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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire raging in the back of a home in Central-Alameda left a 60-year-old male dead. At 10:18AM on October 25, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1200 block of E 35th Street in Central-Alameda to reports of a structure fire. The first arriving fire company found a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters battled an early morning fire in Hollywood, preventing the blaze from spreading throughout a large, old hotel. At 5:52AM on October 23, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1400 block of N New Hampshire Ave for a reported structure fire. The first arriving…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
PANORAMA CITY - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a house fire in the San Fernando Valley Wednesday morning, where one woman died and five others were injured.   The fire was reported at 8:08 AM on October 18, 2023 at 8766 Matilija Avenue in Panorama City. Firefighters arrived quickly to…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - You are invited to join firefighters, their families and millions of others who will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” on October 19th at 10:19 AM (your local time) in the 2023 International ShakeOut!     Participating is a great way…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Today, Firefighters in Los Angeles City were recognized for their efforts in saving a man's life, who was electrocuted at his worksite in 2017, on the roof of a building.     A call came in to Los Angeles' Metropolitan Fire Communications dispatch center on October 23, 2017, from a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SHERMAN OAKS - First responders from across California joined members of the Los Angeles Fire Department on September 28, 2023, at the formal dedication of the John Ruedy Memorial Training Center, a regional facility focused on providing both classroom education and hands-on training in urban search and rescue…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
WILMINGTON - Avoiding the surrounding neighborhood, the pilot of a small plane crashed the aircraft into a large soccer field in Wilmington.  At 12:53PM on September 25, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to reports of a plane crash at 401 W Westmont Dr in Wilmington. Firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
The Los Angeles City Fire Department has prided itself on ensuring firefighters look professional while providing service to the citizens of Los Angeles.  Over 15 years ago, the Department decided to develop a policy that required all members to cover their tattoos, branding, and/or…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
RESEDA - The Los Angeles Fire Department’s Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section arrested a suspect in connection with a recent series of arson fires in the Reseda area, after LAFD responded to fourteen suspicious fires in the Reseda Area last week. During a 72-hour period, during the second week of…
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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Scores of Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters continue to extinguish the smoldering remnants of a Major Emergency Structure Fire at 329 East 4th Street late Tuesday night.   The blaze, reported at 1:06 PM on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, brought more than 150 LAFD personnel to battle…
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