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Public Invited to Remember 9/11 in Los Angeles
Thursday, September 3, 2015

LOS ANGELES - In many ways, it is hard to believe that fourteen years have passed since our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001. While time moves forward, it in no way lessens the resolve of firefighters who loudly pledge:

We Shall Never Forget!

LAFD Makes Quick Work of Downtown L.A. Fire
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Despite massive flames on their arrival, Los Angeles Firefighters quickly extinguished - without injury, a fire in a vacant downtown building Wednesday evening.

LAFD Presents the Medal of Valor
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES - This morning the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) was honored to acknowledge two incidents worthy of recognition. One was an on-duty EMS incident and the other was an off-duty lake rescue, but they had one thing in common, an outstanding LAFD member.

LAFD Battles Blaze in South L.A. Marijuana Dispensary
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - It took the combined effort of more than 100 firefighters to extinguish a greater alarm fire at a medical marijuana dispensary early Tuesday morning.

Mourning the Loss of our Brother Steven Robinson
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department mourns the loss of LAFD Pilot/Firefighter Steven L. Robinson who passed away on August 9, 2015.   

Pilot/Firefighter Robinson served the people of Los Angeles for nearly 30 years as a Firefighter, Pilot, and Dispatcher with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

LAFD Paramedics Stress Hot Weather Safety
Monday, August 24, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With the prediction of dangerously high temperatures in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:

• Minimize the risks of hot weather.
• Prepare your household, pets and workplace.
• Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat.

Four Suffer Minor Injury in Downtown Los Angeles Explosion
Thursday, August 20, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Four people sustained minor injury, when an explosion rocked the basement of a high rise building in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night. 

One Man Perishes, Another Injured in Van Nuys Fire
Sunday, August 16, 2015

VAN NUYS - One man died, and his would-be rescuer was injured, when flames engulfed a converted garage in the central San Fernando Valley early Sunday morning.

Children, Hot Weather & Cars = Danger!
Thursday, August 13, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With 31 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.

LAFD Urges Greater Fire Safety as Drone Usage Increases
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

LOS ANGELES -  

LAFD Urges Greater Fire Safety as Drone Usage Increases

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, with city, state and federal leaders urged greater fire safety today in the face of an increasing number of drones. Chief Terrazas was joined by Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28), State Assemblymember Mike Gatto, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmember Mitch Englander.

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