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LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
LOS ANGELES  –  More than 70 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) who were deployed as part of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search & Rescue Task Force to assist with Hurricane Harvey response efforts have been redeployed to Alabama to prepare...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WEST HILLS -
Two household pets perished, and a man and woman were gravely injured, when fire swept through their home at dawn Tuesday morning, in the west San Fernando Valley.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 6:...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Fire on the 9th floor of Sheraton Universal Hotel was stopped from spreading but critically injured one person.

At 12:37PM, on August 30, 2017, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at ...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WINNETKA -
It took more than 100 firefighters to extinguish a greater alarm fire late Saturday night at a west San Fernando Valley strip mall.

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Saturday, July 8, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

NORTHRIDGE - An intense fire at an electric utility site during a record-setting heatwave, led to power outage across an expanse of the San Fernando Valley. 

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 6:53 PM on July 8, 2017 of an explosion...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
High winds hindered but did not stop firefighters from battling an intense structure fire in Chatsworth that ultimately damaged four condominiums and injured three.
 
At 4:54PM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

GRANADA HILLS - It took just 11 minutes for 26 firefighters to stop a vegetation fire at a homeless encampment from engulfing an adjacent gas station market and nearby fuel pumps.The Los Angeles Fire Department was...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS -
It took 130 Los Angeles Firefighters less than 40 minutes to fully extinguish flames that consumed a facial prosthetic firm Tuesday afternoon, causing one responder to be hospitalized. 
 
LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
Innovation has always been a driving focus of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). The Board of Fire Commissioners today ensured that tradition will continue when it approved a Unmanned Aerial Systems report aimed at increasing firefighter safety. If approved by the City Council in the...
Saturday, June 3, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters quickly stopped a fast moving inferno ripping through the attic of an apartment building in North Hollywood.

A Los...

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