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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Three people sustained injury, including one man who was briefly hospitalized, and four families were left temporarily homeless, when flames spread quickly from an abandoned home to an occupied apartment building early Wednesday morning. 
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - Rosa Torres Tufts was named the 2017 Firefighter of the Year by her colleagues and recognized by the City of Los Angeles Firefighter's Association, Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, and numerous civic leaders on April 4, 2018.  She becomes the first LAFD Arson Investigator...

Monday, April 2, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - At 4:27PM on April 1, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department received calls reporting a boy had fallen in into a drainage ditch near the sanitation yard by Travel Town in Griffith Park.  When firefighters arrived they encountered bystanders who stated a 13 year old boy, while playing near a...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - INFORMATION HUB FOR RAIN EVENT March 20 - 22, 2018  This incident is now CLOSED and the final update is provided below

LAST UPDATE: 10:30AM  March 23, 2018

This site will serve as a hub for all public information released by the Joint Information Center...

Monday, March 19, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

With rain expected in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from...

Friday, March 16, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

The Los Angeles Regional Training Group proudly announced the coming of Firehouse World 2019 to Los Angeles. Firehouse World is the largest national fire-service conference serving the western United States...

Friday, March 9, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

KOREATOWN - When Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters arrived on scene of a medical call in Koreatown, what they found was something deadly.

On March 8, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a medical call at...

Thursday, March 8, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Firefighter testing process and recruitment campaign will begin March 5 through June 29, 2018.  Both the registration for the Firefighter Candidate Assessment (FCA) exam and the application filing dates will be available during...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles Fire Captain sustained facial injury while battling a major pre-dawn blaze that destroyed a business in L.A.'s Fashion District Tuesday morning.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:49 AM on February 27, 2018 to...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - Groups of volunteers were formally recognized on February 20, 2018, by the City of Los Angeles Fire Commission and ...

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