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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES  – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has fortified resources at four busy fire stations as the result of a $15.4 million dollar federal grant that was awarded to the Department last year.

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Friday, July 13, 2018 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

NORTHRIDGE - Despite flames quickly erupting inside a one-story commercial building, firefighters aggressively stopped the spread to an adjoining business and nearby condominium complex.<--break->

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

GRIFFITH PARK - A wildfire in Griffith Park consumed 25 acres of grass and brush, sending one firefighter to the hospital before it was controlled by the combined efforts of more than 200 firefighters.

At 2:09 PM on July 10, 2018, the Los Angeles Fire Department quickly...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - If you haven't heard already, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is proud to recognize our Paramedic members by unveiling the new Paramedic Rocker Patch. The LAFD continually strives to be a premier Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider in Southern California and a leader...

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...

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...

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