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Woman Killed in Boyle Heights House Fire; Toddler, 3 Other Residents Hurt: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles

  1. Woman Killed in Boyle Heights House Fire; Toddler, 3 Other Residents Hurt: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles
  2. 66-Year-Old Grandmother Dies in Boyle Heights House Fire  NBC Southern California
  3. 66-year-old woman killed in Boyle Heights house fire; 4 others hospitalized  KABC-TV
  4. 66-year-old woman dead, 4 others hospitalized in Boyle Heights house fire  Los Angeles Times
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Posted on Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



South Los Angeles Fire Destroys Clothing Warehouse - KTLA Los Angeles

  1. South Los Angeles Fire Destroys Clothing Warehouse  KTLA Los Angeles
  2. Big Kitchen Fire Heavily Damages Popular Urth Caffe in the Arts District  Eater LA
  3. Fire rips through commercial structure south of downtown Los Angeles  KABC-TV
  4. The Latest: Los Angeles Commercial Fire Knocked Down  U.S. News & World Report
  5. Fire breaks out at Urth Caffe in downtown L.A.  Los Angeles Times
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Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Freezer leak in Neuroscience Research Building prompts LAFD response; area now clear - Daily Bruin
Freezer leak in Neuroscience Research Building prompts LAFD response; area now clear  Daily Bruin

A hazardous materials leak at a south campus building was reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department this morning. LAFD reported a hazardous materials ...


Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:46:00 GMT



62-Year-Old Man Found Dead in Sylmar House Fire: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
62-Year-Old Man Found Dead in Sylmar House Fire: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

Crews responding to a house fire in Sylmar overnight found the remains of a man inside, officials said Saturday. They also discovered three of the family's seven ...


Posted on Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters' fateful choices: How the Woolsey fire became an unstoppable monster - Los Angeles Times
Firefighters' fateful choices: How the Woolsey fire became an unstoppable monster  Los Angeles Times

The records, obtained by The Times under the California Public Records Act, show firefighters on the Woolsey line were struggling to catch up during those first ...


Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Person Trapped Underneath Vehicle Dies At North Hollywood Business - CBS Los Angeles
Person Trapped Underneath Vehicle Dies At North Hollywood Business  CBS Los Angeles

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Firefighters responded early Monday to an incident at an automotive business that left one person dead. The Los Angeles ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



1 Dead in Downtown Los Angeles Bus Collision - KTLA Los Angeles
1 Dead in Downtown Los Angeles Bus Collision  KTLA Los Angeles

One person has died after being struck by a bus in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The victim jumped onto ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Adopt-a-Fire-Station Programs Spark Community Support - U.S. News & World Report
Adopt-a-Fire-Station Programs Spark Community Support  U.S. News & World Report

In multiple states, "Adopt-a-Fire-Station" initiatives are inviting residents and businesses to donate time, money or other gifts to local fire stations, with the goal of ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Huge Flames Collapse Roof Of Central Alameda Commercial Building - CBS Los Angeles
Huge Flames Collapse Roof Of Central Alameda Commercial Building  CBS Los Angeles

CENTRAL ALAMEDA (CBSLA) – It took dozens of firefighters more than 90 minutes to contain a massive blaze that erupted at a large commercial building in ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Infant, 3 Adults Injured in Koreatown Vehicle Collision - KTLA Los Angeles
Infant, 3 Adults Injured in Koreatown Vehicle Collision  KTLA Los Angeles

A 3-year-old boy and three adults were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Koreatown on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Fire department said. The collision took ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters rescue trapped driver after tractor trailer, asphalt truck crash in Wilmington - KABC-TV
Firefighters rescue trapped driver after tractor trailer, asphalt truck crash in Wilmington  KABC-TV

Firefighters successfully extricated a man from the cab of a tractor trailer after the vehicle and an asphalt truck collided on a street in Wilmington.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:29:00 GMT



Man Dead, Woman Injured in 2-Vehicle Crash Near Metrolink Rail in Pacoima: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
Man Dead, Woman Injured in 2-Vehicle Crash Near Metrolink Rail in Pacoima: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

A two-vehicle crash near a Metrolink rail in Pacoima on Sunday morning left one man dead and a woman injured, officials said. According to Los Angeles police ...


Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters remove man trapped in truck following crash in Wilmington - The Daily Breeze
Firefighters remove man trapped in truck following crash in Wilmington  The Daily Breeze

One man needed to be extricated from the cab of a truck after it collided with an asphalt truck in Wilmington Tuesday morning, Jan. 22. Los Angeles city ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:48:00 GMT



Body found in trash fire in South Los Angeles - Los Angeles Times
Body found in trash fire in South Los Angeles  Los Angeles Times

Shortly after 3 a.m., officers driving on South Grand Avenue saw a trash can on fire. The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to help put out the flames.


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Winds Knock Down Trees Across Southern California - NBC Southern California
Winds Knock Down Trees Across Southern California  NBC Southern California

Blustery, damaging winds made for a busy day and night for firefighters and Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services Monday.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 05:44:51 GMT



Local Business Leader David Delrahim Donates $25,000 To Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation - GlobeNewswire
Local Business Leader David Delrahim Donates $25,000 To Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation  GlobeNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In keeping with the holiday spirit of giving, David Delrahim, owner of Agoura Hills Hand Car Wash, ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



LAFD fire truck catches on fire near USC Village - Daily Trojan Online
LAFD fire truck catches on fire near USC Village  Daily Trojan Online

Residents of the Cowlings and Ilium residential colleges evacuated Building 9 at USC Village Wednesday morning after smoke from a burning fire truck set off ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



FLIR and Los Angeles Fire Department to discuss thermal imaging benefits - Commercial Drone Professional
FLIR and Los Angeles Fire Department to discuss thermal imaging benefits  Commercial Drone Professional

UAV thermal imaging technology was recently used to help teams in the Los Angeles wildfires, something which will be discussed as part of the webinar.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:04:00 GMT



Man found dead near open electrical vault in Westlake - LA Daily News
Man found dead near open electrical vault in Westlake  LA Daily News

A man was found dead Tuesday morning next to an open electrical vault in the Westlake area of Los Angeles. Firefighters received a call around 3:45 a.m. ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:23:00 GMT



Man Accused of Igniting Holy Fire in Riverside and Orange Counties Pleads Not Guilty - NBC Southern California
Man Accused of Igniting Holy Fire in Riverside and Orange Counties Pleads Not Guilty  NBC Southern California

A man accused of igniting the Holy Fire that blackened 23000 acres in Riverside and Orange counties pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:32:19 GMT



Man Rescued From South Gate House Fire - CBS Los Angeles
Man Rescued From South Gate House Fire  CBS Los Angeles

SOUTH GATE (CBSLA) – A man was rescued from a burning house in South Gate early Wednesday morning and rushed to a hospital. (CBS2). The fire was ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Homeless Man Helps Woman Out of L.A. River as Water Levels Rise Amid Winter Storm - KTLA Los Angeles
Homeless Man Helps Woman Out of L.A. River as Water Levels Rise Amid Winter Storm  KTLA Los Angeles

The water level in the Los Angeles River was rising swiftly Monday amid a winter storm, leaving one man particularly worried about other homeless people who ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:06:00 GMT



Hazmat officials and bomb squad investigate suspicious package found in City of Hope facility in Irwindale - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Hazmat officials and bomb squad investigate suspicious package found in City of Hope facility in Irwindale  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Hazmat officials and a bomb squad investigated a suspicious package that was found in a City of Hope hospital mail room in Irwindale on Tuesday afternoon, ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:37:28 GMT



4 Injured After Van Crashes Into Semi-Truck in South L.A. - KTLA Los Angeles
4 Injured After Van Crashes Into Semi-Truck in South L.A.  KTLA Los Angeles

Four people were injured after a minivan rear-ended a semi-truck in South L.A. Wednesday morning. The crash was reported about 10:25 a.m. along the ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Worker Crushed to Death After Becoming Trapped Under Vehicle in Sun Valley - KTLA Los Angeles
Worker Crushed to Death After Becoming Trapped Under Vehicle in Sun Valley  KTLA Los Angeles

A worker died after becoming trapped beneath a vehicle at a business in Sun Valley on Monday morning, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Firefighters ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Human remains found near Malibu hillside where Woolsey fire burned - Los Angeles Times
Human remains found near Malibu hillside where Woolsey fire burned  Los Angeles Times

Human remains were discovered late Monday near a scorched Malibu hillside, and investigators are attempting to determine how the person died.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:45:00 GMT



1 critically injured in Boyle Heights-area crash involving big rig - KABC-TV
1 critically injured in Boyle Heights-area crash involving big rig  KABC-TV

A person is in critical condition following a multi-vehicle crash involving a big rig and three other cars in the Boyle Heights area on Monday.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:36:00 GMT



Video shows intense wildfire helicopter rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department - San Francisco Chronicle
Video shows intense wildfire helicopter rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department  San Francisco Chronicle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Fire Department has released video of one of its helicopter crews rescuing people from a mountain peak as a huge ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



No threat declared after hazmat crews and bomb squad investigate suspicious package in City of Hope facility in Irwindale - LA Daily News
No threat declared after hazmat crews and bomb squad investigate suspicious package in City of Hope facility in Irwindale  LA Daily News

A suspicious package was determined to be nothing threatening after hazmat officials and a bomb squad investigated an envelope that was found in a City of ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:35:00 GMT



Mother Of 3 Killed In Hit-And-Run - LA Canyon News
Mother Of 3 Killed In Hit-And-Run  LA Canyon News

LOS FELIZ—On January 16, Cristina Garcia, 57, was killed in a hit-and-run accident in the 1800 block of Hyperion Avenue in Los Feliz, the Los Angeles Police ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 23:02:26 GMT



Hatzalah Of Los Angeles Facing Resistance To Operate; Thousands Sign Petition - Yeshiva World News
Hatzalah Of Los Angeles Facing Resistance To Operate; Thousands Sign Petition  Yeshiva World News

Hatzolah of LA is currently trying to get its permit to transport patients, but is receiving opposition from the LA Fire Department. There is a hearing scheduled for ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 04:00:00 GMT



Hiker Missing Near La Crescenta Found Safe - CBS Los Angeles
Hiker Missing Near La Crescenta Found Safe  CBS Los Angeles

LA CRESCENTA (CBSLA) – A 64-year-old hiker who went missing Sunday night in the San Gabriel Mountains above La Crescenta after getting separated from ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:00:00 GMT



Introduction to the Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter program - Fire Aviation
Introduction to the Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter program  Fire Aviation

The Los Angeles Fire Department(LAFD) aviation program started in 1962 with one Bell 47. Today they have six helicopters, four AgustaWestland AW139's and ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



How to Help Woolsey Fire First Responders (and How Not To) - LA Magazine
How to Help Woolsey Fire First Responders (and How Not To)  LA Magazine

As of 7:30 Monday morning, the Woolsey Fire had burned 91,000 acres, destroyed an estimated 370 structures (with 57,000 more threatened), and was only 20 ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Damaged LAFD Helicopter Repaired, Cause of Accident Still a Mystery - NBC Southern California
Damaged LAFD Helicopter Repaired, Cause of Accident Still a Mystery  NBC Southern California

A $17 million firefighting helicopter damaged during the La Tuna Fire a year ago has been returned to *service* and the Los Angeles Fire Department says its fleet ...


Posted on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



The Valley’s Iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge Damaged in Kitchen Fire - Eater LA
The Valley’s Iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge Damaged in Kitchen Fire  Eater LA

An early morning electrical fire in a kitchen of the Sportsmen's Lodge has caused considerable damage to portions of the landmark property, according to Studio ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:43:05 GMT



North Hills Traffic Collision on 405 Freeway Exit Ramp Injures At Least 1 Person, Forces Road Closure - KTLA Los Angeles
North Hills Traffic Collision on 405 Freeway Exit Ramp Injures At Least 1 Person, Forces Road Closure  KTLA Los Angeles

A four-vehicle traffic collision on a 405 Freeway exit ramp in North Hills injured at least one person who had to be extricated from a vehicle Tuesday, according to ...


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:30:00 GMT



These are the two Cleveland-area athletes who are playing in the Super Bowl - News 5 Cleveland
These are the two Cleveland-area athletes who are playing in the Super Bowl  News 5 Cleveland

The big game is just less than two weeks away, and although the Browns aren't competing in the game, Cleveland will still be represented.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 02:33:00 GMT



Thanks, But No Thanks: Firefighters Ask for You to Stop Donating Random Goods - NBC Southern California
Thanks, But No Thanks: Firefighters Ask for You to Stop Donating Random Goods  NBC Southern California

As residents look for ways to help Southern California firefighters by donating water, energy drinks, blankets, and more, resulting in an extra 5000 pounds of ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Loveland company Western Heritage Co. 'hunkering down' during government shutdown - Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland company Western Heritage Co. 'hunkering down' during government shutdown  Loveland Reporter-Herald

Count Loveland businessman Mike Lynch and his 13 employees among the millions of people bobbing on a sea of uncertainty amid the ripples from the federal ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 03:55:44 GMT



Deputies Save Lives of 4 Men Suspected of Overdosing on Fentanyl at Lynwood Home: LASD - KTLA Los Angeles
Deputies Save Lives of 4 Men Suspected of Overdosing on Fentanyl at Lynwood Home: LASD  KTLA Los Angeles

Deputies used Narcan to save the lives of a group of men who nearly died after apparently overdosing on opioids at a home in Lynwood over the weekend, ...


Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:21:00 GMT



Pregnant woman taken to hospital after crash - Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Pregnant woman taken to hospital after crash  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

A pregnant woman involved in a single-vehicle traffic crash in the Grapevine on Tuesday morning was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The crash happened ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:43:39 GMT



A New LAFD Unit Is Providing Urgent Care on the Spot - LA Magazine
A New LAFD Unit Is Providing Urgent Care on the Spot  LA Magazine

“We went to an elementary school on Figueroa. The kid—he was maybe ten—had fallen of the bleachers and had a good laceration across the forehead,” says ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



4-Year-Old Reunites With LAFD Firefighter Who Saved Her Life in Hawaii - KTLA Los Angeles
4-Year-Old Reunites With LAFD Firefighter Who Saved Her Life in Hawaii  KTLA Los Angeles

A four-year-old girl reunited Tuesday with the Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter and paramedic who saved her life after she nearly drowned in the pool of a ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chatsworth office building catches fire - LA Daily News
Chatsworth office building catches fire  LA Daily News

CHATSWORTH — Firefighters put out a fire Saturday at a two-story office building in Chatsworth that began in one room and spread a little into the structure's ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



One year after a firefighter's deadly fall, L.A. is fighting an order from state safety regulators - Los Angeles Times
One year after a firefighter's deadly fall, L.A. is fighting an order from state safety regulators  Los Angeles Times

It was supposed to be a routine training exercise: firefighters climbing a ladder to the roof of a six-story building in downtown Los Angeles, as though the ...


Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire in crawl space damages Islands Restaurant at Long Beach Towne Center - Long Beach Press Telegram
Fire in crawl space damages Islands Restaurant at Long Beach Towne Center  Long Beach Press Telegram

A stubborn, smoldering fire led to significant damage at a restaurant at Long Beach Towne Center after firefighters had to cut through the roof to get to it Saturday ...


Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:39:08 GMT



LAFD Responds to 2-Story House Fire in Vermont Square - KTLA Los Angeles
LAFD Responds to 2-Story House Fire in Vermont Square  KTLA Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a two-story house fire in the Vermont Square neighborhood of Los Angeles Sunday, the LAFD said in a tweet.


Posted on Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



LAFD helicopter crew made daring Woolsey fire rescue - LA Daily News
LAFD helicopter crew made daring Woolsey fire rescue  LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES — Two Los Angeles Fire Department pilots carried out a dramatic rescue of three people and two dogs on Castro Peak in the hills above Malibu ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



How You Can Help Firefighters Battling The California Wildfires - WFMYNews2.com
How You Can Help Firefighters Battling The California Wildfires  WFMYNews2.com

As raging wildfires continue to devastate homes and businesses in California, many around the nation are wondering how they can help first responders.


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Italy purchases three AW139 helicopters - Fire Aviation
Italy purchases three AW139 helicopters  Fire Aviation

The Italian government's Fire Brigade has signed a contract to purchase three AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters from Leonardo. The € 45 million order ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Ellen DeGeneres Talks SoCal Fire, Donates to LAFD Foundation - Hollywood Reporter
Ellen DeGeneres Talks SoCal Fire, Donates to LAFD Foundation  Hollywood Reporter

Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart teamed up to donate $100000 to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Veteran Firefighter Awarded $2.75 Million in Whistleblower Retaliation Suit - NBC Southern California
Veteran Firefighter Awarded $2.75 Million in Whistleblower Retaliation Suit  NBC Southern California

A veteran firefighter who said he suffered a backlash after reporting that Los Angeles Fire Department personnel and members of the dive team were wrongfully ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Photos: Tiny home knocked over in Colorado blizzard - Fox11online.com
Photos: Tiny home knocked over in Colorado blizzard  Fox11online.com

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (CBS12) - Firefighters rescued one person and their two cats after blizzard-force winds in a snowstorm knocked over their home in ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:24:57 GMT



LAFD Showing World Series Support By Sporting Dodgers Hats On Duty - CBS Los Angeles
LAFD Showing World Series Support By Sporting Dodgers Hats On Duty  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – If you're wondering how much of a big deal the Dodgers returning to the World Series is, just ask the Los Angeles Fire Department.


Posted on Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



EIF Fire Relief Fund Awards L.A. Fire Department Foundation - Hollywood Reporter
EIF Fire Relief Fund Awards L.A. Fire Department Foundation  Hollywood Reporter

The Entertainment Industry Foundation's fire relief fund has named the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation as its first beneficiary of the year.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Photos: At least 6 fatalities reported as intense storms slam California - AccuWeather.com
Photos: At least 6 fatalities reported as intense storms slam California  AccuWeather.com

Amid a relentless series of storms, a powerful storm has been wreaking havoc in California from Wednesday into Thursday, further raising concerns of flooding, ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 03:40:00 GMT



L.A. Fire Department Provides Flood and Mudslide Safety Tips - KTLA Los Angeles
L.A. Fire Department Provides Flood and Mudslide Safety Tips  KTLA Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department is urging residents to take precautions as a storm system moves into the area. LAFD issued a news release with several steps ...


Posted on Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



L.A. County firefighters earn massive overtime pay, busting budgets and raising questions - Los Angeles Times
L.A. County firefighters earn massive overtime pay, busting budgets and raising questions  Los Angeles Times

Strained by staffing shortages and major emergencies, the L.A. County Fire Department busted its overtime plan by tens of millions of dollars, inflating salaries ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Car shears fire hydrant on slippery street in San Pedro - The Daily Breeze
Car shears fire hydrant on slippery street in San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

A driver lost control of her vehicle and sheared a fire hydrant in San Pedro on Monday, sending a geyser of water shooting into power lines for hours, officials ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:23:00 GMT



Fire in the belly - University of California
Fire in the belly  University of California

It had been a grueling 17 weeks of training, but Caroline Carpenter was on track to graduate from the Los Angeles Fire Department Academy — what recruits ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



LAFD Firefighter Reunites With Girl He Rescued from Drowning - NBC Southern California
LAFD Firefighter Reunites With Girl He Rescued from Drowning  NBC Southern California

A 4-year-old girl whose life was saved by a Los Angeles firefighter who was vacationing in Hawaii when the girl fell to the bottom of a resort swimming pool was ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Battle Blaze at Commercial Building in Downtown L.A.; Arson Investigators Dispatched - KTLA Los Angeles
Firefighters Battle Blaze at Commercial Building in Downtown L.A.; Arson Investigators Dispatched  KTLA Los Angeles

Firefighters were battling a blaze at a commercial building in downtown Los Angeles Thursday evening before arson investigators were sent to the scene, fire ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Massive Plumes of Smoke Rise Over Glassell Park as Flames Engulf Commercial Building - KTLA Los Angeles
Massive Plumes of Smoke Rise Over Glassell Park as Flames Engulf Commercial Building  KTLA Los Angeles

Dark, heavy smoke rose above Glassell Park Monday evening as flames engulfed a commercial building. Some 150 firefighters responded to the two-story, ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Massive blaze tears through abandoned church near downtown Los Angeles - KABC-TV
Massive blaze tears through abandoned church near downtown Los Angeles  KABC-TV

A dramatic fire erupted Thursday morning at an abandoned church in University Park, prompting a response from more than 130 Los Angeles firefighters.


Posted on Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Commission moves to give in-house watchdog 'unfettered access' to disciplinary files - Los Angeles Times
Fire Commission moves to give in-house watchdog 'unfettered access' to disciplinary files  Los Angeles Times

The panel that oversees the Los Angeles Fire Department voted Tuesday to give the agency's internal watchdog “unfettered access” to the disciplinary files of its ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighting at Los Angeles International Airport - Fire Aviation
Firefighting at Los Angeles International Airport  Fire Aviation

Airport firefighting is a very specialized niche — there are not many similarities in what they do compared to most other firefighters. For example, one of the Los ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



African American LAFD Firefighter Files Discrimination Suit, Saying His Equipment Was Smeared With Feces - KTLA Los Angeles
African American LAFD Firefighter Files Discrimination Suit, Saying His Equipment Was Smeared With Feces  KTLA Los Angeles

An African American firefighter filed a lawsuit against the city on Monday, alleging he repeatedly faced discrimination and retaliation while working at a fire ...


Posted on Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Detailing the Success of the LA Fire Department's Drone Program - Commercial UAV News
Detailing the Success of the LA Fire Department's Drone Program  Commercial UAV News

News about the Los Angeles Fire Department's (LAFD) use of drones to fight the Skirball fire was covered far and wide but it was just the start.


Posted on Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



LAFD Los Angeles Firefighters Injured Critical Warehouse Boyle Heights - Firehouse.com
LAFD Los Angeles Firefighters Injured Critical Warehouse Boyle Heights  Firehouse.com

Three Los Angeles firefighters suffered burn injuries in a partial roof collapse while battling a warehouse fire Wednesday in Boyle Heights.


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefight like a Girl: First Woman Ever Named LAFD Firefighter of the Year - NBC Southern California
Firefight like a Girl: First Woman Ever Named LAFD Firefighter of the Year  NBC Southern California

The first woman ever has just won the 2017 Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighter of the Year award. Her name is Rosa Tufts. With over 34 years of *service* ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



L.A. Fire Department Hosts Camp for Girls in Elysian Park - KTLA Los Angeles
L.A. Fire Department Hosts Camp for Girls in Elysian Park  KTLA Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department hosted a camp at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in Elysian Park to encourage girls interested in exploring a ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Knock Down Blaze at Koreatown Apartment Building; No Injuries Reported - KTLA Los Angeles
Firefighters Knock Down Blaze at Koreatown Apartment Building; No Injuries Reported  KTLA Los Angeles

Some 100 firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze at an apartment building in Koreatown early Saturday. The "stubborn fire" appeared to have ignited in the ...


Posted on Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Dept. reports natgas pipeline rupture at Woodland Hills - Reuters
Los Angeles Fire Dept. reports natgas pipeline rupture at Woodland Hills  Reuters

(Reuters) - An underground natural gas pipeline ruptured due to an overturned vehicle causing a leak in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles, the city's fire ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Encino guest house pushed off foundation by heavy debris flow - KABC-TV
Encino guest house pushed off foundation by heavy debris flow  KABC-TV

Hundreds of feet of mud slammed an Encino home and guest house during a rainstorm that hit the Southland on Monday.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 07:52:30 GMT



Southern California rain causes road chaos, evacuations set for some communities in Woolsey fire area - LA Daily News
Southern California rain causes road chaos, evacuations set for some communities in Woolsey fire area  LA Daily News

The heavy rain that lashed the greater Los Angeles area on Monday prompted evacuations and caused havoc on the region's roads, including mudslides that ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Funeral services for LAFD chaplain to be held Friday at Saddleback Church - LA Daily News
Funeral services for LAFD chaplain to be held Friday at Saddleback Church  LA Daily News

LAKE FOREST — Funeral services will be held Friday morning for a Los Angeles Fire Department chaplain who died late last month at the age of 84. Capt.


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



5 LAFD Firefighters Injured While Battling Mendocino Complex as Largest Fire in State History Forces New Evacuations - KTLA Los Angeles
5 LAFD Firefighters Injured While Battling Mendocino Complex as Largest Fire in State History Forces New Evacuations  KTLA Los Angeles

Five firefighters with the Los Angeles Fire Department were injured while battling the massive Mendocino Complex Fire in Northern California, which has ...


Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Real life isn’t like it is on TV - Barrhead Leader
Real life isn’t like it is on TV  Barrhead Leader

The show, which ran from 1972 to 1977, featured two paramedics, John Gage (Randolph Mantooth) and Roy DeSoto (Kevin Tighe) and their weekly adventures ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:01:21 GMT



Los Angeles LAFD Watchdog Access Discipline Files Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Los Angeles LAFD Watchdog Access Discipline Files Firefighters  Firehouse.com

The panel that oversees the LAFD voted Tuesday to give the agency's internal watchdog “unfettered access” to the disciplinary files of firefighters.


Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Garcetti still struggling to expand the number of female firefighters - Los Angeles Times
Garcetti still struggling to expand the number of female firefighters  Los Angeles Times

Four years ago, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed to revamp the way the city hires firefighters by introducing more women into a department that has been ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team comes to Henry County - WDBJ7
Los Angeles Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team comes to Henry County  WDBJ7

16 members of the swift water rescue team based in L.A come to Henry County.


Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



L.A. County Fire Search and Rescue Team Heads to North Carolina Ahead of Hurricane Florence - KTLA Los Angeles
L.A. County Fire Search and Rescue Team Heads to North Carolina Ahead of Hurricane Florence  KTLA Los Angeles

A search and rescue team with the Los Angeles County Fire Department is heading to North Carolina as Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in the ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



LAFD, local politicians celebrate restored fire engines - KABC-TV
LAFD, local politicians celebrate restored fire engines  KABC-TV

Los Angeles fire officials and local politicians will celebrate the restoration of engine companies at four stations across the city on Wednesday.


Posted on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Nobody Injured in Fire That Ravaged Party Supply Building in Glassell Park: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
Nobody Injured in Fire That Ravaged Party Supply Building in Glassell Park: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

There were no reported injuries in the massive fire that ravaged a commercial building in Glassell Park on Monday, authorities announced. The Los Angeles Fire ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Firefighter Bryce Gutierrez Receives Firehouse Michael O. McNamee Valor Award - Firehouse.com
Los Angeles Firefighter Bryce Gutierrez Receives Firehouse Michael O. McNamee Valor Award  Firehouse.com

Firehouse recognizes Bryce Gutierrez for rescuing multiple children from a structure fire with the Michael O. McNamee Award of Valor.


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Zambia : First Lady arrives in LA for programs aimed at cementing the relationship between Lusaka and the City of Los Angeles - Lusaka Times
Zambia : First Lady arrives in LA for programs aimed at cementing the relationship between Lusaka and the City of Los Angeles  Lusaka Times

First Lady, Esther Lungu has arrived in Los Angeles USA for programs aimed at cementing the relationship between Lusaka and the City of Los Angeles as twin ...


Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:55:00 GMT



Brush fire near LA Zoo in Griffith Park burns 30 acres - KABC-TV
Brush fire near LA Zoo in Griffith Park burns 30 acres  KABC-TV

A small brush fire has erupted near the Los Angeles Zoo in the Griffith Park area early Friday, prompting the closure of the popular tourist spot for the day.


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Video Captures Dramatic Rescue of Man Clinging to Tree in Rain-Swollen L.A. River Near Griffith Park - KFSM 5Newsonline
Video Captures Dramatic Rescue of Man Clinging to Tree in Rain-Swollen L.A. River Near Griffith Park  KFSM 5Newsonline

A man desperately clinging to a tree in a stretch of the rain-swollen Los Angeles River near Griffith Park was hoisted to safety Thursday morning, and the ...


Posted on Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Crews Extinguish Small Brush Fire in Griffith Park; No Structures Damaged - KTLA Los Angeles
Crews Extinguish Small Brush Fire in Griffith Park; No Structures Damaged  KTLA Los Angeles

Firefighters extinguished a small brush fire in Griffith Park on Monday afternoon. Flames erupted around 1:41 p.m. on the northwest side of the Toyon helispot ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



L.A. County supervisors to spend $4.5 million studying 'new realities' in fire service - Los Angeles Times
L.A. County supervisors to spend $4.5 million studying 'new realities' in fire service  Los Angeles Times

The worst wildfire in the region's modern history has prompted Los Angeles County leaders to rethink how the fire *service* provides emergency response.


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Making US Fire Departments More Diverse and Inclusive - HBR.org Daily
Making US Fire Departments More Diverse and Inclusive  HBR.org Daily

Picture a typical firefighter. Who comes to mind? If you imagined a white man, that's understandable: 96% of U.S. career firefighters are men, and 82% are white.


Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



LA Taxpayers Supplementing Pension Funds For Millionaire Fire, Police Retirees - CBS Los Angeles
LA Taxpayers Supplementing Pension Funds For Millionaire Fire, Police Retirees  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles' millionaire police and fire retirees have pensions so high, they exceed limits set by the Internal Revenue *Service*, ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



2 killed, 3 injured in Sylmar wrong-way crash - KABC-TV
2 killed, 3 injured in Sylmar wrong-way crash  KABC-TV

Two people were killed and three others injured in a wrong-way crash on the 5 Freeway in Sylmar early Friday.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



How a Cofounder of the Derby Dolls Is Helping the LA Fire Department Recruit More Women Los Angeles Magazine - LA Magazine
How a Cofounder of the Derby Dolls Is Helping the LA Fire Department Recruit More Women Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

In 2015 Rebecca Ninburg, who cofounded the roller derby team the L.A. Derby Dolls, left the skating rink behind to help in local government, where she's been ...


Posted on Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



As Heat Wave Continues, L.A. Firefighters Put Out Multiple Brush Fires Within About 1 Hour - KTLA Los Angeles
As Heat Wave Continues, L.A. Firefighters Put Out Multiple Brush Fires Within About 1 Hour  KTLA Los Angeles

In about an hour Saturday afternoon, Los Angeles firefighters battled multiple brush fires across the city amid a brutal and continuing heat wave.


Posted on Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woolsey Fire maps: Where is the fire burning? - Curbed LA
Woolsey Fire maps: Where is the fire burning?  Curbed LA

The Woolsey Fire broke out near Simi Valley on November 8, and, over the next two weeks, it consumed an estimated 96,949 acres in Los Angeles and Ventura ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Knock Down ‘Stubborn’ Fire That Caused Partial Roof Collapse of Sylmar Strip Mall - KTLA Los Angeles
Firefighters Knock Down ‘Stubborn’ Fire That Caused Partial Roof Collapse of Sylmar Strip Mall  KTLA Los Angeles

Firefighters on Monday morning put out a "stubborn" blaze" at a strip mall in Sylmar that caused a partial roof collapse in the L-shaped building. The fire was ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires - OPB News
Understaffed And Overworked: Firefighters Exhausted By Severe California Fires  OPB News

Firefighters from the Los Angeles city fire department had just returned to their station after responding to the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire Damages Karaoke Club, Restaurant in Koreatown: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
Fire Damages Karaoke Club, Restaurant in Koreatown: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

A blaze that broke out at two Koreatown businesses burned for about an hour before firefighters were able to put it out early Friday morning. Jam Club, a ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

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