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LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of retired Captain II and Fire Chaplain John Andrew White, who died on November 24, 2018.  Even after his 44 years of active duty, he continued his dedication to serve others, which earned...

Monday, December 10, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
SYLMAR -
The tenacious and determined effort of firefighters saved the majority of businesses in a Sylmar strip mall from a destructive, early morning blaze.
 
At 3:47AM on December 10, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

ECHO PARK - Heavy smoke inside the attic of a local business erupted into a greater alarm structure fire which firefighters aggressively extinguished on the morning of December 6, 2018.

At 9:46 AM the men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department were...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

With rain occurring 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 are...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Westchester - Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas and members of the LAFD joined a young drowning survivor and her family as they were reunited with the LAFD Firefighter/Paramedic...

LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to partner with Southern California Firefighters, the U.S. Marine Corps and ABC7 in the Annual Spark of Love / Toys for Needy Children program.  

The Annual Spark of Love toy program officially kicked off the...

Monday, November 26, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

KOREATOWN - On the morning of November 26, 2018 at 7:46 AM, the Los Angeles Fire Department arrived to a large six-story “U” shaped center hallway apartment building on the 3300 block of West 4th Street in Koreatown,...

Monday, November 19, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Risking lives to save lives is what firefighters do but LAFD Air Operations Pilots David Nordquist and Joel Smith took it to new heights at the Woolsey Fire on Friday, November 9th.

While actively conducting a water drop on a flank of the massive blaze, the pilots of "Fire 4" received a...

Saturday, November 17, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

UPDATE: 7:00 AM November 17, 2018
 
EVACUATIONS:  There are NO active evacuation orders within the borders of the City of Los Angeles.
 
ACREAGE: 98,362

% CONTAINMENT: 82
 


 
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
FLORENCE -
More than a hundred firefighters from two agencies worked collaboratively near the Los Angeles City / County border early Wednesday, to confine fast moving flames to a pair of unoccupied businesses. 

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 3:55...

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