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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handy, the 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain timely information about traffic, transit and transportation - or even to summon roadside assistance. For those near a computer or smartphone, we're pleased to offer some…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD - Fast moving flames damaged five residential buildings and led to four persons sustaining injury in the Hollywood Studio District Friday morning. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by a 9-1-1 caller at 9:08 AM on Friday, January 22, 2021 of a structure fire at 1245 North Bronson Avenue in…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SUN VALLEY - It took more than a hundred City of Los Angeles firefighters nearly four hours to fully control a stubborn non-injury fire that tore through a long vacant restaurant in the northeast San Fernando Valley Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:41 PM on January 20, 2021…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
HYDE PARK - A fierce battle late into the night resulted in a large commercial building being saved from damage by a neighboring blaze. At 12:24AM on January 20, 2021 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to 4401 S Crenshaw Blvd for a reported structure fire.     Crews arrived to find a two…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
RESEDA - A wind-driven tree fire spread through several blocks burning structures and vegetation. On Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11:53 AM, LAFD responded to a structure fire at the 18000 block of Elkwood St. The fire appeared to have started in ornamental vegetation near Strathern St, then was fueled…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VENICE - An outside fire quickly spread to and destroyed a vacant commercial building near the Venice Beach Boardwalk just before dawn Wednesday, but thankfully caused no injury. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified of a rubbish fire at 6:19 AM on January 13, 2021 at 723 South Ocean Front Walk in…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The inaugural LAFD Photo of the Year competition left no doubts as to the viewers choice, with Dakota Clark rising to the top. Throughout the year, photographers from across the region capture images of Your Los Angeles City Fire Department in action. Structure fires, brush fires, traffic…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
On Saturday December 19, 2020 between the hours of 3:27AM and 4:08AM, five distinct fires in close proximity, were reported to or discovered by the Los Angeles City Fire Department. The fires involved buildings on two separate church properties, a utility pole, a vehicle and rubbish.  The LAFD…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EAGLE ROCK - Though a functional smoke alarm was able to awaken two residents to safely escape their burning home, a woman was later found dead inside the northeast Los Angeles residence, that was heavily involved with fire. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 3:51 AM on December 28, 2020 of a…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CANOGA PARK - A fast-moving arson fire heavily damaged a west San Fernando Valley apartment building early Tuesday morning, displacing 16 residents, including seven children. With all their possessions gone, so was their hope for a Merry Christmas...until the Spark of Love program delivered.   The Los…
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