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Friday, April 10, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES – As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) accelerated the timeline of its current recruit class to augment staffing of firefighters available to work in the field.

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Sunday, March 1, 2020 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

HOLLYWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an greater alarm structure fire on March 1, 2020 at...

Saturday, February 29, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an explosion and fire on February 29, 2020 at...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department Board of Fire Commissioners recognized rescuers for their live-saving actions, and these rescuers were surprised by that same man's presence to thank them face-to-face for bringing him back from cardiac arrest.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - A resident escaped serious injury when he jumped to safety from the second floor, and a firefighter was later injured after flames swept through a two story apartment building Tuesday evening. 

 

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas joined Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and LAFD Medical Director, Marc Eckstein MD, at the LAFD Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in Elysian Park on February 11, 2020 to announce the expansion of the LAFD’s Fast Response...

Monday, February 10, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) has signed an agreement to become  the first fire department in North America to purchase an electric fire engine from Austrian-based manufacturer Rosenbauer.

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Friday, February 7, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

PANORAMA CITY - Firefighters rescued a small boy and his mother from a third story unit during an apartment fire in Panorama City early Friday morning.

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Friday, February 7, 2020 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - A fast-moving fire swept through a Mid-City hotel early Friday morning, claiming one life and injuring seven others.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Making a difference in someone’s life and helping them in their moment of need is the most common reason given for wanting to become a firefighter. If this is your dream, the opportunity is upon you because the City of Los Angeles will be accepting firefighter applications from...

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