News - South Bureau

Monday, February 29, 2016 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - A man suffered serious smoke inhalation, and a woman - rescued by firefighters, was fighting for her life, after flames swept through their South L.A. apartment Monday night.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 9:19 PM on...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

In this week's review, we spotlight an emergency landing on a residential street, an air rescue in the hills of Griffith Park and quick work by firefighters after a row of palm trees caught fire. We also spent some time at the third recruitment expo and took a glimpse back at one of the more...

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


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...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A cabinetry business sustained heavy damage but agressive firefighting prevented complete destruction of a commercial building during a late night fire in the Harbor Gateway area.

At 11:57PM on January 27, 2016 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to...

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...

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...