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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - City and County of Los Angeles leaders gathered on March 3, 2022 to announce the expansion of a pilot program offering specialized mobile assistance and transportation for those experiencing serious psychological crisis in the City of Los Angeles.   Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - 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 the extreme danger possible from debris…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
The Los Angeles Fire Department's Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section (ACTS) is seeking the public's help in locating this suspect in connection with recent arson fires in the Venice area. DOWNLOAD PHOTO The suspect set a series of rubbish fires on February 26, 2022 on Flower Ct between 6th Ave and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An early morning blaze in Echo Park significantly damaged two apartments and sent two occupants to the hospital in serious condition. At 4:54AM on February 27, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of N West Kensington for a reported structure fire. Firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SYLMAR - Firefighters contained the structure fire to a single motel unit, but one man was beyond medical help. At 6:16 AM on the morning of Friday, February 25, 2022, a 9-1-1 call alerted LAFD to a structure fire on the 12200 block of North San Fernando Road. Firefighters arrived quickly and…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WESTLAKE - It took 40 Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters just 46 minutes in largely defensive operations to hold fire to a vacant two story Craftsman-style home at 930 South Park View Street that was well involved on their arrival, limiting fire damage to the exterior of a severely threatened and…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - More than 170 Los Angeles Fire Department responders fiercely battled stubborn flames for more than an hour, when a non-injury major emergency structure fire consumed the one story rear portion of combination one- and two-story commercial building at 1120 South Main Street on February 22, 2022…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An aggressive, coordinated fire attack combining vertical ventilation with interior firefighting prevented the total loss of a two story commercial building in Downtown Los Angeles.   At 6:41AM on Friday, February 18, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - UPDATE:  On January 31st, the 2nd Venice Beach arson suspect was arrested and charged thanks to the teamwork of LAFD, LAPD and Venice Beach residents. With the second arson suspect still at large, LAFD Arson Investigators spent the past five days doggedly canvassing the Venice…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
The quick knockdown of fire in a ground floor restaurant prevented flames from making their way up a 27 story, mixed-use high rise in Downtown Los Angeles. At 8:29AM on January 24, 2022 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 255 S. Grand Ave in Downtown…
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