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Monday, December 8, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - An early morning inferno destroyed a large apartment building under construction and severely damaged two nearby high-rise buildings. 

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:20 AM on December 8th...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HARBOR GATEWAY -
It took the combined effort of 97 Los Angeles Firefighters nearly seven hours Tuesday, to extinguish a stubborn blaze involving combustible metal in a south Los Angeles industrial park. 
 
Alerted by a fire alarm monitoring...
Monday, December 1, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

As you know, winter storms are moving across the Southern California area starting late Monday night, bringing significant rainfall, gusty winds and thunderstorms to Los Angeles through Wednesday. 

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Saturday, November 29, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
DOWNTOWN -
Los Angeles firefighters battled a non-injury commercial building fire in downtown LA's garment district on November 29, 2014.
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Friday, November 28, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - The men and women of your Los Angeles Fire Department have begun the 2014 "Spark of Love" Toy Drive for needy children, and your help is needed!

Now through Christmas Eve, Los Angeles residents are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy or sporting good to any...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
Did you know? Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment.
 
Los Angeles Firefighters understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. That's why we are stressing the importance...
Friday, November 21, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) invites the public to an anniversary and BBQ celebration at Fire Station 39, as it celebrates 75 years of service to the residents of Los Angeles. Fire Station 39, at 14415 Sylvan Street, Van Nuys, 91401, first opened in July 1939, and is the oldest active...

Friday, November 21, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

PANORAMA CITY - Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will host a graduation ceremony to mark the successful completion by more than 65 high school students of the annual autumn Los Angeles Valley Youth Fire Academy on Saturday, November 22, at 10:00 a.m. at Drill Tower 81, 14355 Arminta St...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LAFD along with our friends at NFPA &andUSFA are teaming up to remind you that the winter months are the leading time of year for home fires. To help you stay...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

In a key message delivered to the men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department, Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas has outlined his formal plans to reorganize the Department's emergency services.

In January 2015, the LAFD will begin a major reorganization of the Department’s...

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