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South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
HISTORIC SOUTH-CENTRAL - An overnight battle raged as nearly 100 firefighters worked diligently to defend a burning commercial building. Ultimately the fire won out, but their efforts saved business-critical equipment worth over $165,000. At 12:50AM on February 25, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californians to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road.Strong winds compound wildfire danger. We therefore ask residents - especially those in foothill and wildland communities - to use…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Before the sun had yet risen, residents of Silver Lake, near the 101 Freeway and Coronado St, awoke to sirens and the glow of flames with multiple small fires actively burning along the freeway wall. Less than eight hours later, the Los Angeles City Fire Department Arson and Counter Terrorism…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
NORTHRIDGE - A kitchen fire that spurned bystander's efforts to control, caused heavy damage to a San Fernando Valley apartment at noon Thursday, sending one man to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by a 9-1-1 call at 11:44 AM on February 18, 2021 to respond to a structure fire at…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
FLORENCE - Despite a swift response and rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters, and an exhaustive resuscitation effort by a team of veteran LAFD Firefighter/Paramedics, a man pulled from his burning apartment in South Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon, died at the scene. The fire was reported at 2…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LEIMERT PARK - Firefighters quickly extinguished fire inside a commercial building Tuesday morning in South Los Angeles, discovering a man dead within the structure. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the 9-1-1 call of a passerby at 7:35 AM on February 9, 2021 to respond to 2601 West King Boulevard…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - We are proud to announce the recipients of the Los Angeles Fire Department 2019 Civilian Employee Recognition Awards. The Civilian Employee Recognition Awards proudly highlights our civilian employees who have gone above and beyond. The Civilian Employee Recognition Committee (CERC) was…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
CYPRESS PARK - LAFD extinguished a blaze in a large auto parts warehouse on Tuesday, in the early morning hours. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a greater alarm structure fire at 4:02 AM on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1004 North San Fernando Road in Cypress Park. First-arriving companies found a…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many of your belongings can be restored. If you do things right, your flooded home can be cleaned, dried out, rebuilt and reoccupied sooner than you think! Play it safe. The dangers are not over when…
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 or smartphone, we're pleased to offer some…
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