire; 2:31PM; 13154 Vanowen St; North Hollywood; 66 FF's took 22 min; Confined to one upstairs unit and attic of 2 story 28-unit apartment building; 1 civilian (NFD) with undetermined injury sustained prior to fire, to area hospital by LAFD ambulance in critical condition; Possibility that another patient (NFD) may have gone to area hospital by private auto prior to LAFD arrival; LAFD Paramedics currently assessing 1 adult F at scene for acute non-life threat illness; LAPD Incident #2655 (that agency will ve handling all media inquiries re: injuries and matters at scene prior to fire; No other injuries reported; Fire Cause/Loss TBD; NFD; Dispatched Units: E289 T89 RA89 RA889 E102 E233 T33 E93 E278 T78 E29 BC10 BC5 RA78 EM15 AR1 E108 E260 T60 CM22 EM17 BC18 E88 T27 E227 UR27 HR56 BC4 CM42 AR2 ; Brian Humphrey
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Structure Fire 10/21/2016

Structure Fire; 2:09PM; 13154 Vanowen St; https://goo.gl/maps/X1X7MnGZ9RP2; North Hollywood; PRELIM: Fire in one unit and attic of 2 story apartment building; possible 1 civilian with (undetermined) injury sustained prior to fire; NFD; FS 89; Batt 14; Valley Bureau; Council District 2; CH: 9; 14, 17; Brian Humphrey
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FINAL - ACREAGE Brush Fire 10/21/2016

FINAL - ACREAGE Brush Fire; 2:06PM; 12600 Maclay St; #MaclayFire #Sylmar; LAFD copter (once available from firefight) determined via dedicated aerial GPS survey, that the fire consumed 12.5 acres of vegetation; All previous information remains; NFD; Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN Brush Fire 10/21/2016

KNOCKDOWN Brush Fire; 1:49PM; 12600 Maclay St; #MaclayFire #Sylmar; 85 LAFD personnel by ground and air, LACoFD + ANF held fire (to estimated) 2+ acres in 18 min; No injury; No evac; No structure damage; Cause Under Investigation; Maclay Street will remain closed between Harding and Fenton until LAFD operations complete; NFD; Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire 10/21/2016

Update Brush Fire; 1:45PM; 12600 Maclay St; #MACLAYFIRE #SYLMAR; Forward progress of fire stopped, though firefight continues; No containment factor yet identified; Awaiting acreage update and knockdown; No injury; No evacuation; No structure damage; Maclay Street remains closed between Harding and Fenton, unknown duration; NFD; Dispatched LAFD Units: E91 RA91 E98 T98 E298 E275 T75 E77 E7 E18 E90 EM15 BC12 BC14 WT77 CM42 E24 H2 H3 BC15 BC5 E87 E287 T87 E81 E274 T74 E290 T90 HU89 WT88 DT1 as well as LACoFD & ANF; Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire 10/21/2016

Update Brush Fire; 1:29PM; 12600 Maclay St; #MACLAYFIRE #SYLMAR; Air and ground firefight ~ 2 acres medium-to-heavy brush in or near riverbed southeast of El Cariso Golf Course; 10-15 MPH wind; No immediate structure threat; No current evacuation; #LATRAFFIC: Maclay Street closed between Harding and Fenton, unknown duration; Motorists: expect congestion and delay, avoid area and consider alternate route; Detours are available, monitor traffic reports on news radio; NFD; Brian Humphrey
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