News - Valley Bureau

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


Sunday, February 14, 2016 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - It took nearly 170 Los Angeles Firefighters almost three hours to fully control a massive non-injury blaze at a vacant motel in the central San Fernando Valley Sunday afternoon.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:04 PM on...

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?...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Tragedy struck in West Hills today when two people died in a converted garage fire.

At 10:04AM on February 3, 2016, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 22500 W Vanowen St....

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...

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...

Friday, January 15, 2016 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Though their cat was rescued by Los Angeles Firefighters, a family mourned the loss of their pet dog Friday evening, after it persished in flames that engulfed their east San Fernando Valley residence, leaving them homeless.

The Los Angeles Fire...

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...