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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
PACOIMA - While fire raged in one unit, firefighters cut ventilation holes and made an aggressive interior fire attack to prevent the blaze from consuming a row of commercial businesses in Pacoima. At 9:08PM on March 29, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A dramatic scene unfolded on live television as firefighters rescued two people from the swift moving waters of the LA River . Their relentless dedication payed off nearly two hours later as the third victim, a large German Shepard mix dog, was safely lassoed. At 2:13PM on March 28, 2022 the Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Kristin M. Crowley is the 19th Fire Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). With her wife and children by her side, Chief Crowley took the oath of office on March 25, 2022, becoming the first female, first LGBTQ, and first paramedic to hold the office of Fire Chief of the Los Angeles Fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Fire Chief RALPH M. TERRAZAS will retire from the LOS ANGELES (City) FIRE DEPARTMENT effective March 26, 2022, with 38 years of service. He was hired on December 18, 1983, and has served unselfishly and professionally in the following ranks: Firefighter - December 18, 1983 Fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
A fire on the 2nd floor of a Walmart transitioned into a significant water removal operation. At 6:22PM on March 18, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 8333 N Van Nuys Bl in Panorama City. Firefighters arrived to find a large four story,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
A mixing vessel overheated, triggering the safety valve to release and a cloud was visible in the Atwater Village area. At 8:38AM the Los Angeles City Fire Department initially responded to an Automatic Fire Alarm (pull station activation) at 4541 W Electronics Place (DBA Huntsman). The first…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - LAFD Captain Scott discusses brush clearance in the City of Los Angeles and answers frequently asked questions. We invite you to watch this informative video. For more information, please visit LAFD.org/brush.
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HIGHLAND PARK - Firefighters tamed a duplex inferno, but sadly, one man was found dead in the charred structure. In the late evening hours of Monday, March 14, 2022, Los Angeles City Firefighters were alerted at 11:03 PM to a structure fire on the 200 block of South Avenue 52 in the Highland…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Excessive storage blocked entry and forced firefighters to breach walls to reach the fire in a four story (over parking) office building in Koreatown.  Sadly, one person perished in the blaze. At 3:18PM on March 10, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The smell of smoke carried throughout Downtown Los Angeles as firefighters faced a well-developed commercial fire near the Fashion District. At 8:42AM on March 10, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 720 S Ceres Ave in Downtown Los Angeles. The…
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