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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - LAFD and LAPD responded to a man on a scaffolding with reports of him threatening to jump. The man refused help and outlasted officers and firefighters, staying up there through the night and into the next day. At 4:30 P.M. on Friday, January 31, 2020, LAFD and LAPD responded to 6801 Hollywood…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SAWTELLE - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:37 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11740 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived to rescue over a dozen victims while fighting the fire. As firefighters overhauled what they thought would be their only high-rise structure fire of the…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
BRENTWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 6:30 A.M. on January 29, 2020 to 11601 Wilshire Blvd in Brentwood, where firefighters arrived quickly to discover that a construction wind-breaking material ignited and sparked fire through the lower floors of a high-rise office building. A 26-…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - It took 135 firefighters more than an hour to fully extinguish heavy fire in a vacant one-story commercial building in downtown L.A., early Wednesday morning.  The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:44 AM on January 29, 2020 to 1405 East 15th Street in the Fashion District of downtown…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WOODLAND HILLS - A woman was hospitalized in grave condition Thursday afternoon, after being rescued from her burning home in the west San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 1:53 PM on January 23, 2020 of a structure fire at 23530 Burbank Boulevard in Woodland Hills. Firefighters…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PACOIMA - An explosion near an electrical panel sparks a fire and sends one man to the hospital. On the afternoon of Wednesday, January 22, 2020, a subcontractor was working at a large one-story commercial building on an electrical-related problem. When going to the main electrical panel, an…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
EAST HOLLYWOOD - LAFD worked closely with LAPD force protection to strategically keep a structure fire from spreading to other units of a fourplex, while allowing officers to apprehend a barricaded subject inside the building. LAPD notified Metro Fire Communications at 10:01 P.M. on Sunday,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department who serve as Cadet Post Advisors were recognized today by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Our Cadet Program serves as a top tier youth program thanks to the countless hours and dedication by these members (with no additional compensation…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - An aircraft returning to LAX for an emergency landing needed to dump fuel to lighten the load. Unfortunately for the people the fuel rained down on, this prompted LAFD firefighter-paramedics and Hazerdous Materials specialists to respond for air-quality monitoring and medical…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES – There were eight civilian deaths in the City of Los Angeles attributed to accidental residential structure fires in 2019, the lowest number on record, while the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) responded to nearly half a million calls for service during the year, a record high…
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