News - Valley Bureau

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...

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...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

Well, hello El Niño. Calls increased by about 17% this week as your LAFD handed out half a million sand bags and up to 1,000 tons of sand during #LARain. River rescues and stranded passengers on flooded streets...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

This week, your ‪‎LAFD‬ responded to 9,067 calls. This special moment captured below may not have been one of them, but it did prove to be among the best parts of our week.

Read on in our...

Monday, December 7, 2015 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The combined efforts of the Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Angeles National Forest, Glendale Fire Department and Burbank Fire Department ensured a timely knockdown of a 15 acre brush fire in the canyon leading into Angeles National Forest.

At 3:07PM on...

Sunday, October 25, 2015 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - LAFD Firefighters and Arson investigators were very busy through the night, extinguishing and investigating a series of eight fires in the North Hollywood and Sun Valley areas that may have been intentionally set.


Thursday, October 15, 2015 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

PANORAMA CITY - The Los Angeles Fire Department warmly welcomes you to join civic and community leaders, including Deputy Chief Daryl Arbuthnott, Commander of Operations Valley Bureau,...

Sunday, September 27, 2015 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - A dog and pet bird died, and a family of four was hospitalized with burns, when fire erupted in their shared bedroom at a central San Fernando Valley home late Sunday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at...