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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handy, the 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain real-time information about traffic, transit and transportation in Los Angeles and beyond - or even to summon freeway roadside assistance. Tips For Using 5-1-1 by Phone   For…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: LAFD
LOS ANGELES - With cold weather occurring in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take simple steps to protect themselves from injury and their property from damage.  Stay Informed Register with NotifyLA to receive emergency alerts specific to your…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Refinery29 interviews Crystal Reneau, where she speaks of her journey to become a firefighter and what life is like as a female firefighter on the Los Angeles City Fire Department.    
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - At a recent "Warehouse Party" in Los Angeles, ten people were senselessly shot - two fatally. Similar impromptu parties, concerts and dances at "underground" sites have led to robbery, serious physical injury, sexual abuse - and worse. There's a self-serving reason the unnamed promoters of these…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
PANORAMA CITY - The Los Angeles Fire Department's Recruit Training Academy Class 23-2 celebrated their graduation on January 25, 2024, as they became proud probationary members of the LAFD.   Friends and family of the 38 graduates were joined by City of Los Angeles Fire Chief Kristin Crowley and civic and…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
MISSION HILLS - A pre-dawn fire Wednesday in the north San Fernando Valley proved deadly, when one of four adults who initially escaped the blaze, returned inside to retrieve personal belongings prior to the Fire Department's arrival, and was later found deceased inside his flame filled residence.   A 9-1-1…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - In the early morning hours, firefighters rescued two men from a burning building, before extinguishing the flames consuming a one-story Hollywood home.     LAFD firefighters responded to reports of smoke in the area, and arrived to find a one-story single-family home with fire showing on…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WINNETKA - The piercing sound of a functional smoke alarm helped a man escape injury, when a fast moving fire that originated on or near a Christmas tree, raced through his west San Fernando Valley home early Saturday afternoon. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 1:25 PM on December 30,…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
BOYLE HEIGHTS - An early morning blaze in Boyle Heights took the life of a woman, while critically injuring two other persons.   At 4:24AM on December 28, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 756 South Boyle Avenue in Boyle Heights.  Firefighters arrived to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - In less than 7 seconds a small fire involving your holiday tree can become an inferno that consumes your home.     To increase your odds of survival... get the tree out of your home today!   The LAFD encourages you to remove and recycle your natural Christmas Tree as soon as possible. In Los…
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