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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Due to unhealthy air quality, the City of Los Angeles will activate Smoke Relief Centers at the following Department of Recreation and Parks sites on Sunday, September 13, 2020, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.: South LA Sports Activity Center | 7020 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90003 | (323) 758-8716…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Just after 3 PM on September 11, 2020, LAFD responded to an aircraft down at the 7000 block of Hayvenhurst Ave in Lake Balboa. Firefighters arrived to find a single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft down in a parking lot just west of Van Nuys airport. Firefighters pulled hose lines and quickly…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
9/11 Memorial Video 2020 from Los Angeles Fire Department on Vimeo. This year marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Each year we hold a ceremony to remember the people and events of that fateful day. However, this year due to the coronavirus, we have had to…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ARTS DISTRICT - A fierce fire in a non-operational downtown warehouse undergoing demolition, challenged firefighters for more than an hour Tuesday morning, but thankfully caused no injury.  The Los Angeles City Fire Department was notified at 11:49 AM on August 11, 2020 of a structure fire at 1540 East…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
If you are seeking to DONATE TOYS to the Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive, please click here. If you are an organization located in the City of Los Angeles that wishes to RECEIVE TOYS this holiday season, please carefully…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Despite outside temperatures exceeding 100 degrees and a fire initially encroaching on several homes, firefighters waged an aggressive battle and defended a hillside neighborhood. At 1:09 PM on July 31, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire in the 8100 block…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) extends its most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Firefighter III/Paramedic (FF/PM) Jose M. Perez.  FF/PM Perez passed away due to COVID-19 complications on Saturday, July 25, 2020.  FF/PM Perez leaves behind a wife and three children.…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
After battling for over two hours, firefighters knocked down a stubborn commercial fire and protected neighboring businesses from damage. At 11:32AM on July 24, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at  9041 W Pico Blvd. Firefighters arrived to find a…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Despite a common attic and heavy fire showing upon arrival, firefighters battled an early morning blaze and saved multiple businesses. At 3:56AM on July 14, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 803 W Chavez Ave in Downtown Los Angeles. Firefighters…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters battled heavy fire in an apartment building, successfully defending eight of the 16 units from damage.  Unfortunately, almost 50 residents were displaced and three transported with respiratory issues, as the fire consumed half the complex.   At 9:20PM, on July 4, 2020, the Los…
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