News - Valley Bureau
LOS ANGELES - The early decision to request additional ground and air resources based on the smoke visible enroute made all the difference - LAFD hit it hard and fast.
At 1:57PM on 12 June, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire at...
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.
SYLMAR - Despite the courageous effort of a passerby and quickly arriving firefighters, one man died after being extracted from his burning home in the northeast San Fernando Valley early Sunday morning.
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NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Three people sustained injury, including one man who was briefly hospitalized, and four families were left temporarily homeless, when flames spread quickly from an abandoned home to an occupied apartment building early Wednesday morning.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was...
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...
The Los Angeles area is periodically subject to floods that result in property damage. The potential for mudslides and debris flow is greatly increased near recent wildfires.
SUNLAND-TUJUNGA - On Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:55 PM, Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters responded to a brush fire where they were quickly faced with heavy flames and wind gusts up to...
PANORAMA CITY - Five Los Angeles Firefighters sustained various injuries while fighting the major emergency structure fire that started just after noon inside a vacant strip mall in Panorama City.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified of a structure fire at 12:...
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