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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WEST LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department discovered a man dead inside a burning West Los Angeles home Saturday night.  The fire was first reported to 9-1-1 at 8:37 PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021 by a passing motorist uncertain of the burning home's location. Sent nearby, firefighters pursued a column of smoke…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
VALOR is the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation's annual awards ceremony honoring LAFD members for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. This ceremony recognized actions taken during 2020. To support this and other projects and programs made possible by the Los Angeles Fire…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VENICE - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:37 AM on April 21, 2021 to 129 East Club House Avenue in Venice, where firefighters arrived quickly to find fire involving a 1,206 square-foot one-story home. With reports that a person may have been trapped inside the residence, a relentless and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A well-established brush fire quickly consumed one home but firefighter’s quick action and teamwork prevented the spread and further damage to the surrounding structures. At 1:24PM on April 20, 2021, the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire in the 2800 block of N…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
KOREATOWN - We are asking for your help! Investigators from the Los Angeles Fire Department Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section have released surveillance video of a person-of-interest believed to be responsible for a fire in the 900 block of South Vermont Avenue in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An explosion rocked a Valley Glen home, causing extensive damage and sending two to the hospital, one with critical injuries. At 9:26PM on April 11, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to reports of an explosion in the 12700 block of W Archwood Street in the Valley Glen area. …
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department is saddened to share the news today of the passing of true icon in the field of emergency management, Assistant Chief (Retired) Frank W. Borden…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - It took the relentless effort of 170 firefighters more than four hours Saturday, to extinguish a stubborn fire that consumed conjoined structures in south Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:19 PM on April 3, 2021 to 8730 South Crocker Street, where firefighters arrived…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
DOWNTOWN - A rapid rescue and fire attack operation in Downtown Los Angeles stopped a developing high rise fire and saved several people trapped atop the building. At 7:18 PM on March 24, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1600 block of S San Pedro Street…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - To help City of Los Angeles residents prepare for rainstorm needs, the Los Angeles Fire Department provides free ready-to-fill sandbags at all Neighborhood Fire Stations, with sand* also available for free at sites listed below. * Sand may be desirable, but local…
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