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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An early morning fire in Boyle Heights sadly took the life of a 68 year old woman. At 4:07AM on August 10, 2022, the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 500 block of S Clarence St in Boyle Heights. The first fire company arrived to find a two story,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On July 26, 2021, 17 year old Leo Kaufman, a LAFD Fire Cadet, bravely and steadfastly did all he could to save the life of a victim of a horrific traffic accident in West Hills. This is a story of a young man taking action while others stood by, in shock. It is a testament to the power of CPR…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SACRAMENTO - Each year, the California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony honors fallen firefighters and their families from across The Golden State, as new names are added to the Memorial Wall near our state's capitol in Sacramento, as a lasting tribute to their bravery and sacrifice in keeping California safe…
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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SAN PEDRO - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to assist multiple persons injured following reports of gunfire at a harbor area municipal park on Sunday afternoon.   The LAFD was summoned at 3:51 PM on July 24, 2022, by the first of several 9-1-1 calls, requesting aid for several persons believed…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Despite the quick extinguishment of a fully involved fire, one person perished in a Glassell Park blaze. At 9:50AM on July 23, 2022 Los Angeles Police Department officers spotted a fire in Glassell Park and called in the report. The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 2600 block of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters rescued two women stranded upon the roof of their vehicle due to a massive amount of water from a broken water main, early Wednesday morning. At 2:49 AM on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, a 9-1-1 call was placed reporting a broken water main, which flooded an area within the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - A blaze broke out Wednesday morning which consumed a vacant theater that was tucked between several other buildings on three sides. Thankfully, firefighters protected all surrounding structures without injury, and have two persons of interest being questioned. The Los Angeles Fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to: Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather. Prepare your household, pets and workplace. Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat. Adjust your attire and activities to limit sun exposure, heat…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With at least 23 child deaths in the United States last year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help right now: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of being left alone in a hot vehicle! Always put something you'll need…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
"Think About Your Neighbors" and celebrate SAFELY this year. All fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. It may be tempting to acquire personal fireworks for your 4th of July celebration, but this year…
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