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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - LAFD Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas joins L.A. Cityview's Maria Hall-Brown to discuss all things wildfire, as the temperatures quickly rise around southern California. There are hundreds of brush fires in the city every year, but most of them go unnoticed because firefighters respond quickly and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
WESTLAKE - Los Angeles City Fire Department Fire Investigators returned to a previously burned home to find kittens under the floor boards, trapped in the house that had been boarded up after the fire. Members from LAFD's Arson Counter Terrorism Section returned to the location of a structure…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
THIS THREE DAY DRILL HAS COME TO A CONCLUSION. DETAILS OF THE DRILL REMAIN BELOW. SYLMAR - LAFD has organized a multi-agency brush fire exercise near Veterans Memorial Park in Sylmar on June 14 - 16, 2021. This allows each platoon (A, B, and C) to participate. Five local agencies will be joining…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With at least 24 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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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:50 AM on June 8, 2021 to the 200 block of East 3rd Street in Downtown Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived quickly to find a century-old commercial building engulfed in flames. One hundred fifty firefighters under the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
FINAL INCIDENT UPDATE: 6:00PM 26 May  As of 6:00PM today, the #PalisadesFire is 100% contained. Firefighters will remain on-scene patrolling to ensure all hotspots are fully extinguished. Fortunately, due to firefighter's relentless efforts, no homes were damaged or destroyed, no…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - During the month of May, the Fire Service will be participating in a nationwide Stand Down for Suicide Prevention. This is an excellent opportunity to have honest and real conversations about life stressors that can take our service members to the brink of suicide, or the factors that…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Every second Saturday in May, your Los Angeles Fire Department hosts Fire Service Day, opening our neighborhood fire station doors to the community for tours, exhibits, and face-to-face interactions with our firefighters (under much better conditions than when you usually see us in times of need).…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
CENTRAL-ALAMEDA - A late-night commercial fire destroyed an industrial building and killed one man inside of his business. In the last few remaining minutes of Monday, May 3, 2021, at 11:57 PM, the alarm went out to alert firefighters of a commercial building engulfed in flames on the 1800 block…
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…
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