News - Central Bureau

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

A smoke inhallated bulldog named Potato (he's OK!), a finish line proposal (she said, I do!) and a massive, wind-whipped fire (no injuries!) highlight your LAFD Week in Review for 2.19.16


LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

A dog was saved, a cat was rescued and fire erupted in an 83-year-old building in Downtown. And that was just Tuesday. See what else happened in the LAFD Week in Review for 2.12.16


Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - A greater alarm fire Tuesday morning in the central industrial district of downtown Los Angeles, gutted a metal fabricating firm and sent two firefighters to the hospital.

The Los Angeles Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

A week touched by tragedy and a greater alarm fire finished with joy as we rode an emotional roller coaster that showed the best of what your #LAFD has to offer. What was your favorite moment from this week?...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

This week, your LAFD responded to 8,904 calls and took 4,277 people to the hospital. We have a few of those stories in this week's Week in Review.  

Plus, we preview this weekend's LAFD 1st...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - From a truly 'jolting' reminder - to a beautiful finish, with some amazing moments in-between, that included your LAFD Paramedics on bicycles, and a potentially dangerous emergency at the L.A. Zoo.

All that and more, in just 60 seconds, as we give you a Firefighter's...

Friday, January 22, 2016 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A late night fire destroyed multiple businesses in a Boyle Heights strip mall but fortunately, no one was injured.

At 1:47AM on January 22, 2016 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

How did a North Hills family survive a fire?

Why was 2015 notable?

How did a pair of hikers, lost in the hills of Los Angeles, make it to safety?

How many calls did your LAFD respond to this week?

Find out the answers to this and more in the...

LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) recorded a 54% drop in structure fire-related fatalities in 2015 as it continues to implement new Community Risk Reduction initiatives.

In calendar year 2015, 11 civilians died in structure fires in the City of Los...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

Well, hello El Niño. Calls increased by about 17% this week as your LAFD handed out half a million sand bags and up to 1,000 tons of sand during #LARain. River rescues and stranded passengers on flooded streets...