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Sunday, April 5, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

<p>WILMINGTON - We wanted to briefly share a positive story we missed from the recent April 2nd <a href="http://lafd.org/news/lafd-battles-suspicious-wilmington-hotel-fire-where-residents-jump-windows-escape-1-dead-15" target="_blank">Wilmington Hotel fire</a...

Thursday, April 2, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Wilmington - Los Angeles Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out April 2, 2015 a hotel, killing a man and injuring 15 other people, including some who leaped
out of windows in a desperate effort to escape intense flames.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Captain Jaime Moore has completed his tour-of-duty as Public Information Officer (PIO). He excelled as a PIO and a leader in our agency and he promoted through the ranks to Battalion Chief. He is now a Commander in Battalion 11.

We are pleased to announce that Captain Daniel Curry is now...

Monday, March 23, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Today, we honored our fallen. On March 23, 1998, a LAFD helicopter was transporting a 12-year-old girl to the hospital when Fire 3 crash landed killing her, as well as Firefighter/Paramedic Michael A. Butler, Apparatus Operator Michael D. McComb and Firefighter/Paramedic Eric B. Reiner...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Los Angeles - The 2015 ASICS LA Marathon will host an estimated 26,000 participants, and we expect it to be a hot one. The marathon starts at Dodger Stadium and ends in Santa Monica. The...

Thursday, March 12, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

KOREATOWN - An uninjured man was rescued from the roof of a house, as fire ripped through the second floor and attic. Aggressive actions by LAFD firefighters limit the damage to the two story, 104 year old home, which housed a first floor business below the residential living space.

At 8:14 PM on...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

SACRAMENTO - Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Terrazas on Wednesday testified at a parole hearing against the release of a convicted arsonist responsible for the death of...

Thursday, March 5, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

An approximate 70 year-old male was hurt Thursday after his vintage plane crashed on a golf course in Venice California.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has been moving aggressively to correct regulatory violations cited by the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal EPA) related to the Department’s administration and oversight of...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

EAST HOLLYWOOD - A fire in a Santa Monica Boulevard retail boutique killed a pet dog and left a woman fighting for her life, after she was unable to escape makeshift living space at the rear of the business Wednesday morning.

The...

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