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LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - Rosa Torres Tufts was named the 2017 Firefighter of the Year by her colleagues and recognized by the City of Los Angeles Firefighter's Association, Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, and numerous civic leaders on April 4, 2018.  She becomes the first LAFD Arson Investigator...

Friday, December 29, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

SUNLAND-TUJUNGA - On Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:55 PM, Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters responded to a brush fire where they were quickly faced with heavy flames and wind gusts up to...

Saturday, December 16, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

PANORAMA CITY - Five Los Angeles Firefighters sustained various injuries while fighting the major emergency structure fire that started just after noon inside a vacant strip mall in Panorama City.


The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified of a structure fire at 12:...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - As a result of the extremely windy and dry forecast for the City of Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Los Angeles Fire Department is declaring a citywide Red Flag Alert. The predicted weather, combined with extremely dry fuel conditions will lead to extreme fire danger in the City’s...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department Arson-Counter-Terrorism Section have been investigating a series of intentionally set tree fires that damaged multiple vehicles outside of North Hollywood buildings in the early morning hours of Thursday, October 19, 2017....

Monday, September 25, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SUN VALLEY -
A greater alarm fire Monday afternoon ravaged a deluxe door and hardware business, causing millions of dollars in damage, and sending one firefighter to the hospital. 
 
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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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