Friday, February 15, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - In 1970, California brushfires destroyed 700 homes, over 500,000 acres and killed 16 people in just 13 days.  This prompted the United States Congress to charter the FIrefighting RESources of California O...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handy, the 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain timely information about traffic, transit and transportation - or even to summon roadside assistance. For those near a computer or smartphone, we...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

The Los Angeles area is periodically subject to floods that result in property damage. The potential for mudslides and debris flow is greatly increased near recent wildfires.


LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

BOYLE HEIGHTS - The Board of Fire Commissioners and Los Angeles Fire Department recognized the quick actions of seven LAFD Firefighters and the parents of a two year-old girl during a drowning emergency,...

Thursday, January 17, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - The executive leadership of the Los Angeles Fire Department formally recognized Firefighter Paul A. Wingate with a Certificate of Appreciation at a Fire Commission meeting on Tuesday morning, acknowledging his many contributions to the Department....

Friday, January 4, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
A man was discovered dead in the aftermath of a fierce home fire in the northeast San Fernando Valley late Friday night. 

Neighbors alerted by one or more smoke alarms sounding inside the...
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - With cold weather occurring in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take simple steps to protect themselves from injury and their property from damage. 

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Saturday, December 29, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

BOYLE HEIGHTS - An early morning house fire in Boyle Heights sent five people to the hospital with sadly one person pronounced deceased.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:02 AM on December 29, 2018 to ...