News - South Bureau

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...

Monday, July 23, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LEIMERT PARK - Despite the quick actions of firefighters, two people were sadly found deceased following a house fire. <--break->

On July 22, 2018, the Los Angeles...

Monday, July 2, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

VERMONT SQUARE - Despite the rapid response of Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters, a 38 year-old man has succumbed to his injuries following an early morning structure fire.

At 3:15 AM on July 2, 2018, firefighters responded to a 9-1-1 call at...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department reminds you that all fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety remain illegal in the City of Los Angeles.

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Friday, April 20, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Despite the quick response of firefighters, a person was discovered dead beneath rubble at a structure fire in the Manchester Square area Friday morning. 
The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 7:14 AM on April 20, 2018, reporting a burning structure...

Monday, April 16, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

WATTS - At 8:18AM on Monday, April 16, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 11254 S Zamora Av.  

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke billowing from a window on the 2nd floor of a two story,...

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...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - As a result of the extremely windy and dry forecast for the City of Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Los Angeles Fire Department is declaring a citywide Red Flag Alert. The predicted weather, combined with extremely dry fuel conditions will lead to extreme fire danger in the City’s...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
LOS ANGELES  –  More than 70 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) who were deployed as part of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search & Rescue Task Force to assist with Hurricane Harvey response efforts have been redeployed to Alabama to prepare...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
WILMINGTON -
Two paramedics rushed into a burning home to rescue two children while a LAPD officer, assisted by two civilians, pulled a third child out of a window.
 
At 5:44PM, on August 31, 2017, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a...

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