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Thursday, July 5, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With 43 child deaths in the United States last year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of...

Monday, July 2, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

VERMONT SQUARE - Despite the rapid response of Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters, a 38 year-old man has succumbed to his injuries following an early morning structure fire.

At 3:15 AM on July 2, 2018, firefighters responded to a 9-1-1 call at...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The early decision to request additional ground and air resources based on the smoke visible enroute made all the difference - LAFD hit it hard and fast.

At 1:57PM on 12 June, 2018 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire at...

Thursday, June 14, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

FINAL UPDATE: THIS IS THE FINAL UPDATE PROVIDED FOR THE PORTOLA FIRE  (Wildfire) NEAR BEVERLY CREST / BENEDICT CANYON
Last Updated:  5:45 PM, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
 
Evacuation Orders:  All evacuations were lifted at 8PM...

LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department reminds you that all fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety remain illegal in the City of Los Angeles.

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Friday, June 8, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - On Tuesday June 5, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) honored Battalion Chief Craig White, the only LAFD Member to participate in each of four major out-of...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - In today's 12th annual LAFD Merit Scholar Awards Ceremony, the academic excellence and demonstrated leadership of 11 college-bound students was honored.

The Merit Scholar Awards are cash grants, made possible through the Jean Perkins Foundation, of up to $30,000 ($7,500 per year while...
Sunday, June 3, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EAST HOLLYWOOD -
It took 118 Los Angeles Firefighters just 74 minutes to fully extinguish a predawn conflagration that consumed remnants of a two story strip mall and displaced more than a dozen neighborning residents - before sending one of their own to the hospital early Sunday morning. ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - On May 15th, 2018, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) recognized Firefighter Timothy Saldana for his swift and brave actions that potentially saved a young woman’s life during a psychiatric emergency.

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Friday, May 4, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - On Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM all Neighborhood Fire Stations in the City of Los Angeles will be expecting your visit.

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