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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SAN PEDRO - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to assist multiple persons injured following reports of gunfire at a harbor area municipal park on Sunday afternoon.   The LAFD was summoned at 3:51 PM on July 24, 2022, by the first of several 9-1-1 calls, requesting aid for several persons believed…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Despite the quick extinguishment of a fully involved fire, one person perished in a Glassell Park blaze. At 9:50AM on July 23, 2022 Los Angeles Police Department officers spotted a fire in Glassell Park and called in the report. The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 2600 block of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters rescued two women stranded upon the roof of their vehicle due to a massive amount of water from a broken water main, early Wednesday morning. At 2:49 AM on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, a 9-1-1 call was placed reporting a broken water main, which flooded an area within the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - A blaze broke out Wednesday morning which consumed a vacant theater that was tucked between several other buildings on three sides. Thankfully, firefighters protected all surrounding structures without injury, and have two persons of interest being questioned. The Los Angeles Fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
"Think About Your Neighbors" and celebrate SAFELY this year. All fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. It may be tempting to acquire personal fireworks for your 4th of July celebration, but this year…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SYLMAR - A vegetation fire quickly burned across a large open space, with neighborhoods on all sides. Firefighters defended homes and extinguished the flames without damage to any structures. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a brush fire at 1:54 PM on Thursday on the 15200 block of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - How does the Los Angeles Fire Department decide where to strategically place resources during high wildfire danger? The answer is science. Your LAFD utilizes a Burning Index (BI) to determine exactly when and where apparatus and personnel should be pre-deployed. It takes a number of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - Fire burned through a two-story concrete industrial building on Thursday, May 19, 2022, killing one person. Seventy-eight firefighters responded to the 6600 block of West Lexington Avenue at 5:42 PM to find a two-story commercial building with smoke showing. There was an abundance of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOZ FELIZ - LAFD firefighters battled a blaze in medium brush burning uphill near Griffith Observatory. Firefighters stopped forward progress at approximately six acres, saving the iconic Los Angeles landmark. At 2:43 PM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, LAFD firefighters responded by ground and air to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD - City of Los Angeles Fire Chief Kristin Crowley was joined by community and industry leaders at the LAFD Museum in Hollywood on May 14, 2022, to proudly announce the arrival of the Los Angeles Fire Department's first electric fire engine, the Rosenbauer RTX, which will soon enter service at LAFD…
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