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Friday, August 24, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

The brush fires currently burning throughout the State are events which many in the fire service now consider to be our “new normal.”  We attribute this brush fire activity to three main factors:

  1. Global Warming

  2. ...

Thursday, August 23, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - On Tuesday August 21, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) honored the FireStat for being critically instrumental in generating millions of dollars for our Department.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Scores of Los Angeles Firefighters labored for three-and-a-half hours early Wednesday morning to limit intense flames to a downtown garment business.
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At 5:00AM on August...

Friday, August 17, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SILVER LAKE -
A woman was found dead Friday evening in her Riverside Drive apartment, following a fire.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by the first of several 9-1-1...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

BOYLE HEIGHTS - One firefighter was injured when fast moving flames swept through a cabinetry shop in Boyle Heights during the noon hour Wednesday. 
 
The first of several 9-1-1 calls arrived at 12:03 PM on August 15, 2018, notifying the Los Angeles Fire Department of...

Friday, August 3, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

A tremendous team effort across both city and private entities resulted in a new K9 Arson/Evidence collection vehicle, custom built to protect a valuable asset.

K9 Blue has a new ride!

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

VENICE - On the morning of July 31, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 4:39 AM of a structure fire in the 900 block of South 4th Avenue in Venice.  Firefighters quickly arrived to find a one-story...

Friday, July 27, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

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LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas on Monday joined local hospital officials and the LAFD Medical Director to launch the expansion of the successful Advanced Provider Response Unit (APRU) program.

Two and a half years after establishing the first APRU pilot...

Monday, July 23, 2018 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LEIMERT PARK - Despite the quick actions of firefighters, two people were sadly found deceased following a house fire. <--break->

On July 22, 2018, the Los Angeles...

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