Wednesday, May 27, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Any loss in the Los Angeles Fire Department family weighs heavy on the hearts of all members. Late Tuesday night, May 26, 2015, FEMA Search and Rescue K9 “Boogie” lost her life in a house fire at the home of her handler and owner, LAFD Firefighter/Paramedic Jason Chapman.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
LOS ANGELES - LOS ANGELES – Investigators from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Criminal Conspiracy Section on Wednesday, announced the arrest of 56-year-old Dawud Abdulwali in connection to the December 8, 2014, arson fire at the Da Vinci Apartment complex on Temple Street.
Friday, May 22, 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department unveiled a new web-based application called The Compliance Engine that continuously ensures public safety in the most technologically driven way possible.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
10TH ANNUAL FILL THE BOOT CAMPAIGN - The Los Angeles Fire Department is honored to again support United Firefighters of Los Angeles (UFLAC) Local 112 in the 10th Annual Fill the Boot campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson-Counter-Terrorism Section have been investigating a series of small trash fires set outside South Los Angeles buildings in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 14, 2015.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is dedicated to your safety and ensuring we provide the best possible service to the citizens of Los Angeles. This morning, the Fire Commission honored a group of individuals whose work over a 10 month period helped make you even safer. LAFD dispatchers, medical personnel and civilians collaborated to build an entirely new dispatching protocol from scratch called, Tiered Dispatching System (TDS).
Sunday, May 17, 2015
HOLLYWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded Saturday morning to 1776 N Cahuenga Blvd for a broken gas line that required over 100 people to evacuate from nearby buildings.
Friday, May 15, 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has sponsored the high school Fire Instruction Recruitment and Education (FIRE) program since 1999, providing equipment and personnel as needed. The program offers training for high school cadets in firefighting and emergency services; students served by this program change their perspective and their vision for the future. The program currently serves students from the Harbor and Valley area high schools.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
LOS ANGELES - With the pending arrival of a Spring storm, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.