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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

PACOIMA - An explosion near an electrical panel sparks a fire and sends one man to the hospital.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD worked closely with LAPD force protection to strategically keep a structure fire from spreading to other units of a fourplex, while allowing officers to apprehend a barricaded subject inside the building.

LAPD notified Metro Fire Communications at 10:01 P.M. on...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department who serve as Cadet Post Advisors were recognized today by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Our Cadet Program serves as a top tier youth program thanks to the countless hours and dedication by these members (with no additional compensation...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - An aircraft returning to LAX for an emergency landing needed to dump fuel to lighten the load. Unfortunately for the people the fuel rained down on, this prompted LAFD firefighter-paramedics and Hazerdous Materials specialists to respond for air-quality monitoring and medical...

Monday, January 13, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES – There were eight civilian deaths in the City of Los Angeles attributed to accidental residential structure fires in 2019, the lowest number on record, while the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) responded to nearly half a million calls for service during the year, a record...

Friday, January 10, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - It is with great sadness that the LAFD announces the death of Arson Detection Canine (ret.), “Major.”  Major passed away on December 27th at home with his handler Arson Accelerant Detection Investigator (ret.) Frankie Oglesby.  Major was assigned to the LAFD’s Arson Counter Terrorism...

Sunday, January 5, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - LAFD responded to an early morning fire in a detached garage, finding a woman dead inside after putting the fire out.

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Monday, December 23, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

ECHO PARK - One man was briefly trapped, two neigbors escaped unharmed and third was displaced, after a large tree fell in Echo Park early Monday.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:53 AM...

Monday, December 23, 2019
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...

Monday, December 23, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

To help City of Los Angeles residents prepare for rainstorm needs, the Los Angeles Fire Department provides free ready-to-fill sandbags...

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