PACIFIC PALISADES - Firefighters found an acre-and-a-half brush fire with flames rapidly spreading uphill in medium to heavy brush. Quick action by firefighters ultimately held the burn area to approximately five acres.
LOS ANGELES - A rubbish fire along the 210 Freeway quickly grew into a brush fire but crews prevented it from taking hold.
At 3:39PM on August 9, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported rubbish fire on the Westbound 210 Freeway at Yarnell Street in Sylmar.
When the first...
LOS ANGELES - During morning commute, an overturned fuel tanker led to a full closure of the Northbound 5 Freeway through the Griffith Park area for over seven hours while LAFD worked with CHP and CalTrans to mitigate the hazard.
At 7:10AM on August 7, 2019 the Los Angeles...
EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD firefighers responded to a smoldering underground fire in the basement of a Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Sunset Blvd. Smoke filled three floors, causing evacuations of those floors. In just under one hour, the fire was extinguished, floors safely evacuated, and work to eliminate the...
LAKE BALBOA - A non-injury brush fire in the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area was held to less than seven acres Tuesday afternoon, but not before displacing scores of homeless persons who had taken residence in the area's thick vegetation....
With flames mere feet away from several homes in San Pedro, firefighters successfully defended a cul-de-sac from any damage.
At 5:43PM on July 20th, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department received a call for a reported rubbish fire in the...
Despite challenges faced trying to access a deep seated fire in closely packed units, firefighters successfully defended numerous businesses from an early morning...
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