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...
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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...
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.
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...
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...
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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