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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An explosion rocked a Valley Glen home, causing extensive damage and sending two to the hospital, one with critical injuries. At 9:26PM on April 11, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to reports of an explosion in the 12700 block of W Archwood Street in the Valley Glen area. …
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department is saddened to share the news today of the passing of true icon in the field of emergency management, Assistant Chief (Retired) Frank W. Borden…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - It took the relentless effort of 170 firefighters more than four hours Saturday, to extinguish a stubborn fire that consumed conjoined structures in south Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:19 PM on April 3, 2021 to 8730 South Crocker Street, where firefighters arrived…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
DOWNTOWN - A rapid rescue and fire attack operation in Downtown Los Angeles stopped a developing high rise fire and saved several people trapped atop the building. At 7:18 PM on March 24, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1600 block of S San Pedro Street…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - To help City of Los Angeles residents prepare for rainstorm needs, the Los Angeles Fire Department provides free ready-to-fill sandbags at all Neighborhood Fire Stations, with sand* also available for free at sites listed below. * Sand may be desirable, but local…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - 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…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
PANORAMA CITY - Heavy fire billowed out of a townhouse and extended into the apartments behind it, damaging multiple units before firefighters got the upper hand and saved the rest of the building. At 2:52PM on March 5, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 8800…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - Early Tuesday morning, LAFD battled a large commercial blaze, keeping the fire from spreading to to the nearby neighborhood. LAFD responded 2727 South Long Beach Avenue at 3:39 AM to find a 21,711 square-foot one-story commercial building engulfed in flames. The Incident…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
MID-CITY - Wind swept flames from a burning carport destroyed a nearby shed and heavily damaged a residential duplex in Mid-City Saturday evening, sending one firefighter to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:03 PM on February 27, 2021 to a structure fire at 4357 West Victoria…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
WESTLAKE - While heavy fire billowed from the attic of a craftsman style home, firefighters aggressively defended the exposed four-plex and limited the fires extension, saving the living areas from damage. At 3:52PM on February 26, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure…
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