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LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

With rain predicted for Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.

Those living near recent brush fires should be...

Friday, January 4, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SYLMAR -
A man was discovered dead in the aftermath of a fierce home fire in the northeast San Fernando Valley late Friday night. 

Neighbors alerted by one or more smoke alarms sounding inside the...
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - With cold weather occurring in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take simple steps to protect themselves from injury and their property from damage. 

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LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is saddened to announce the passing of retired Captain II and Fire Chaplain John Andrew White, who died on November 24, 2018.  Even after his 44 years of active duty, he continued his dedication to serve others, which earned...

Monday, December 10, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
SYLMAR -
The tenacious and determined effort of firefighters saved the majority of businesses in a Sylmar strip mall from a destructive, early morning blaze.
 
At 3:47AM on December 10, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire...
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to partner with Southern California Firefighters, the U.S. Marine Corps and ABC7 in the Annual Spark of Love / Toys for Needy Children program.  

The Annual Spark of Love toy program officially kicked off the...

Sunday, October 14, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A bus crossed the freeway divider and collided with a passenger vehicle, sending 25 patients to the hospital.

At 1:00pm on October 14, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported collision on the southbound...

Friday, September 14, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

SUNLAND - On the morning of September 14, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 4:15 AM of a structure fire in the 8500 block of West Wyngate Street in Sunland.  Firefighters were notified of an occupant...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department cordially invite you to join the LAFD Historical Society, civic and community leaders as well as friends and family of the LAFD, as our community gathers to honor the 268 members of our Department who have made...

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...

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