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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

MEDAL OF VALOR

STRUCTURE FIRE

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC RIO-BEC HERNANDEZ

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - Staffed around the clock at Fire Station 114 on the grounds of Van Nuys Airport, LAFD Air Operations includes five helicopters and a team of pilots ready to respond at a moment’s notice. Its primary missions include brush fire suppression, search and rescue, hoist operations, and...

Monday, November 5, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
LOS ANGELES - Despite gains made in other sectors, women remain historically underrepresented in fire departments across the country. In Los Angeles, Girls Camp is an essential recruitment tool that exposes high school girls to the possibilities of fire service and helps them...
Saturday, November 3, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
George Negrete’s parents, Phil and Gloria, raised him and his three older sisters in Gardena. Phil was an ace mechanic, and Gloria was a registered nurse and full-time mom. They were outstanding role models and influences on their children.
 
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Sunday, October 28, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department want your Halloween celebration to be memorable for all the right reasons. Help stay safe by planning ahead and sharing these LAFD safety tips BEFORE HALLOWEEN:

  • Plan costumes that are bright and...
Friday, October 26, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - Each year, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Foundation honors members of the Department who have demonstrated exceptional bravery, excellence, and commitment to their community.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Tenacious firefighting saved multiple businesses from damage at a Major Emergency structure fire in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - On October 2nd, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) recognized the off-duty actions of Engineer Danny Lynch who selflessly saved multiple homes in his neighborhood during...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - An early morning wall fire turned Major Emergency structure fire in Koreatown ends with a building saved.

At 5:24AM on October 20, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 700 block of S Normandie Av in Koreatown.  Firefighters arrived to a...

Thursday, October 18, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES; The state of California has seen an increase in frequency and size of wildfires, including historic brushfires in the City of Los Angeles such as the La Tuna, Creek, and Skirball fires. Additionally, smaller brushfires have been accidentally started by well intentioned residents...

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