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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SHADOW HILLS - Hundreds of firefighters from five different agencies responded by ground and air over several hours to battle a wildfire that began Wednesday afternoon in Shadow Hills. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 1:03 PM on September 21, 2022 to respond…
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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Investigators from the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section (ACTS) and detectives/officers from the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD), and ATF are announcing an arrest in connection with an arson fire last week, that destroyed a church and injured three…
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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
PALMS - Firefighters battled a Major Emergency structure fire in the Palms area early Saturday morning, that led to the death of 17 pet cats and sent one firefighter to the hospital.   A cell phone call to 9-1-1 from a passerby at 5:44 AM on September 17, 2022, brought the first of 124 members of the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH PARK - The Los Angeles City Fire Department battled a Major Emergency Structure Fire early Sunday morning, on Patriot Day, at the Victory Baptist Church. Intense fire weakened the structural supports and collapsed, trapping several firefighters and sending three to the hospital. Approximately 150…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ELYSIAN PARK - While plans remain for future ceremonies that welcome in-person public attendance, the 2022 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the Los Angeles Fire Department, was  streamed live on-line:    We thank all who joined us virtually to honor the memory of those lost in the September 11th attacks.…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
BOYLE HEIGHTS - It took the relentless effort of over 180 firefighters, during a triple-digit heatwave on Monday, two hours to extinguish a stubborn fire, which consumed conjoined structures in Boyle Heights. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:12 PM on September 5, 2022 (Labor Day) to the 2800…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - With record high temperatures continuing through and beyond the holiday weekend, we expect many will turn to recreational activities in and around water. The Los Angeles Fire Department joins the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and partner agencies in reminding every American to Pool Safely…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to honor the achievements of twenty-five LAFD uniformed and civilian members who have successfully completed the demanding process of promoting in rank or status within the Department. Expressing her pride in their accomplishments, City of Los Angeles…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With 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. Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat. Adjust your attire and activities to limit sun exposure, heat…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With at least 23 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 right now: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of being left alone in a hot vehicle! Always put something you'll need…
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