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LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders
Westlake - Tuesday, April 7, 2015: Los Angeles Firefighters rescued two trapped from a structure fire in a multi-story commercial building at 1543 W. Olympic Bl. at 7:45 p.m Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV Upon arrival, units reported fire showing from the 5th floor of the building, extending…
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…
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. At 3:13 AM your LAFD responded to a Structure Fire at 111 East C Street.…
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 serving…
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. Today,…
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 route will wind through the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. Because there…
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 March 12,…
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 LAFD Apparatus Operator Thomas G. Taylor. Chief Terrazas was joined by Captain Frank Lima, president of United Firefighters of…
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. Just before 2:30 PM on March 5, 2015, Los Angeles and Santa Monica Firefighters responded to multiple 911 calls regarding an aircraft down at the 1200 block of Rose Avenue.…
LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department has joined with the PulsePoint Foundation and The Wireless Foundation to bring life-saving technology to Angelenos via PulsePoint, a mobile app designed to increase citizen awareness of cardiac events beyond a traditional “witnessed” area and engage them in…
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