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Saturday, February 1, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

HOLLYWOOD - LAFD and LAPD responded to a man on a scaffolding with reports of him threatening to jump. The man refused help and outlasted officers and firefighters, staying up there through the night and into the next day.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

SAWTELLE - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:37 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11740 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived to rescue over a dozen victims while fighting the fire.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

BRENTWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 6:30 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11601 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived quickly to discover that a construction wind-breaking material ignited and sparked fire through the lower floors of a high-rise office building...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - It took 135 firefighters more than an hour to fully extinguish heavy fire in a vacant one-story commercial building in downtown L.A., early Wednesday morning. 

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

WOODLAND HILLS - A woman was hospitalized in grave condition Thursday afternoon, after being rescued from her burning home in the west San Fernando Valley.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 1:53 PM on January 23, 2020 of a structure fire at...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

PACOIMA - An explosion near an electrical panel sparks a fire and sends one man to the hospital.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD worked closely with LAPD force protection to strategically keep a structure fire from spreading to other units of a fourplex, while allowing officers to apprehend a barricaded subject inside the building.

LAPD notified Metro Fire Communications at 10:01 P.M. on...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department who serve as Cadet Post Advisors were recognized today by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Our Cadet Program serves as a top tier youth program thanks to the countless hours and dedication by these members (with no additional compensation...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - An aircraft returning to LAX for an emergency landing needed to dump fuel to lighten the load. Unfortunately for the people the fuel rained down on, this prompted LAFD firefighter-paramedics and Hazerdous Materials specialists to respond for air-quality monitoring and medical...

Monday, January 13, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES – There were eight civilian deaths in the City of Los Angeles attributed to accidental residential structure fires in 2019, the lowest number on record, while the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) responded to nearly half a million calls for service during the year, a record...

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