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Friday, January 10, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - It is with great sadness that the LAFD announces the death of Arson Detection Canine (ret.), “Major.”  Major passed away on December 27th at home with his handler Arson Accelerant Detection Investigator (ret.) Frankie Oglesby.  Major was assigned to the LAFD’s Arson Counter Terrorism...

Sunday, January 5, 2020
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - LAFD responded to an early morning fire in a detached garage, finding a woman dead inside after putting the fire out.

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Monday, December 23, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

ECHO PARK - One man was briefly trapped, two neigbors escaped unharmed and third was displaced, after a large tree fell in Echo Park early Monday.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:53 AM...

Monday, December 23, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

Before rain occurs in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.

Those living near recent brush fires should be aware of...

Monday, December 23, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

To help City of Los Angeles residents prepare for rainstorm needs, the Los Angeles Fire Department provides free ready-to-fill sandbags...

LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to partner with Southern California Firefighters, the U.S. Marine Corps and ABC7 in the Annual Spark of Love / Toys for Needy Children program.  

 

The Annual Spark of Love toy program officially kicked...

Friday, December 20, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

WOODLAND HILLS - Despite the challenges of a common attic giving fire the room to spread, firefighters saved multiple businesses this morning in Woodland Hills.

At 3:07AM on December 20, 2019 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure...

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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 timely information about traffic, transit and transportation - or even to summon roadside assistance. For those near a computer...

Sunday, November 24, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - A fire described as suspicious in nature - but thankfully causing no injury, swept through all levels of a vacant 5 story office building Sunday afternoon in the central San Fernando Valley.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:07...

Friday, November 22, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

EAST HOLLYWOOD - With fire showing from the 2nd floor and heavy fire on the first, LAFD firefighters shifted to a defensive operation while battling fire at a vacant medical clinic.

At 7:36PM on November 22, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported...

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