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WASHINGTON - With the proliferation of fire a threat to community safety and security, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced the appointment of Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Kristin M. Crowley to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). Los…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
MISSION HILLS - Two men were injured and a woman killed, after an elderly motorist apparently lost control of her vehicle in the service drive of a north San Fernando Valley car dealership Wednesday morning. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 9:11 AM on August 9, 2023, of a multi-patient traffic…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
VAN NUYS - The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a small plane that crashed on the runway, burst into flames, and killed two occupants on board.     Your LAFD responded to the gate near the 16300 block of West Waterman Drive at 10:37 AM on August 2, 2023, where a small fixed-…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The quick thinking and swift action of two LAFD firefighters saved a man's life, before he could decide to jump, or fall, from a freeway overpass. On September 27, 2021, LAFD Engine 52 was dispatched to reports of a Jumper on Sunset Boulevard, which is not an uncommon incident for the area…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to honor the achievements of seventy LAFD uniformed and civilian members who have successfully completed the demanding process of promoting in rank or status within the Department. Promotion Ceremony from Los Angeles Fire Department on Vimeo.  …
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD - A fire involving vehicles in a carport quickly spread to a pair of apartment buildings in Hollywood late Wednesday afternoon, briefly trapping and injuring one woman, and displacing twenty-two residents. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the first of several 9-1-1 callers at 5:21…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SAN PEDRO - The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department have been deeply saddened by the death of active duty Firefighter/Paramedic Valerie L. Roberts on May 20, 2023.  Firefighter/Paramedic Roberts began her LAFD career on February 16, 1993. She was assigned to the Department's Quality…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
WESTLAKE - When an early morning blaze ripped through a vacant structure, firefighters battled the fire on multiple fronts and successfully saved a four story apartment building and large church. At 2:46AM on July 10, 2023 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to 2422 West 7th Street in Westlake…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - "Think About Your Neighbors" and celebrate SAFELY this year. All fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety remain illegal for personal use in the City of Los Angeles. Attending a professional fireworks show is the safest and smartest way to celebrate Independence Day 2023…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles City Firefighters battled a Downtown structure fire, which began as a large outside rubbish fire which spread to several businesses in a row of commercial buildings, that had occupied residential units across the second floor. Firefighters arrived to the Flower District of Downtown…
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