Sunday, September 7, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

The Los Angeles area is periodically subject to floods that result in property damage. The potential for mudslides and debris flow is greatly increased near recent wildfires.

Los Angeles residents - especially those in...

Saturday, September 19, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

PLAYA VISTA - The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a Greater Alarm Structure Fire in a large ...

Friday, September 11, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - In many ways, it is hard to believe that fourteen years have passed since our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001. While time moves forward, it in no way lessens the resolve of firefighters who loudly pledge: We Shall Never Forget!


Thursday, September 10, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - Scores of firefighters battled a major emergency blaze in a large Van Nuys commercial building early Thursday morning.


Wednesday, September 2, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Despite massive flames on their arrival, Los Angeles Firefighters quickly extinguished - without injury, a fire in a vacant downtown building Wednesday evening.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:47 ...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Anonymous

LOS ANGELES - This morning the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) was honored to acknowledge two incidents worthy of recognition. One was an on-duty EMS incident and the other was an off-duty lake rescue...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department mourns the loss of LAFD Pilot/Firefighter Steven L. Robinson who passed away on August 9, 2015.   

Pilot/Firefighter Robinson served the people of Los Angeles for nearly 30 years as a Firefighter, Pilot, and Dispatcher with the Los Angeles...

Thursday, August 20, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Four people sustained minor injury, when an explosion rocked the basement of a high rise building in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night. 

The thunderous explosion, reported at 10:10 PM on August 20, 2015, brought scores of...

Sunday, August 16, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - One man died, and his would-be rescuer was injured, when flames engulfed a converted garage in the central San Fernando Valley early Sunday morning.

A neighbor who witnessed flames from...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart


LAFD Urges Greater Fire Safety as Drone Usage Increases

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, with city, state and federal leaders urged greater fire safety today in the face of an increasing number of drones. Chief Terrazas was joined by Rep. Adam...