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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department Board of Fire Commissioners recognized rescuers for their live-saving actions, and these rescuers were surprised by that same man's presence to thank them face-to-face for bringing him back from cardiac arrest.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - A resident escaped serious injury when he jumped to safety from the second floor, and a firefighter was later injured after flames swept through a two story apartment building Tuesday evening. 

 

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas joined Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and LAFD Medical Director, Marc Eckstein MD, at the LAFD Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in Elysian Park on February 11, 2020 to announce the expansion of the LAFD’s Fast Response...

Monday, February 10, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) has signed an agreement to become  the first fire department in North America to purchase an electric fire engine from Austrian-based manufacturer Rosenbauer.

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Friday, February 7, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

PANORAMA CITY - Firefighters rescued a small boy and his mother from a third story unit during an apartment fire in Panorama City early Friday morning.

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Friday, February 7, 2020 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - A fast-moving fire swept through a Mid-City hotel early Friday morning, claiming one life and injuring seven others.

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Saturday, February 1, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

HOLLYWOOD - LAFD and LAPD responded to a man on a scaffolding with reports of him threatening to jump. The man refused help and outlasted officers and firefighters, staying up there through the night and into the next day.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

SAWTELLE - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:37 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11740 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived to rescue over a dozen victims while fighting the fire.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

BRENTWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 6:30 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11601 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived quickly to discover that a construction wind-breaking material ignited and sparked fire through the lower floors of a high-rise office building...

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