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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - In less than 7 seconds a small fire involving your holiday tree can become an inferno that consumes your home.     To increase your odds of survival... get the tree out of your home today!   The LAFD encourages you to remove and recycle your natural Christmas Tree as soon as possible. In Los…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
CYPRESS PARK - The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a Major Emergency Structure Fire Saturday morning in northeast Los Angeles.   Reported by a 9-1-1 caller at 2:10 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2023, the blaze involved an 11,120 square foot one-story industrial building at 2800 Division Street in Cypress…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ENCINO - It took three hours of relentless firefighting to extinguish flames Friday afternoon, when fire swept through a massive San Fernando Valley home in the midst of major construction.   The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by a neighbor's 9-1-1 call at 2:43 PM on December 22, 2023,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
We are excited to announce the kick-off of the 4th Annual LAFD Photo of the Year contest! A photo captures the heart and the imagination. It can inspire, encourage, motivate and educate. Your LAFD is grateful to all the photographers who share their work with us...so we can share the work of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
PANORAMA CITY - While fire doors contained the flames, firefighter's quick work getting a hose line aloft ensured the rest of the apartments were spared. At 10:23AM on December 8, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 8500 block of N Tobias Av in Panorama City…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Commission recognized LAFD Firefighter/Paramedic Nicholas Darcy and Firefighter David Arellano who have both been promoted to the rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, through an act of Congress.   Master Gunnery Sergeant is the highest…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SYLMAR - Two adults and a dog were found deceased, and a trio of buildings in a north San Fernando Valley residential neighborhood were destroyed, when a fierce fire fueled by ammunition erupted before dawn Sunday. The first of several 9-1-1 calls were received by the Los Angeles Fire Department at 4:…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CHATSWORTH - Firefighters readied for fire attack on a well involved Chatsworth home while Los Angeles Police Department took an armed suspect into custody. At 1:57PM on December 1, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 9600 block of N Laramie Ave in…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
EAST HOLLYWOOD - With winds blowing, a fully involved dwelling under construction threatened to consume homes surrounding it on three sides. At 5:45AM on December 1, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1100 block of N Berendo St in East Hollywood. Firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - While engaged in fire attack on the 2nd floor, two firefighters 'rode' a partial floor collapse down onto the 1st floor and thankfully did not sustain any serious injuries. At 1:00AM on December 1, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1000 block…
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