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Friday, July 13, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

NORTHRIDGE - Despite flames quickly erupting inside a one-story commercial building, firefighters aggressively stopped the spread to an adjoining business and nearby condominium complex.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

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...

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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Sunday, April 29, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

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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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

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...

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 - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

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.

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Friday, December 29, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

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...

Saturday, December 16, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

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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