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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez today announced that Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas will retire after nearly 40 years of distinguished service to the Los Angeles Fire Department — and that Kristin Crowley, a top deputy with a stellar 25-year track record at the  Department,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
A powerful photograph captures both the eye and the imagination. It speaks to one moment in time, capturing a scene and communicating it in a way no words can match. In December, the 2nd Annual LAFD Photo of the Year contest invited professional photographers to submit their best work, to be voted…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californians to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road. Strong winds compound wildfire danger. We therefore ask residents - especially those in foothill and wildland communities - to use…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Before rain occurs in 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 aware of the extreme danger possible from debris…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - To help City of Los Angeles residents prepare for rainstorm needs, the Los Angeles Fire Department provides free ready-to-fill sandbags at all Neighborhood Fire Stations, with sand* also available for free at sites listed below. * Sand may be…
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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many of your belongings can be restored. If you do things right, your flooded home can be cleaned, dried out, rebuilt and reoccupied sooner than you think! Play it safe. The dangers are not over when…
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're pleased to offer some…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SAN PEDRO - The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department have been deeply saddened by the death of active duty Captain I William R. James. Captain James began his LAFD career on October 23, 2000. He was assigned to Fire Station 85, "C" Platoon, in Harbor City at the time of his at-home passing on…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SILVER LAKE - Firefighter-paramedics found a man face down in cardiac arrest, initiated care, revived him, and left him in good hands at a nearby hospital. At 8:01 AM on Monday, December 6, 2021, the Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned to the 2800 block of North Herkimer Street in Silver Lake for a medical…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CHATSWORTH - Battling through excessive storage conditions, firefighters prevented a mobile home fire from spreading but could not save the occupant trapped under debris. At 5:31PM on November 30, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 20652 W Lassen Street in…
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