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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With at least 24 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 right now: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of being left alone in a hot vehicle! Always put something you'll need…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:50 AM on June 8, 2021 to the 200 block of East 3rd Street in Downtown Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived quickly to find a century-old commercial building engulfed in flames. One hundred fifty firefighters under the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
FINAL INCIDENT UPDATE: 6:00PM 26 May  As of 6:00PM today, the #PalisadesFire is 100% contained. Firefighters will remain on-scene patrolling to ensure all hotspots are fully extinguished. Fortunately, due to firefighter's relentless efforts, no homes were damaged or destroyed, no…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - During the month of May, the Fire Service will be participating in a nationwide Stand Down for Suicide Prevention. This is an excellent opportunity to have honest and real conversations about life stressors that can take our service members to the brink of suicide, or the factors that…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Every second Saturday in May, your Los Angeles Fire Department hosts Fire Service Day, opening our neighborhood fire station doors to the community for tours, exhibits, and face-to-face interactions with our firefighters (under much better conditions than when you usually see us in times of need).…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
CENTRAL-ALAMEDA - A late-night commercial fire destroyed an industrial building and killed one man inside of his business. In the last few remaining minutes of Monday, May 3, 2021, at 11:57 PM, the alarm went out to alert firefighters of a commercial building engulfed in flames on the 1800 block…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WEST LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department discovered a man dead inside a burning West Los Angeles home Saturday night.  The fire was first reported to 9-1-1 at 8:37 PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021 by a passing motorist uncertain of the burning home's location. Sent nearby, firefighters pursued a column of smoke…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
VALOR is the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation's annual awards ceremony honoring LAFD members for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. This ceremony recognized actions taken during 2020. To support this and other projects and programs made possible by the Los Angeles Fire…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VENICE - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:37 AM on April 21, 2021 to 129 East Club House Avenue in Venice, where firefighters arrived quickly to find fire involving a 1,206 square-foot one-story home. With reports that a person may have been trapped inside the residence, a relentless and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A well-established brush fire quickly consumed one home but firefighter’s quick action and teamwork prevented the spread and further damage to the surrounding structures. At 1:24PM on April 20, 2021, the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire in the 2800 block of N…
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