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Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Firefighters successfully defended a building under construction as fire ripped through two North Hollywood businesses. At 9:07PM, the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to reports of an outside fire extending into a structure in the 5400 block of N Tujunga Av in North Hollywood.…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS - Firefighters in the central San Fernando Valley battled a pair of large-scale commercial structure fires Friday evening, the largest involving a vacant automobile dealership that was heavily damaged by fire.   It was a busy 24 hour shift for the the crew from Los Angeles Fire Department …
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS - Fast, well coordinated teamwork by firefighters spared eight businesses from harm Friday night in the central San Fernando Valley, when a greater alarm fire erupted in a long, narrow multi-tenant commercial building.   The fire was reported to the Los Angeles Fire Department at 7:22 PM on…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - How will the popular Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive work during COVID-19? There have been some significant changes. To keep you, firefighters and needy children safe, we are sadly NOT able to receive toy donations at neighborhood fire stations this year. To make sure no deserving child…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CHATSWORTH - A major blaze lit the night sky in Chatsworth and firefighters battled for over 90 minutes to quell the flames.     At 9:53PM on December 16, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to 20150 W Sunburst St for a reported structure fire. The first arriving fire companies found a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The quick work of firefighters both on the ground and in the air prevented a brush fire from moving up the Sepulveda Pass. At 12:10PM on December 16, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the NB 405 Freeway at The Getty Center for a reported brush fire.   The first arriving…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters cut through window bars to rescue an elderly man from his burning home but were not able to save the woman inside. At 8:41AM on December 14, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2451 N Eastern Street in the El Sereno neighborhood of Los…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Despite prompt notification and the rapid response of firefighters, fast moving flames consumed a downtown Los Angeles commercial building Tuesday evening.     The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 4:11 PM on December 8, 2020 by the first of several 9-1-1 callers, and soon…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - One man perished and another was critically burned in a raging house fire in South Los Angeles. At 4:26AM on December 7, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1438 E 55th Street. The first arriving firefighters found a 1, 332 square foot, one story,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californians to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road. Strong winds compound wildfire danger. We therefore ask residents - especially those in foothill and wildland communities - to use…
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