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South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Investigators from the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section (ACTS) and detectives/officers from the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD), and ATF are announcing an arrest in connection with an arson fire last week, that destroyed a church and injured three…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
PALMS - Firefighters battled a Major Emergency structure fire in the Palms area early Saturday morning, that led to the death of 17 pet cats and sent one firefighter to the hospital.   A cell phone call to 9-1-1 from a passerby at 5:44 AM on September 17, 2022, brought the first of 124 members of the…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SAN PEDRO - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to assist multiple persons injured following reports of gunfire at a harbor area municipal park on Sunday afternoon.   The LAFD was summoned at 3:51 PM on July 24, 2022, by the first of several 9-1-1 calls, requesting aid for several persons believed…
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…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
FLORENCE - One person died and a firefighter was injured, when a greater alarm fire destroyed a South Los Angeles furniture business Monday afternoon. The fire at 1001 East 60th Street in Florence, was reported to the Los Angeles Fire Department at 3:36 PM on August 16, 2021. Firefighters arrived quickly to…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - A significant explosion occurred during the disposal of illegal fireworks, sending 16 to the hospital. At 6:04PM, the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 700 block of E 27th Street in South Los Angeles to provide stand-by for a Los Angeles Police Department operation. The LAPD…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - It took the relentless effort of 170 firefighters more than four hours Saturday, to extinguish a stubborn fire that consumed conjoined structures in south Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:19 PM on April 3, 2021 to 8730 South Crocker Street, where firefighters arrived…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
MID-CITY - Wind swept flames from a burning carport destroyed a nearby shed and heavily damaged a residential duplex in Mid-City Saturday evening, sending one firefighter to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:03 PM on February 27, 2021 to a structure fire at 4357 West Victoria…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
HISTORIC SOUTH-CENTRAL - An overnight battle raged as nearly 100 firefighters worked diligently to defend a burning commercial building. Ultimately the fire won out, but their efforts saved business-critical equipment worth over $165,000. At 12:50AM on February 25, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
FLORENCE - Despite a swift response and rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters, and an exhaustive resuscitation effort by a team of veteran LAFD Firefighter/Paramedics, a man pulled from his burning apartment in South Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon, died at the scene. The fire was reported at 2…
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