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Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
DOWNTOWN - A major emergency structure fire consumed a large downtown Los Angeles flooring business early Sunday morning, with unseasonal weather causing a strong and persistent smoke odor to linger across the greater Los Angeles area for more than two days.    The fire was reported at 2:57 AM on August…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
- Heavy fire ripped through a Downtown textiles business while firefighters battled to save the adjoining units. At 3:42AM on Sunday May 1, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to 1325 S Los Angeles Street for a reported structure fire. The first arriving fire company found heavy…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WESTLAKE - It took 40 Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters just 46 minutes in largely defensive operations to hold fire to a vacant two story Craftsman-style home at 930 South Park View Street that was well involved on their arrival, limiting fire damage to the exterior of a severely threatened and…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - More than 170 Los Angeles Fire Department responders fiercely battled stubborn flames for more than an hour, when a non-injury major emergency structure fire consumed the one story rear portion of combination one- and two-story commercial building at 1120 South Main Street on February 22, 2022…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
- The quick knockdown of fire in a ground floor restaurant prevented flames from making their way up a 27 story, mixed-use high rise in Downtown Los Angeles. At 8:29AM on January 24, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 255 S. Grand Ave in Downtown…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many of your belongings can be restored. If you do things right, your flooded home can be cleaned, dried out, rebuilt and reoccupied sooner than you think! Play it safe. The dangers are not over when…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EL SERENO - It took more than 150 firefighters nearly two hours Thursday evening to extinguish a fierce fire that consumed a large commercial building in Los Angeles' Eastside, sending two firefighters to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 5:20 PM on September 30, 2021 to 4900 East…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
DOWNTOWN - A greater alarm fire swept through a vacant church near downtown Los Angeles Friday night, destroying the former house of worship, but thankfully causing no injury. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 7:47 PM on August 27, 2021, reporting an outside…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
- DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:50 AM on June 8, 2021 to the 200 block of East 3rd Street in Downtown Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived quickly to find a century-old commercial building engulfed in flames. One hundred fifty firefighters under the…
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…
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