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LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
LOS ANGELES - Six people were injured and five of them were hospitalized in a three-story accidental motel fire in the Westlake area Christmas evening, including two in critical condition.   Just after 6:00 PM the LAFD responded to a Greater Alarm Structure Fire at 1906 West 3rd Street to find…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WESTWOOD - A stubborn electrical fire in the walls of a Westwood apartment building Saturday evening, displaced those living in six units and sent one woman to the hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:26 PM on December 20, 2014 to 10635 Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood, where firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
LOS ANGELES – Members from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced that the on-scene origin and cause investigation into the December…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and officials from the National Response Team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), are requesting the public’s help in identifying two potential witnesses seen in video footage  taken the morning of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main
LOS ANGELES - An early morning inferno destroyed a large apartment building under construction and severely damaged two nearby high-rise buildings.  The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:20 AM on December 8th, 2014 to 906 North Fremont Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HARBOR GATEWAY - It took the combined effort of 97 Los Angeles Firefighters nearly seven hours Tuesday, to extinguish a stubborn blaze involving combustible metal in a south Los Angeles industrial park.    Alerted by a fire alarm monitoring service at 11:09 AM on December 2, 2014, the Los Angeles Fire Department…
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
As you know, winter storms are moving across the Southern California area starting late Monday night, bringing significant rainfall, gusty winds and thunderstorms to Los Angeles through Wednesday.  Moderate to heavy rain is predicted to spread quickly into Los Angeles by early Tuesday morning.…
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
DOWNTOWN - Los Angeles firefighters battled a non-injury commercial building fire in downtown LA's garment district on November 29, 2014.   Just after 2:30 AM, LAFD respond to 1409 Santee Street to find a row of one-story commercial buildings and smoke in the area. Firefighters conducted an investigation and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
Did you know? Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment.   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: Erik Scott
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) invites the public to an anniversary and BBQ celebration at Fire Station 39, as it celebrates 75 years of service to the residents of Los Angeles. Fire Station 39, at 14415 Sylvan Street, Van Nuys, 91401, first opened in July 1939, and is the oldest active…
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