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Friday, August 23, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

UPDATE: On the morning of August 27, 2019, only four days after the incidents in question, the LAFD Arson and Counter-Terrorism Section filed a felony criminal complaint with the Targeted Crimes Section of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's (DA) Office. The DA's office filed...

Thursday, August 22, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

EXPOSITION PARK - Firefighters extinguished a blaze in a room and board...

Monday, August 19, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Anonymous

LOS ANGELES - On the morning August 19, 2019, members of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Arson Counter Terrorism Section (ACTS) arrested Tameca Walker (DOB: 6/15/67) pursuant to...

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A well involved commercial fire meant an early morning for firefighters as they defended neighboring businesses from damage.

At 4:29AM on August 14, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to...

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

PACIFIC PALISADES - Firefighters found an acre-and-a-half brush fire with flames rapidly spreading uphill in medium to heavy brush. Quick action by firefighters ultimately held the burn area to approximately five acres.

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Friday, August 9, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A rubbish fire along the 210 Freeway quickly grew into a brush fire but crews prevented it from taking hold.

At 3:39PM on August 9, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported rubbish fire on the Westbound 210 Freeway at Yarnell Street in Sylmar.

When the first...

Friday, August 9, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

Sunny, a 30 year old male horse had a long night stranded on a Sunland hillside but thanks to the coordinated efforts of all involved, he is now resting safely in his corral.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Tragedy struck a Sunland neighborhood when a structure fire injured occupants and a neighbor lost his life.

At 9:33PM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 10700 block of N...

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - During morning commute, an overturned fuel tanker led to a full closure of the Northbound 5 Freeway through the Griffith Park area for over seven hours while LAFD worked with CHP and CalTrans to mitigate the hazard.

At 7:10AM on August 7, 2019 the Los Angeles...

Monday, August 5, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD firefighers responded to a smoldering underground fire in the basement of a Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Sunset Blvd. Smoke filled three floors, causing evacuations of those floors. In just under one hour, the fire was extinguished, floors safely evacuated, and work to eliminate the...

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