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Friday, September 27, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

CHINATOWN - On the morning of September 26, 2019, members of the Los Angeles Fire Department Arson Counter Terrorism Section (LAFD ACTS) along with Los Angele Police Department (LAPD) Major Crimes Division detectives arrested Mustafa Kurtoglu, 22, for purposely setting fire to multiple vehicles.

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Friday, September 20, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Employing decisive and coordinated operations both in fire attack and salvage, firefighters saved multiple businesses during an early morning blaze.

At 4:16AM on September 20, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire...

Monday, September 16, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - On September 3, 2019, during a meeting of the Los Angeles Fire Commission, the executive leadership of the Los Angeles Fire Department formally recognized a pair of veteran LAFD Firefighter/...

Monday, September 9, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

ARTS DISTRICT - Scores of Los Angeles Firefighters engaged in a fierce firefight early Monday morning, as flames swept through a business at the south end of the L.A. Arts District. 

 

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Friday, September 6, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - A suspected arsonist is in custody facing felony charges, after an intentionally set fire in the Harvard Park area caused two persons to sustain injury Thursday morning, including a man who remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

RESEDA - Nearly 50 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department, including LAFD Hazardous Materials experts, responded to the subterranean rupture of a 2 inch natural gas line in the 17600 block of Saticoy Street near White Oak Avenue on September 5, 2019.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With very hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:

  • Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather.
  • Prepare your household, pets and workplace.
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Thursday, September 5, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With 52 child deaths in the United States last year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of...

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Since a fast-moving wildfire threatened homes in Eagle Rock and Glendale last week, Los Angeles Fire Department Investigators have relentlessly pursued those who caused...

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Forty-one specially certified and equipped members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Task Force, known as California Task Force 1 (CA-TF1), are being deployed...

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