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Thursday, July 9, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With very 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.
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
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...

Sunday, July 5, 2020 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Firefighters battled heavy fire in an apartment building, successfully defending eight of the 16 units from damage.  Unfortunately, almost 50 residents were displaced and three transported with respiratory issues, as the fire consumed half the complex.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

Let's all Celebrate SAFELY at Home this year.

All fireworks, even the so...

Friday, June 12, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - This week's heat wave has brought with it brush fires, a reminder that LA's brush season is year-round. Even during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, brush fires remain a threat to both lives and property in the City of LA. There are more than 147,000 parcels in the City's Very...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

Light winds and aggressive firefighting prevented a late night brush fire from rampaging through the Sepulveda Pass.

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Monday, June 8, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire ripped through a produce business in Downtown Los Angeles, leaving the building in ruins.

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Friday, May 22, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Specialized skills and seamless teamwork led to a disaster averted when a fully loaded concrete mixer truck was precariously balanced on the edge of an embankment, putting homes below at risk.

At 2:42PM on May 22, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1400 block of N...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES – A massive fireball engulfed 11 Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters while they were battling a commercial building fire, sending all of them to the hospital with burn injuries. 

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department crews, summoned at 3:51 AM on May 19, 2020 to investigate an automatic fire alarm activation at a fabric warehouse at...

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