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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With your help, the men and women of LAFD aim to assure that no deserving child goes without a gift this holiday season. If you are seeking to DONATE TOYS to the Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive, please click here. If you are an organization 
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - With heavy fire showing from a large commercial building upon arrival, firefighters immediately initiated a defensive operation which lasted well into the night before the blaze was under hand. At 7:48PM on November 25, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) will graduate 54 recruits from its training academy on Friday, November 19, at 10:00 a.m., at Valley Recruit Training Academy 81, 14355 Arminta St., Panorama City, 91402. The recruits have completed a rigorous 20-week training curriculum…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - VALOR is the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation's annual awards ceremony honoring outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. This ceremony recognized actions taken during 2020-2021, and took place at Dodger Stadium on November 10, 2021. LAFD DIVISION OF THE YEAR -…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Firefighters ask you to take a moment now to review this checklist before nightfall on Halloween: - A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats. - Consider fire safety when decorating. Do not overload electrical outlets or…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
BRENTWOOD - On Thursday, October 21, 2021, firefighters helped a man recover a hidden feline from inside of the engine bay of his vehicle. A man traveling south from Palmdale started hearing an odd noise coming from his engine. This noise, however, was not a mechanical malfunction, but rather…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
CANOGA PARK - The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a Major Emergency Structure Fire in the west San Fernando Valley on Monday, October 18, 2021. The fire at 8423 Canoga Avenue in Canoga Park, was first noted at 12:18 PM by an LAFD Paramedic Ambulance crew returning from a nearby emergency. Within moments of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - With 33 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Los Angeles, Captain II Tommy Kitahata is a true public servant both on duty and off. His selection as the 2020 Firefighter of the Year is well earned and well deserved. Joining the LAFD in 1988, Tommy quickly proved himself to be a reliable…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EL SERENO - It took more than 150 firefighters nearly two hours Thursday evening to extinguish a fierce fire that consumed a large commercial building in Los Angeles' Eastside, sending two firefighters to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 5:20 PM on September 30, 2021 to 4900 East…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
CHATSWORTH - Thanks to a well coordinated air and ground response by a trio of Fire Departments on Wednesday afternoon, a wildfire pushed by light winds was held to less than nine acres and prevented from damaging homes or causing injury in the northwest San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department…
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