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Friday, August 9, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

Sunny, a 30 year old male horse had a long night stranded on a Sunland hillside but thanks to the coordinated efforts of all involved, he is now resting safely in his corral.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Tragedy struck a Sunland neighborhood when a structure fire injured occupants and a neighbor lost his life.

At 9:33PM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 10700 block of N...

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - During morning commute, an overturned fuel tanker led to a full closure of the Northbound 5 Freeway through the Griffith Park area for over seven hours while LAFD worked with CHP and CalTrans to mitigate the hazard.

At 7:10AM on August 7, 2019 the Los Angeles...

Monday, August 5, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD firefighers responded to a smoldering underground fire in the basement of a Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Sunset Blvd. Smoke filled three floors, causing evacuations of those floors. In just under one hour, the fire was extinguished, floors safely evacuated, and work to eliminate the...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LAKE BALBOA - A non-injury brush fire in the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area was held to less than seven acres Tuesday afternoon, but not before displacing scores of homeless persons who had taken residence in the area's thick vegetation.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

With flames mere feet away from several homes in San Pedro, firefighters successfully defended a cul-de-sac from any damage.

At 5:43PM on July 20th, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department received a call for a reported rubbish fire in the...

Thursday, July 11, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -

Despite challenges faced trying to access a deep seated fire in closely packed units, firefighters successfully defended numerous businesses from an early morning...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - On March 29, 2019, one civilian and nine LAFD members executed life saving measures with great skill and precision to save a 78-year-old man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

Mr. Yona noticed a man lying in the street and called 9-1-1. After dispatching units to the...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas will join Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Jeff Gorell to award the first prize in the “LA’s Safest Driver” contest. The winner, Steven King, who works at the University of California, is named the “Safest Driver” in the Youth...

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