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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ELYSIAN PARK - On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation, we are pleased to share a message from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas and Police Chief Michel Moore...   Though the Los Angeles Fire Department traditionally hosts an annual public remembrance…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
DOWNTOWN - A greater alarm fire swept through a vacant church near downtown Los Angeles Friday night, destroying the former house of worship, but thankfully causing no injury. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 7:47 PM on August 27, 2021, reporting an outside…
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: Margaret Stewart
  On August 23, 2021, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez in  highlighting the Department’s readiness for the peak of wildfire season, which typically hits Southern California from October through December.…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
FLORENCE - One person died and a firefighter was injured, when a greater alarm fire destroyed a South Los Angeles furniture business Monday afternoon. The fire at 1001 East 60th Street in Florence, was reported to the Los Angeles Fire Department at 3:36 PM on August 16, 2021. Firefighters arrived quickly to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
The Los Angeles City Fire Department was deeply saddened by the active duty death of Henry Munoz, Firefighter III. Firefighter Munoz began his career with the LAFD on May 21, 2001. His most recent field assignment was Fire Station 107, serving the Chatsworth community. Firefighter Munoz sadly…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
From her earliest days, Amanda Longan was meant to be in the water. Her passion, drive and dedication transformed her from a swimmer into an Olympian and a member of the USA Water Polo team competing in Tokyo. Where does she believe her inner strength and commitment to excellence stems? Directly…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire swiftly blew through a large, vacant commercial building causing total roof collapse during the early morning hours in Sun Valley. At 3:11AM on July 22, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 8025 N Vineland Ave in Sun Valley.  Two Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Despite a quick and aggressive fire attack, a 63 year old man died in a late night fire in Westchester. At 11:43PM on July 21, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 8300 block of Stewart Ave in the Westchester neighborhood.  Firefighters arrived to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
The Los Angeles City Fire Department is officially adopting what3words as a tool to help locate callers faster in an emergency. Being able to locate a caller during an emergency is essential and the faster the location is confirmed, the faster help can be dispatched. what3words enables callers and…
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