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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department encountered the first known hoverboard fire in the City, fortunately no one was injured.At 11:18AM, on December 30, 2015, a LAFD engine was flagged down by LAPD in the 900 block of S Vermont Av to a hoverboard, on the sidewalk, fully involved in flames.  Firefighters…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - Four South Los Angeles residents escaped with little more than their lives Wednesday night, when flames erupted in a home not equipped with functional smoke alarms.The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 9:19 PM on December 23, 2015 to 515 West 59th Place in South Los Angeles. Firefighters…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
This week, your ‪‎LAFD‬ responded to 9,067 calls. This special moment captured below may not have been one of them, but it did prove to be among the best parts of our week.Read on in our latest Week in Review.Subscribe to our weekly newsletter by following us on Medium.…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters took only 16 mins to arrive and extinguish the fire but sadly, found a deceased adult male inside.At 20:49PM on December 16, 2015, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 433 S Hobart Bl. Arriving units found a three story (over parking) apartment…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - An impressive black, billowing column of smoke startled residents from Hollywood all the way down to the South Bay.  At 10:12AM on December 12, 2015, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 20810 S Denker Av in Harbor Gateway.  While still enroute, firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - This was a week filled with good news, kindness and hard work by Your LAFD.  As the weather turns cold tonight, we hope you'll stay warm and safe and take a moment to share the week with us.LAFD Week In Review December 11, 2015
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A strong defensive firefight from all four sides of a large, commercial building prevented the massive fire from spreading.The Los Angeles Fire Department received a reported structure fire call at 5:33 AM on December 11, 2015.  Upon arriving at 1824 E Washington Blvd, firefighters found a large,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - SAVE Offers Immediate On-The-Spot Help to Victims of Catastrophic LossComing together in a unique joint event in downtown Los Angeles, fire department leadership from Los Angeles City and Los Angeles County today announced their participation in Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) SAVE…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Recognizing that Southern California’s brush fire season is now year-round, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas formally accepted delivery on Tuesday of five new Type III Wildland Fire Engines from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). These new 4x4…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The combined efforts of the Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Angeles National Forest, Glendale Fire Department and Burbank Fire Department ensured a timely knockdown of a 15 acre brush fire in the canyon leading into Angeles National Forest.At 3:07PM on December 7,…
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