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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

BOYLE HEIGHTS - One firefighter was injured when fast moving flames swept through a cabinetry shop in Boyle Heights during the noon hour Wednesday. 
 
The first of several 9-1-1 calls arrived at 12:03 PM on August 15, 2018, notifying the Los Angeles Fire Department of...

LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas on Monday joined local hospital officials and the LAFD Medical Director to launch the expansion of the successful Advanced Provider Response Unit (APRU) program.

Two and a half years after establishing the first APRU pilot...

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, March 9, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

KOREATOWN - When Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters arrived on scene of a medical call in Koreatown, what they found was something deadly.

On March 8, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a medical call at...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles Fire Captain sustained facial injury while battling a major pre-dawn blaze that destroyed a business in L.A.'s Fashion District Tuesday morning.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:49 AM on February 27, 2018 to...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

PICO-UNION - A fire in a two story residential triplex appears to have claimed the life of one person early Wednesday morning.

 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:16 AM on January 10, 2018 to...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

KOREATOWN - Firefighters were spared injury early Wednesday while battling a stubborn greater alarm fire in a Filipino supermarket that led to structural collapse.
The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls from passersby at 12:30 AM on...

Sunday, January 7, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

BOYLE HEIGHTS - So fire-damaged it could no longer support its weight, a large 1890's Victorian-style home partially collapsed into an apartment building.

At 7:57PM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to 1519 E Pleasant Av...

Sunday, January 7, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

EAGLE ROCK - Firefighters prevent blaze from extending into an attached building at a large commercial fire in Eagle Rock.

At 3:39PM on January 7, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at ...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
A late night kitchen fire took the life of a 74 year old man in Koreatown.
 
At 10:48PM the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 616 S Normandie Av in the...

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