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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
Thank you to KTLA 5 for the footage.   VERMONT-SLAUSON - Fire Inspectors led an evacuation due to illegal and unsafe habitation of a single-story building zoned for commercial use. LAFD Firefighters, LAPD, Department of Building and Safety, and a Councilmember were some of the team on scene…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - This morning during a meeting of the Los Angeles Fire Commission, the executive leadership of the Los Angeles Fire Department formally recognized a trio of Firefighters from LAFD Station 9 for saving the lives of several persons trapped inside a burning building. The incident took place on the…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Despite a common attic connecting four businesses in a larger commercial building, firefighters prevented the blaze from extending beyond one unit. At 5:26PM on June 14, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 20934 W Victory Blvd in Woodland Hills. …
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - On June 11, 2019, during the 13th annual LAFD Merit Scholar Awards Ceremony, the academic excellence and demonstrated leadership of college-bound students was honored. The Merit Scholar Awards are cash grants, made possible through the Jean Perkins Foundation, of up to $30,000 ($7,…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - An early morning blaze damaged five businesses in North Hollywood, blanketing the neighborhood in heavy smoke. At 5:33AM on June 10, 2019, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 5241 N Lankershim Blvd.  With a large plume of smoke visible while enroute,…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
WESTCHESTER - One man was found dead in Westchester Wednesday morning, when firefighters entered a vacant boarded-up residential structure on fire.    The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a 9-1-1 call at 5:45 AM on June 4, 2019 to 9027 S Ramsgate Ave in Westchester, where firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On the morning of March 30, 2019, tragedy was averted and a life saved thanks to the teamwork of a bystander and Your Los Angeles Fire Department. Just after 7:30AM, Mr James Handel saw a 41-year old man collapase in the street and start shaking. Mr Handel took immediate action, calling 9-1-1. …
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
A rainy, cold morning did not stop the community of Mandeville Canyon from participating in a potential live-saving brush fire evacuation drill On May 19, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department, along with all our partners in public safety, conducted a large-scale drill, simulating a fast-moving…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
ATWATER VILLAGE - Specially trained Los Angeles Firefighters safely rescued three homeless people from the rain-swollen Los Angeles River late Thursday morning. A comprehensive ground and air response brought a pair of LAFD rescue helicopters, as well as dozens of Los Angeles Firefighters - including a pair of…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Do not be fooled by the much-needed rain this winter, we are still at risk for a destructive brush fire but YOU can make all the difference if you are Prepared for Wildfire. The first week of May is "Wildfire Preparedness Week" in California and we ask you to take the time to evaluate your level…
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