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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
WESTWOOD - Despite the swift response of firefighters, an apartment was damaged by flames early Thursday morning, and sadly took the life of one man. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the 9-1-1 call at 1:57 AM on December 3, 2020, to respond to a structure fire at 1749 South Kelton…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
DOWNTOWN - A commercial structure fire in Downtown LA on Wednesday evening took over 100 firefighters and nearly two hours to extinguish. LAFD responded to the 500 block of E 9th St at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, to find heavy fire in a large two-story commercial building.…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PACOIMA - A small plane crashed near Whiteman airport, killing the only person on board, and setting landscape vegetation and multiple cars and on fire. LAFD responded on Thursday, November 12, 2020, to the 10600 block of North Sutter Avenue to find a small aircraft that made a high impact crash on a…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PALMS - A massive fire caused the roof of a vacant dental building to collapse. On Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 11:20 AM, 91 LAFD firefighters battled a greater alarm two-story commercial structure fire at 10801 W Venice Blvd in the Palms community. After an initial interior (offensive) attack, crews…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EAGLE ROCK - Despite the swift response of firefighters, a home in northeast Los Angeles was destroyed by flames Monday evening and sadly took the life of one man. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the 9-1-1 call of a neighbor at 5:44 PM on November 9, 2020, to respond to a structure fire at…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
HARBOR GATEWAY - An early morning fire in a Harbor Gateway home took the life of an 81 year old man.  At 6:34AM, on November 8, 2020, the Los Angeles City Fire Department and one engine from the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at in the 500 block of W 157th Street in the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On May 16, 2020, a massive fireball engulfed 11 Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters while they were battling a commercial building fire in downtown Los Angeles, sending them all to the hospital with burn injuries.  UPDATE: November 30, 2020 The most seriously…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Fire blew through the roof and into the night sky as firefighters battled to save clothing businesses in Downtown Los Angeles. At 8:03PM on October 30, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 917 S San Julian Street in Downtown LA. The first arriving…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department debuted the first robotic firefighting vehicle in the United States, putting it to use on its first day in service. The Thermite RS3 (manufactured by Textron: Howe & Howe Technologies) is a compact, low-center of gravity, wide chassis, industrial robotic…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An early morning blaze erupted in the Fashion District of Downtown Los Angeles, inflicting heavy damage to commercial structures.   At 4:43AM on October 13, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 801 S Crocker Street in Downtown Los Angeles. The fire…
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