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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Before rain occurs in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage. Those living near recent brush fires should be aware of the extreme danger possible from debris…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
PANORAMA CITY - Heavy fire billowed out of a townhouse and extended into the apartments behind it, damaging multiple units before firefighters got the upper hand and saved the rest of the building. At 2:52PM on March 5, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 8800…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - Early Tuesday morning, LAFD battled a large commercial blaze, keeping the fire from spreading to to the nearby neighborhood. LAFD responded 2727 South Long Beach Avenue at 3:39 AM to find a 21,711 square-foot one-story commercial building engulfed in flames. The Incident…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
MID-CITY - Wind swept flames from a burning carport destroyed a nearby shed and heavily damaged a residential duplex in Mid-City Saturday evening, sending one firefighter to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:03 PM on February 27, 2021 to a structure fire at 4357 West Victoria…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
WESTLAKE - While heavy fire billowed from the attic of a craftsman style home, firefighters aggressively defended the exposed four-plex and limited the fires extension, saving the living areas from damage. At 3:52PM on February 26, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
HISTORIC SOUTH-CENTRAL - An overnight battle raged as nearly 100 firefighters worked diligently to defend a burning commercial building. Ultimately the fire won out, but their efforts saved business-critical equipment worth over $165,000. At 12:50AM on February 25, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californians to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road.Strong winds compound wildfire danger. We therefore ask residents - especially those in foothill and wildland communities - to use…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Before the sun had yet risen, residents of Silver Lake, near the 101 Freeway and Coronado St, awoke to sirens and the glow of flames with multiple small fires actively burning along the freeway wall. Less than eight hours later, the Los Angeles City Fire Department Arson and Counter Terrorism…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
NORTHRIDGE - A kitchen fire that spurned bystander's efforts to control, caused heavy damage to a San Fernando Valley apartment at noon Thursday, sending one man to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by a 9-1-1 call at 11:44 AM on February 18, 2021 to respond to a structure fire at…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
FLORENCE - Despite a swift response and rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters, and an exhaustive resuscitation effort by a team of veteran LAFD Firefighter/Paramedics, a man pulled from his burning apartment in South Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon, died at the scene. The fire was reported at 2…
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