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Friday, August 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With very hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:

  • Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather.
  • Prepare your household, pets and workplace.
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Friday, August 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With 52 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...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LAKE BALBOA - A non-injury brush fire in the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area was held to less than seven acres Tuesday afternoon, but not before displacing scores of homeless persons who had taken residence in the area's thick vegetation.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

With flames mere feet away from several homes in San Pedro, firefighters successfully defended a cul-de-sac from any damage.

At 5:43PM on July 20th, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department received a call for a reported rubbish fire in the...

Thursday, July 11, 2019 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -

Despite challenges faced trying to access a deep seated fire in closely packed units, firefighters successfully defended numerous businesses from an early morning...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - On March 29, 2019, one civilian and nine LAFD members executed life saving measures with great skill and precision to save a 78-year-old man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

Mr. Yona noticed a man lying in the street and called 9-1-1. After dispatching units to the...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas will join Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Jeff Gorell to award the first prize in the “LA’s Safest Driver” contest. The winner, Steven King, who works at the University of California, is named the “Safest Driver” in the Youth...

Friday, June 28, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

Why should my family attend a Professional Fireworks Show?

All fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. Those who use, possess or transport any type...

Friday, June 21, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

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