LOS ANGELES - Risking lives to save lives is what firefighters do but LAFD Air Operations Pilots David Nordquist and Joel Smith took it to new heights at the Woolsey Fire on Friday, November 9th.
While actively conducting a water drop on a flank of the massive blaze, the pilots of "Fire 4" received a...
UPDATE: 7:00 AM November 17, 2018
EVACUATIONS: There are NO active evacuation orders within the borders of the City of Los Angeles.
% CONTAINMENT: 82
The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 3:55...
LOS ANGELES - On November 6, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) recognized Retired Firefighter Phil Weireter and his son, Captain/PIO Cody Weireter, for their many years of exceptional professionalism and service to the department and the...
MEDAL OF VALOR
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC RIO-BEC HERNANDEZ
LOS ANGELES - Staffed around the clock at Fire Station 114 on the grounds of Van Nuys Airport, LAFD Air Operations includes five helicopters and a team of pilots ready to respond at a moment’s notice. Its primary missions include brush fire suppression, search and rescue, hoist operations, and...
LOS ANGELES - The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department want your Halloween celebration to be memorable for all the right reasons. Help stay safe by planning ahead and sharing these LAFD safety tips BEFORE HALLOWEEN:
- Plan costumes that are bright and...
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