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Thursday, January 17, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - The executive leadership of the Los Angeles Fire Department formally recognized Firefighter Paul A. Wingate with a Certificate of Appreciation at a Fire Commission meeting on Tuesday morning, acknowledging his many contributions to the Department....

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handy, the 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain timely information about traffic, transit and transportation - or even to summon roadside assistance. For those near a computer or smartphone, we...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

With rain predicted for Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.

Those living near recent brush fires should be...

Friday, January 4, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SYLMAR -
A man was discovered dead in the aftermath of a fierce home fire in the northeast San Fernando Valley late Friday night. 

Neighbors alerted by one or more smoke alarms sounding inside the...
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - With cold weather occurring in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take simple steps to protect themselves from injury and their property from damage. 

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Saturday, December 29, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

BOYLE HEIGHTS - An early morning house fire in Boyle Heights sent five people to the hospital with sadly one person pronounced deceased.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:02 AM on December 29, 2018 to ...

Friday, December 28, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A stubborn attic fire put Urth Caffe out of action today.

At 6:45AM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 459 S Hewitt Stree...

Friday, December 28, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Firefighters waged an intense battle at a large commercial building and successfully defended neighboring businesses.

On December 28th, at 5:30AM the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to a reported structure fire at...

Monday, December 24, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - With a Spark of Love delivery, spirits are lifted and smiles return to families displaced from their homes right before Christmas.

On December 21, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported flooding at the intersection of 55th Street and San...

Friday, December 21, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES -
Firefighters responded Friday morning to protect life and property, when a subterranean water main ruptured, stranding residents, damaging cars and threatening homes.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department...

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