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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SYLMAR - It's not uncommon throughout the year to have people ask firefighters about their most 'memorable' emergency response. In gathering with family and friends during the holidays though, the men and women of your Los Angeles Fire Department will often take time to reflect upon and share instead, the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announces the release of Boyd Street, created in partnership with the Los Angeles City Fire Department and Full Vision Productions. Boyd Street recounts the harrowing and heroic tale of the 2020 Toy District Fire, which sent eleven LAFD firefighters to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Mayor Eric Garcetti today, alongside Fire Chief Kristin Crowley, launched the Los Angeles Fire Department’s first-ever Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Bureau (DEI) focused on ensuring a safe, diverse, and inclusive workplace for all.  “We believe in, and are committed to, justice in Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Did you know? One day of the year has 3 to 4 times more fires than any other day: Thanksgiving. Los Angeles Firefighters understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. That's why we are stressing the importance of kitchen safety, especially during…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SUN VALLEY - More than 165 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department were joined by firefighters from the neighboring cities of Burbank and Glendale on Saturday night in a two-and-one-half hour battle against a Santa Ana wind-driven wildfire that heavily damaged two buildings. The fire was reported at 7:39…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
With heavy hearts, we announce that active-duty Firefighter III Kenneth Brink passed away off-duty in his home on November 9, 2022. Kenneth was a 15-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department. He was highly respected department-wide, as a member of Fire Station 88 (Urban Search and Rescue…
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 …
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 year-round at all Neighborhood Fire Stations, with sand* also available for free at select locations, as seasonal conditions warrant.…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WESTCHESTER - Four workers took ill, one critically, following an accidental release of carbon dioxide within a utility room at Los Angeles International Airport Monday morning.   The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:02 AM on October 31, 2022 by Los Angeles Airport Police, to respond to a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - It took the relentless effort of over 130 firefighters, on Wednesday evening, to control a Major Emergency commercial fire, which consumed a three-story building in Downtown LA. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:33 PM on October 26, 2022 to the 200 block of East 3rd Street, where…
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