LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handy, the 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain timely information about traffic, transit and transportation - or even to summon roadside assistance. For those near a computer...
VAN NUYS - A fire described as suspicious in nature - but thankfully causing no injury, swept through all levels of a vacant 5 story office building Sunday afternoon in the central San Fernando Valley.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:07...
EAST HOLLYWOOD - With fire showing from the 2nd floor and heavy fire on the first, LAFD firefighters shifted to a defensive operation while battling fire at a vacant medical clinic.
At 7:36PM on November 22, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported...
HOLLYWOOD HILLS - To enhance community safety, the Los Angeles Fire Department and allied agencies will be performing a public training exercise in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday morning, November 16, 2019.
The training event will simulate a coordinated...
SAN PEDRO - Firefighters quickly arrived at a slip just in time to keep a vessel afloat.
HOLLYWOOD HILLS - Hundreds of firefighters from several agencies responded by ground and air over several days to battle a wildfire that began Saturday afternoon in the Hollywood Hills.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the first of...
FINAL UPDATE: As of 5:30 PM PDT November 5, 2019
CAUSE: LAFD Investigators have determined this fire to have been incendiary (arson), and continue to work what remains an open investigation.
LOS ANGELES - On September 4, 2019 Twitter disabled the 'tweet via SMS' function due to security concerns. This affects those subscribers to our LAFD incident alerts who selected the SMS option (by texting FOLLOW LAFD to 40404).
Please note, you will NOT receive alerts via SMS until Twitter restores...
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - LAFD firefighters battled a blaze in three adjacent commercial buildings, fending off electrical hazards and building collapse, to extinguish the inferno in just over 3 hours.
FINAL UPDATE: As of 11/5/19 at 5:30 PM PDT
FIRE CAUSE: Investigators have determined the preliminary cause of the fire by using burn patterns, witness statements, and physical evidence. The fire was...
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