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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SYLMAR - A vegetation fire quickly burned across a large open space, with neighborhoods on all sides. Firefighters defended homes and extinguished the flames without damage to any structures. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a brush fire at 1:54 PM on Thursday on the 15200 block of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - How does the Los Angeles Fire Department decide where to strategically place resources during high wildfire danger? The answer is science. Your LAFD utilizes a Burning Index (BI) to determine exactly when and where apparatus and personnel should be pre-deployed. It takes a number of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to: Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather. Prepare your household, pets and workplace. Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat. Adjust your attire and activities to limit sun exposure, heat…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - Fire burned through a two-story concrete industrial building on Thursday, May 19, 2022, killing one person. Seventy-eight firefighters responded to the 6600 block of West Lexington Avenue at 5:42 PM to find a two-story commercial building with smoke showing. There was an abundance of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOZ FELIZ - LAFD firefighters battled a blaze in medium brush burning uphill near Griffith Observatory. Firefighters stopped forward progress at approximately six acres, saving the iconic Los Angeles landmark. At 2:43 PM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, LAFD firefighters responded by ground and air to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD - City of Los Angeles Fire Chief Kristin Crowley was joined by community and industry leaders at the LAFD Museum in Hollywood on May 14, 2022, to proudly announce the arrival of the Los Angeles Fire Department's first electric fire engine, the Rosenbauer RTX, which will soon enter service at LAFD…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - You are invited to your local LAFD Fire Station for an "Open Firehouse" on May 14, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Your LAFD is excited to welcome the public back to our fire stations in person! The second Saturday of each May is designated “Fire Service Recognition Day” because we are Your Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On Saturday 14 May, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department celebrates Fire Service Day with an open house at all neighborhood fire stations.  The varied activities included demonstrations, pancake breakfast and fire/life safety information. This annual event serves to create lasting memories…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to honor the achievements of seventy LAFD uniformed and civilian members who have successfully completed the demanding process of promoting in rank or status within the Department. Expressing her pride in their accomplishments, City of Los Angeles Fire…
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