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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CENTRAL-ALAMEDA - An early morning fire ignited a building under construction, creating a massive blaze which sent two people to the hospital.  At 3:25AM on November 28, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported rubbish fire in the 1500 block of E Vernon Ave. Within two minutes, as…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Thank you for helping make the holidays bright. The Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive will return November 29, 2024. Deserving children across Southern California eagerly look forward to the annual Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive. Though the program is sponsored…
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: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Did you know? One day of the year has 3 to 4 times more fires than any other day: Thanksgiving. Los Angeles Firefighters understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. That's why we are stressing the importance of kitchen safety, especially…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation's annual VALOR Awards Ceremony honored outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. Ceremony Welcome Starts at 30.00 - Main Presentations Begin at 1.34.34 Event Photo Album VALOR 2023 was held on November 13, 2023…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
UPDATE: November 28, 2023 The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) released the results of a windshield survey, today, of specific fire hazards at freeway underpasses, following a massive blaze on November 11, 2023, in the 1700 block of East 14th Street in Downtown Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Over 60 firefighters worked together to evaluate 33 patients while investigating and containing the spill of an unknown chemical at LA Live. At 11:58AM on November 10, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of LA Live Way for a reported chemical spill.  The…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Commission recognized LAFD Captain Jason Jamal for springing into action, while off duty, to lift a car off of a teenage boy, allowing first-arriving Paramedics to quickly perform life-saving measures. On August 5, 2022, Los Angeles City Fire Captain Jason Jamal was off…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - There is no reason to be unprepared for a wildfire, and your Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Emergency Management Department and MySafe:LA are here to show you how. vídeo en español While we've been fortunate to not have a significant brush fire in Los Angeles…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - How does the Los Angeles Fire Department decide where to strategically place resources during high wildfire danger? The answer is science. Your LAFD utilizes a Burning Index (BI) to determine exactly when and where apparatus and personnel should be pre-deployed. It takes a…
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