News - West Bureau

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

GRIFFITH PARK - A wildfire in Griffith Park consumed 25 acres of grass and brush, sending one firefighter to the hospital before it was controlled by the combined efforts of more than 200 firefighters.

At 2:09 PM on July 10, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department quickly...

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, June 3, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EAST HOLLYWOOD -
It took 118 Los Angeles Firefighters just 74 minutes to fully extinguish a predawn conflagration that consumed remnants of a two story strip mall and displaced more than a dozen neighborning residents - before sending one of their own to the hospital early Sunday morning. ...
Monday, April 16, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
STUDIO CITY -
Two people were found dead and two were gravely injured after a fire broke out inside a music recording studio early Saturday morning. 
 
At 6:54AM on April 14, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure...
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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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - As a result of the extremely windy and dry forecast for the City of Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Los Angeles Fire Department is declaring a citywide Red Flag Alert. The predicted weather, combined with extremely dry fuel conditions will lead to extreme fire danger in the City’s...

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 25th Annual Spark of Love / Toys for Needy Children program.  

The 25th Annual Spark of Love toy program officially...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
LOS ANGELES  –  More than 70 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) who were deployed as part of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search & Rescue Task Force to assist with Hurricane Harvey response efforts have been redeployed to Alabama to prepare...

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