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Saturday, November 15, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

As a result of the anticipated increased winds, and low relative humidity, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will pre-deploy additional resources beginning at 8:00 A.M. on Sunday November 16, 2014. These additional firefighters will be placed at select Neighborhood Fire Stations serving...

Monday, November 10, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

In honor of LAFD Captain Matthew G McKnight, a Memorial will take place at 10:00 AM on Friday, February 13, 2015, at the LAFD Metro Fire Communications (MFC) Center, 500 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, 90012.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

BOYLE HEIGHTS - Los Angeles firefighters battled an early morning Greater Alarm Structure Fire in Boyle Heights on November 6, 2014.

Fourteen minutes after midnight, LAFD responded to 3724 Whittier Boulevard to find a one-story cinder-block tilt-up commercial building with four businesses under one roof...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

As a result of the anticipated increased winds, rising temperatures, and lowering relative humidity, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will pre-deploy additional resources beginning at 8:00 PM on Tuesday November 4, 2014. These additional firefighters will be placed at select Neighborhood...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Response Team (NRT), along with ATF Special Agents from the Los Angeles Field Division, announce the conclusion of the scene investigation at the...

Friday, October 31, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

BOYLE HEIGHTS - More than 150 firefighters responded to a dramatic non-injury gasoline truck fire Friday afternoon, that ignited a house and damaged two others in northeast Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:30 PM on October 31, 2014 by multiple 9-1-1 callers reporting a...

Friday, October 31, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

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...

Thursday, October 30, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - ‘Daylight Saving Time’ ends on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 and residents are reminded to move their clocks back one hour, test their smoke alarms and practice their family’s fire evacuation plan.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department want your Halloween celebration to be memorable for all the right reasons. Help firefighters and paramedics by following and sharing these LAFD safety tips!

BEFORE HALLOWEEN

- Plan costumes that are bright and reflective....

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - In the wake of a Major Emergency structure fire in Venice on Saturday, October 25, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section requested the assistance of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Response Team (NRT) to aid in the cause investigation...

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