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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SHERMAN OAKS - The Los Angeles Fire Department evaluated ten students and transported seven in mild-to-moderate condition after a suspected overdose at a middle school. At least fifty LAFD firefighters responded to the 5400 block of North Vesper Avenue at 10:34 on December 1, 2022, for a suspected overdose at…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to honor the achievements of twenty-eight LAFD uniformed members who have successfully completed the demanding process of promoting in rank within the Department. Expressing her pride in their accomplishments, City of Los Angeles Fire Chief Kristin M.…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SHADOW HILLS - The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a Major Emergency Structure Fire early Wednesday morning, where a large blaze involved a commercial building and several vehicles. One-hundred eleven LAFD Firefighters responded to the 10900 block of West Randall Street beginning at 2:31 AM on…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SYLMAR - It's not uncommon throughout the year to have people ask firefighters about their most 'memorable' emergency response. In gathering with family and friends during the holidays though, the men and women of your Los Angeles Fire Department will often take time to reflect upon and share instead, the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announces the release of Boyd Street, created in partnership with the Los Angeles City Fire Department and Full Vision Productions. Boyd Street recounts the harrowing and heroic tale of the 2020 Toy District Fire, which sent eleven LAFD firefighters to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Mayor Eric Garcetti today, alongside Fire Chief Kristin Crowley, launched the Los Angeles Fire Department’s first-ever Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Bureau (DEI) focused on ensuring a safe, diverse, and inclusive workplace for all.  “We believe in, and are committed to, justice in Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Did you know? One day of the year has 3 to 4 times more fires than any other day: Thanksgiving. Los Angeles Firefighters understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. That's why we are stressing the importance of kitchen safety, especially during…
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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SUN VALLEY - More than 165 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department were joined by firefighters from the neighboring cities of Burbank and Glendale on Saturday night in a two-and-one-half hour battle against a Santa Ana wind-driven wildfire that heavily damaged two buildings. The fire was reported at 7:39…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
With heavy hearts, we announce that active-duty Firefighter III Kenneth Brink passed away off-duty in his home on November 9, 2022. Kenneth was a 15-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department. He was highly respected department-wide, as a member of Fire Station 88 (Urban Search and Rescue…
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