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Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ARTS DISTRICT - A fierce fire in a non-operational downtown warehouse undergoing demolition, challenged firefighters for more than an hour Tuesday morning, but thankfully caused no injury.  The Los Angeles City Fire Department was notified at 11:49 AM on August 11, 2020 of a structure fire at 1540 East…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
- Despite a common attic and heavy fire showing upon arrival, firefighters battled an early morning blaze and saved multiple businesses. At 3:56AM on July 14, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 803 W Chavez Ave in Downtown Los Angeles. Firefighters…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire ripped through a produce business in Downtown Los Angeles, leaving the building in ruins.   At 3:21 PM on June 8, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 800 block of S Kohler Street in Downtown Los Angeles.  The first arriving fire…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Specialized skills and seamless teamwork led to a disaster averted when a fully loaded concrete mixer truck was precariously balanced on the edge of an embankment, putting homes below at risk. At 2:42PM on May 22, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1400 block of N Av 57 in…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department crews, summoned at 3:51 AM on May 19, 2020 to investigate an automatic fire alarm activation at a fabric warehouse at 1914 South Mateo Street, arrived quickly to find fire sprinkler activation and heavy smoke showing from a 200' x 200' one story commercial block building…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
BOYLE HEIGHTS - Firefighters battling a predawn blaze in a vacant Boyle Heights building found one person deceased inside the structure Saturday morning. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 6:20 AM on April 11, 2020 by a door knock at Fire Station 25 in Boyle Heights, reporting a nearby building…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an explosion and fire on February 29, 2020 at 743 South Kohler Street in the Central Industrial District of downtown, where three men were injured, two critically. LAFD Public Information Officer Captain Branden Silverman provides this quick video…
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.      The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 6:31 PM on…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - It took 135 firefighters more than an hour to fully extinguish heavy fire in a vacant one-story commercial building in downtown L.A., early Wednesday morning.  The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:44 AM on January 29, 2020 to 1405 East 15th Street in the Fashion District of downtown…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ECHO PARK - One man was briefly trapped, two neigbors escaped unharmed and third was displaced, after a large tree fell in Echo Park early Monday. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:53 AM on December 23, 2019 to the 1300 block of Laveta Terrace, where a large hillside tree had suddenly toppled…
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