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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Making a difference in someone’s life and helping them in their moment of need is the most common reason given for wanting to become a firefighter. If this is your dream, the opportunity is upon you because the City of Los Angeles will be accepting firefighter applications from February 11 through…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - LAFD and LAPD responded to a man on a scaffolding with reports of him threatening to jump. The man refused help and outlasted officers and firefighters, staying up there through the night and into the next day. At 4:30 P.M. on Friday, January 31, 2020, LAFD and LAPD responded to 6801 Hollywood…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SAWTELLE - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:37 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11740 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived to rescue over a dozen victims while fighting the fire. As firefighters overhauled what they thought would be their only high-rise structure fire of the…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
BRENTWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 6:30 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11601 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived quickly to discover that a construction wind-breaking material ignited and sparked fire through the lower floors of a high-rise office building. A 26-…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - It took 135 firefighters more than an hour to fully extinguish heavy fire in a vacant one-story commercial building in downtown L.A., early Wednesday morning.  The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:44 AM on January 29, 2020 to 1405 East 15th Street in the Fashion District of downtown…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WOODLAND HILLS - A woman was hospitalized in grave condition Thursday afternoon, after being rescued from her burning home in the west San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 1:53 PM on January 23, 2020 of a structure fire at 23530 Burbank Boulevard in Woodland Hills. Firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PACOIMA - An explosion near an electrical panel sparks a fire and sends one man to the hospital. On the afternoon of Wednesday, January 22, 2020, a subcontractor was working at a large one-story commercial building on an electrical-related problem. When going to the main electrical panel, an…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD worked closely with LAPD force protection to strategically keep a structure fire from spreading to other units of a fourplex, while allowing officers to apprehend a barricaded subject inside the building. LAPD notified Metro Fire Communications at 10:01 P.M. on Sunday,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department who serve as Cadet Post Advisors were recognized today by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Our Cadet Program serves as a top tier youth program thanks to the countless hours and dedication by these members (with no additional compensation…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - An aircraft returning to LAX for an emergency landing needed to dump fuel to lighten the load. Unfortunately for the people the fuel rained down on, this prompted LAFD firefighter-paramedics and Hazerdous Materials specialists to respond for air-quality monitoring and medical…
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