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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES -
Firefighters are known for their bravery and quick problem solving ability. They are expected to deal with all types of emergencies and disasters at unexpected times. Sometimes, they will encounter emergencies, while traveling to and from their fire stations.
 
On a...
Monday, March 18, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

YUCAIPA - Last year was California's worst year for wildfires. It is now more important than ever for all agencies to work together as one team. The Southern California Association of Foresters and Fire Wardens has been putting on an annual training session for many years to give volunteer and...

LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

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...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - The Board of Fire Commissioners and Los Angeles Fire Department recognized Assistant Chief Jaime Moore for his quick actions which saved a choking woman during the...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

PICO-ROBERTSON - Despite the valiant effort of firefighters and paramedics, an elderly man died at a local hospital Tuesday morning, after flames swept through his westside apartment.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 9:52 AM on February 26, 2019 reporting...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Board of Fire Commissioners and the Los Angeles Fire Department executive leadership recognized the ...

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.

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