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Friday, April 20, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Despite the quick response of firefighters, a person was discovered dead beneath rubble at a structure fire in the Manchester Square area Friday morning. 
The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 7:14 AM on April 20, 2018, reporting a burning structure...

Monday, April 16, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
STUDIO CITY -
Two people were found dead and two were gravely injured after a fire broke out inside a music recording studio early Saturday morning. 
 
At 6:54AM on April 14, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure...
Monday, April 16, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

WATTS - At 8:18AM on Monday, April 16, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 11254 S Zamora Av.  

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke billowing from a window on the 2nd floor of a two story,...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Three people sustained injury, including one man who was briefly hospitalized, and four families were left temporarily homeless, when flames spread quickly from an abandoned home to an occupied apartment building early Wednesday morning. 
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - Rosa Torres Tufts was named the 2017 Firefighter of the Year by her colleagues and recognized by the City of Los Angeles Firefighter's Association, Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, and numerous civic leaders on April 4, 2018.  She becomes the first LAFD Arson Investigator...

Monday, April 2, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - At 4:27PM on April 1, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department received calls reporting a boy had fallen in into a drainage ditch near the sanitation yard by Travel Town in Griffith Park.  When firefighters arrived they encountered bystanders who stated a 13 year old boy, while playing near a...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - INFORMATION HUB FOR RAIN EVENT March 20 - 22, 2018  This incident is now CLOSED and the final update is provided below

LAST UPDATE: 10:30AM  March 23, 2018

This site will serve as a hub for all public information released by the Joint Information Center...

Monday, March 19, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

With rain expected in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from...

Friday, March 16, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

The Los Angeles Regional Training Group proudly announced the coming of Firehouse World 2019 to Los Angeles. Firehouse World is the largest national fire-service conference serving the western United States...

Friday, March 9, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

KOREATOWN - When Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters arrived on scene of a medical call in Koreatown, what they found was something deadly.

On March 8, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a medical call at...

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