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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: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With 52 child deaths in the United States last year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of being left alone in a hot vehicle! Always put something you'll need - such as your…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
JEFFERSON PARK - A woman has died at an area hospital this evening following a fire at her residence in the 2500 block of South 9th Avenue. Please see recent LAFD ALERT messages for preliminary information. Additional details will be posted here as they become available.
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LAKE VIEW TERRACE - Despite the swift response of firefighters, one woman perished at a house fire early Sunday morning in the northeast San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by a neighbor's 9-1-1 call at 3:41 AM on September 27, 2020, to a structure fire at 11538 Kismet Avenue in Lake…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES – On May 16, 2020, a massive fireball engulfed 11 Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters while they were battling a commercial building fire in downtown Los Angeles, sending them all to the hospital with burn injuries.  UPDATE: September 14, 2020 The…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Due to unhealthy air quality, the City of Los Angeles will activate Smoke Relief Centers at the following Department of Recreation and Parks sites on Sunday, September 13, 2020, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.: South LA Sports Activity Center | 7020 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90003 | (323) 758-8716…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Just after 3 PM on September 11, 2020, LAFD responded to an aircraft down at the 7000 block of Hayvenhurst Ave in Lake Balboa. Firefighters arrived to find a single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft down in a parking lot just west of Van Nuys airport. Firefighters pulled hose lines and quickly…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
9/11 Memorial Video 2020 from Los Angeles Fire Department on Vimeo. This year marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Each year we hold a ceremony to remember the people and events of that fateful day. However, this year due to the coronavirus, we have had to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
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 debris…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ARTS DISTRICT - A fierce fire in a non-operational downtown warehouse undergoing demolition, challenged firefighters for more than an hour Tuesday morning, but thankfully caused no injury.  The Los Angeles City Fire Department was notified at 11:49 AM on August 11, 2020 of a structure fire at 1540 East…
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