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Woman’s Body Found Burned Beyond Recognition in Bathtub of Del Rey Home; Note Found at Scene: LAPD - KTLA Los Angeles
Woman’s Body Found Burned Beyond Recognition in Bathtub of Del Rey Home; Note Found at Scene: LAPD  KTLA Los Angeles

An investigation is underway on Monday after a woman was found burned to death inside a home in Del Rey, authorities said. Firefighters responded to a report ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:28:00 GMT



LAFD Has Flown Drones During 175 Incident-Related Missions Since 2017 - NBC Southern California
LAFD Has Flown Drones During 175 Incident-Related Missions Since 2017  NBC Southern California

Since becoming one of the first major metropolitan fire departments to have a significant drone program and conducting its first aerial mission during the 2017 ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:12:09 GMT



Gasoline tanker leak causes explosion and fire in South Los Angeles, 2 injured - The Daily Breeze
Gasoline tanker leak causes explosion and fire in South Los Angeles, 2 injured  The Daily Breeze

LOS ANGELES — A leak from a 9,000-gallon gasoline tanker caused the vehicle to catch fire, which spread to one nearby home, ignited the air in storm drains, ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 16:27:00 GMT



2 Hospitalized After 9,000-Gallon Tanker Leaks Gasoline, Catches Fire in South L.A.: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
2 Hospitalized After 9,000-Gallon Tanker Leaks Gasoline, Catches Fire in South L.A.: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

A leaking 9000-gallon tanker triggered an explosion in South Los Angeles that injured two people, displaced 30 people and sent up heavy plumes of smoke ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 15:46:00 GMT



Teen girls train hard at 2-day Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter camp - KFSN-TV
Teen girls train hard at 2-day Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter camp  KFSN-TV

Dozens of girls experienced what it was like to become a firefighter as they participated in Los Angeles Fire Department's Girls Camp.


Posted on Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



118 Reopens in Mission Hills After Power Lines Fall on Freeway - KTLA Los Angeles
118 Reopens in Mission Hills After Power Lines Fall on Freeway  KTLA Los Angeles

Officials reopened all lanes of the eastbound State Route 118 Saturday morning after electrical lines fell down on the freeway. Nobody was hurt in the incident ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 17:54:00 GMT



City Settles with Ex-LA Fire Marshal for $800K - Firehouse.com
City Settles with Ex-LA Fire Marshal for $800K  Firehouse.com

The former fire marshal accused Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, Mayor Eric Garcetti and others of pushing him out of his job at the urging of the ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



14 things to know about Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations - Fire Aviation
14 things to know about Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations  Fire Aviation

Tom Short, a Senior Pilot with Los Angeles County Fire Department, at the Sikorsky display at HAI Heli-Expo in Atlanta, March 5, 2019. Photo by Bill Gabbert.


Posted on Sat, 09 Mar 2019 17:00:00 GMT



Dozens of Los Angeles Firefighters Battle Tanker Blast - Firehouse.com
Dozens of Los Angeles Firefighters Battle Tanker Blast  Firehouse.com

A leaking 9000-gallon gasoline tanker truck caught fire, setting off multiple explosions and hurting two Sunday as Los Angeles crews fought the blaze for about ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:57:07 GMT



Man dies in swollen California river; girl missing - FireEngineering.com
Man dies in swollen California river; girl missing  FireEngineering.com

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Searchers combed a river in the Sierra Nevada foothills for a little girl swept away during the weekend, a man was found dead in a ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:10:28 GMT



Emergency Crews Safely Retrieve Man Sitting Atop Crane in Koreatown - KTLA Los Angeles
Emergency Crews Safely Retrieve Man Sitting Atop Crane in Koreatown  KTLA Los Angeles

Emergency crews successfully brought a man back to safety after he was seen sitting atop a crane high in the air in Koreatown Monday afternoon. The Los ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:22:00 GMT



Pico Union fourplex fire allegedly caused by homeless - KABC-TV
Pico Union fourplex fire allegedly caused by homeless  KABC-TV

Firefighters contended with massive flames and a partially collapsing roof as they extinguished a fire at a fourplex near the 110 Freeway in Pico Union.


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 04:15:06 GMT



‘I Just Couldn’t Leave the Dog,’ Man Goes Back for Puppy After Fleeing Burning South L.A. Fourplex - KTLA Los Angeles
‘I Just Couldn’t Leave the Dog,’ Man Goes Back for Puppy After Fleeing Burning South L.A. Fourplex  KTLA Los Angeles

A fire at a multi-unit housing complex in the Harvard Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles forced residents to flee the burning building Friday morning.


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:32:00 GMT



Massive Fire Erupts at Oil Refinery in Carson - KTLA Los Angeles
Massive Fire Erupts at Oil Refinery in Carson  KTLA Los Angeles

A large fire broke out at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Carson on Friday evening. The fire was first reported about 7:20 p.m. at the refinery on Sepulveda Boulevard ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 02:55:00 GMT



Commercial Fire Erupts in Sawtelle Neighborhood of West LA - NBC Southern California
Commercial Fire Erupts in Sawtelle Neighborhood of West LA  NBC Southern California

A commerical fire erupted in the Sawtelle neighborhood of West Los Angeles Wednesday night.


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Anaheim Fire Department Defends Viral Photo After Receiving Backlash - CBS Los Angeles
Anaheim Fire Department Defends Viral Photo After Receiving Backlash  CBS Los Angeles

ANAHEIM (CBSLA) – A viral photo of a car's windows broken out after the driver parked in front of a fire hydrant has received some unexpected criticism.


Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters, Volunteers Hold Massive Earthquake Drill in Sylmar - KTLA Los Angeles
Firefighters, Volunteers Hold Massive Earthquake Drill in Sylmar  KTLA Los Angeles

Volunteers and Los Angeles Fire Department officials gathered in Sylmar Saturday for a large-scale, highly-realistic drill to help prepare for a massive ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



91-Year-Old Man Killed in Pico-Robertson Duplex Fire - KTLA Los Angeles
91-Year-Old Man Killed in Pico-Robertson Duplex Fire  KTLA Los Angeles

A 91-year-old man was killed in a duplex fire in the Pico-Robertson area Tuesday morning, officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a blaze ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Arson suspect arrested as ATF investigates series of fires in Monrovia - Los Angeles Times
Arson suspect arrested as ATF investigates series of fires in Monrovia  Los Angeles Times

Police have arrested a 25-year-old Monrovia man on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire at a public book exchange — one in a series of four fires in the ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Car in Pico-Robertson Neighborhood - KTLA Los Angeles
Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Car in Pico-Robertson Neighborhood  KTLA Los Angeles

A pedestrian died after being struck by a car in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles on Sunday night, officials said. The collision was first reported ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 05:21:00 GMT



Man Rescued From Sherman Oaks Crash by Firefighters Hosts Dinner to Thank Them - KTLA Los Angeles
Man Rescued From Sherman Oaks Crash by Firefighters Hosts Dinner to Thank Them  KTLA Los Angeles

A man who was rescued from a violent wreck on the 405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks earlier this month hosted a dinner Saturday to thank the firefighters who ...


Posted on Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



25-Year-Old Missouri Man Arrested in Connection to Gun Scare That Closed Century City Mall - KTLA Los Angeles
25-Year-Old Missouri Man Arrested in Connection to Gun Scare That Closed Century City Mall  KTLA Los Angeles

A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection to a gun scare that forced the evacuation of Westfield Century City mall, Los Angeles police and fire officials said ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 22:23:00 GMT



Burned Body Found in Del Rey Home Where Fire Was Reported - MyNewsLA.com
Burned Body Found in Del Rey Home Where Fire Was Reported  MyNewsLA.com

Firefighters sent to a home in the Del Rey area of Los Angeles on a report of a fire Monday found a 53-year-old woman's burned body in a bathtub, and a ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:41:00 GMT



Search continues for 5-year-old girl who fell into Stanislaus River; two people rescued from Pacoima Wash - Los Angeles Times
Search continues for 5-year-old girl who fell into Stanislaus River; two people rescued from Pacoima Wash  Los Angeles Times

A 5-year-old girl fell into the Stanislaus River on Sunday near the Knights Ferry covered bridge. Authorities were forced to call off their search because of ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:05:00 GMT



Man dies in swollen Northern California river; girl missing - Chico Enterprise-Record
Man dies in swollen Northern California river; girl missing  Chico Enterprise-Record

In this Sunday, March 17, 2019 photo provided by the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District Authorities, fire and rescue personnel search for a ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:23:43 GMT



Woman Found Dead Inside Burning RV in Sun Valley - KTLA Los Angeles
Woman Found Dead Inside Burning RV in Sun Valley  KTLA Los Angeles

Police and fire officials launched an investigation after a woman's body was found inside a burning recreational vehicle parked on a street along the 5 Freeway ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Beverly Hills Fire Department Adds Nurse Practitioner Unit - JEMS.com
Beverly Hills Fire Department Adds Nurse Practitioner Unit  JEMS.com

In an effort to cut down ED overcrowding in its city's hospitals, the Beverly Hills Fire Department has added a Nurse Practitioner Response Unit (NPRU) to its ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire Engulfs Westlake Auto Shop - CBS Los Angeles
Fire Engulfs Westlake Auto Shop  CBS Los Angeles

WESTLAKE (CBSLA) – There were no reports of any serious injuries after a large blaze broke out at an auto shop in the Westlake District early Monday morning.


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Explosion Following Gas Leak Reports - Insurance Journal
Los Angeles Explosion Following Gas Leak Reports  Insurance Journal

Authorities confirmed multiple people were inured in an explosion following reports of an underground gas leak in South Los Angeles, Calif. The fire.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:24:17 GMT



Water Line Break Causes ‘Significant Street Flooding’ in Beverly Crest: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
Water Line Break Causes ‘Significant Street Flooding’ in Beverly Crest: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

An apparent water line break has caused "significant street flooding" in the Westside's Beverly Crest neighborhood on Sunday morning, officials said. The main ...


Posted on Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Diver hospitalized after accident off San Pedro - The Daily Breeze
Diver hospitalized after accident off San Pedro  The Daily Breeze

SAN PEDRO — A diver was airlifted to a hospital Saturday after an accident off San Pedro, authorities said. The accident was reported at 3:50 p.m., Los Angeles ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 03:44:00 GMT



Trash truck catches fire, rolls onto front lawn of Monterey Park home - Los Angeles Times
Trash truck catches fire, rolls onto front lawn of Monterey Park home  Los Angeles Times

A trash truck hauling green waste caught fire and rolled down a hill onto the front lawn of a Monterey Park home Monday, authorities said.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:55:00 GMT



Fire Rips Through North Hollywood Carport, Several Vehicles Destroyed - CBS Los Angeles
Fire Rips Through North Hollywood Carport, Several Vehicles Destroyed  CBS Los Angeles

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Firefighters battled a large blaze which tore through a carport in North Hollywood early Monday morning. (CBS2). The fire ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:46:00 GMT



Video helps children learn about firefighting helicopters - Fire Aviation
Video helps children learn about firefighting helicopters  Fire Aviation

In a comment below our article about the Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations program, Chris pointed us to this excellent video that introduces ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:36:00 GMT



Active shooter drill held Saturday at Los Angeles City Hall - FOX 11 Los Angeles
Active shooter drill held Saturday at Los Angeles City Hall  FOX 11 Los Angeles

A multi-agency active shooter training drill was held Saturday in downtown Los Angeles.


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:30:05 GMT



Suspect Fleeing in Stolen Vehicle Collides Into Train, Ricochets Into Highland Park Home: Police - KTLA Los Angeles
Suspect Fleeing in Stolen Vehicle Collides Into Train, Ricochets Into Highland Park Home: Police  KTLA Los Angeles

A stolen vehicle being followed by police collided with a Metro train and ricocheted, crashing into a home in Highland Park, Los Angeles Police Department ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Emergency Crews Rescue Couple From Fast-Moving Waters in Pacoima Wash - WTKR News 3
Emergency Crews Rescue Couple From Fast-Moving Waters in Pacoima Wash  WTKR News 3

A man and a woman were rescued from the fast-moving waters of the Pacoima Wash Monday morning. The couple, identified only as a 21-year-old man and an ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:39:00 GMT



No Evidence Of Shooting Found At Century City Mall; Bomb Squad Called In - CBS Los Angeles
No Evidence Of Shooting Found At Century City Mall; Bomb Squad Called In  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Westfield Century City mall was partially evacuated Friday as police investigated a report of a man with a gun. The shopping ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 21:50:00 GMT



405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks reopens hours after tanker truck crash - Los Angeles Times
405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks reopens hours after tanker truck crash  Los Angeles Times

A stretch of the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley was reopened in both directions Sunday afternoon hours after a tanker truck hauling 9,400 gallons of ...


Posted on Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Man Arrested in Connection to Century City Shooting Scare - Santa Monica Mirror
Man Arrested in Connection to Century City Shooting Scare  Santa Monica Mirror

Los Angeles police have arrested Nicholas K. Oates as a suspect in an active shooting scare that rattled Century City Westfield mall.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:07:00 GMT



Deadly 2017 wildfire found sparked by So. California Edison power lines - WTVB News
Deadly 2017 wildfire found sparked by So. California Edison power lines  WTVB News

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The devastating Thomas Fire that killed two people and destroyed more than 1000 structures northwest of Los ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 02:00:15 GMT



Heavy Flames Set Garage on Fire in South Los Angeles - NBC Southern California
Heavy Flames Set Garage on Fire in South Los Angeles  NBC Southern California

Firefighters extinguished a garage fire in a South Los Angeles neighborhood Thursday night in less than 30 minutes.


Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:59:41 GMT



Trash Truck Catches Fire, Crashes Into Front Yard of Monterey Park Home - KTLA Los Angeles
Trash Truck Catches Fire, Crashes Into Front Yard of Monterey Park Home  KTLA Los Angeles

A trash truck caught fire before rolling down a hill and crashing into the front yard of a home in Monterey Park Monday morning. The incident was reported about ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:25:00 GMT



Paris Jackson Steps Out at 'The Dirt' Premiere After Hospitalization - Entertainment Tonight
Paris Jackson Steps Out at 'The Dirt' Premiere After Hospitalization  Entertainment Tonight

Paris Jackson isn't shying away from the spotlight after denying that she attempted suicide on Saturday. The 20-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:18:32 GMT



The Fire House Hotel becomes a new hot spot in DTLA's Arts District - Los Angeles Times
The Fire House Hotel becomes a new hot spot in DTLA's Arts District  Los Angeles Times

A 1927 fire station in the Arts District is transformed into a boutique hotel and restaurant by designer Sally Breer.


Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Gas leak prompts evacuation in Sawtelle neighborhood - Los Angeles Times
Gas leak prompts evacuation in Sawtelle neighborhood  Los Angeles Times

Residents of the Sawtelle neighborhood were evacuated Wednesday morning after reports that natural gas was leaking into an apartment building, authorities ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Woman Found Fatally Shot in South Los Angeles - KTLA Los Angeles
Woman Found Fatally Shot in South Los Angeles  KTLA Los Angeles

A woman was found fatally shot in South Los Angeles Tuesday morning, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said. The supervisor of a cleanup ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:52:00 GMT



Spiders, Mollusks and Memories in Robert Gunderman's New Paintings at Desert Center Los Angeles - L.A. Weekly
Spiders, Mollusks and Memories in Robert Gunderman's New Paintings at Desert Center Los Angeles  L.A. Weekly

If representational figures exist in Robert Gunderman's evocative and often playful new series of abstract paintings, "Never Let Us Go" (at Desert Center Los ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:00:00 GMT



Firefighters rescue hiker stuck on rock 150 feet above ground in Chatsworth - LA Daily News
Firefighters rescue hiker stuck on rock 150 feet above ground in Chatsworth  LA Daily News

A team of 45 firefighters rescued a hiker who found himself stuck on the face of a rock about 150 feet above ground in the Garden of Gods area in Chatsworth on ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:56:00 GMT



Watch: LAFD Helicopter Pilots Rescue Three People, Dogs as Woolsey Fire Approaches - NBC Southern California
Watch: LAFD Helicopter Pilots Rescue Three People, Dogs as Woolsey Fire Approaches  NBC Southern California

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 in the midst of the ...


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



Fire hydrant breaks next to Anderson School of Management - Daily Bruin
Fire hydrant breaks next to Anderson School of Management  Daily Bruin

A fire hydrant broke Saturday afternoon near the UCLA Anderson School of Management, launching water high into the air. Los Angeles Fire Department ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 23:31:00 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



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

The Los Angeles Fire Department's Advanced Provider Response Units bring nurse practitioners to people so they can skip a trip to the ER.


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



LA Firefighters Can Wear Rams Gear On Duty - CBS Los Angeles
LA Firefighters Can Wear Rams Gear On Duty  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — They're saving lives while supporting the home team: Los Angeles city firefighters are now allowed to wear Rams hats on duty.


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



3-car crash in Sylmar sends couple to hospital; infant in car seat not injured - LA Daily News
3-car crash in Sylmar sends couple to hospital; infant in car seat not injured  LA Daily News

A man leaving a Sylmar marijuana dispensary in his car on Sunday t-boned a passing Infiniti, pushing the sedan into oncoming traffic and sending the husband ...


Posted on Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



2 small planes collide on Los Angeles-area runway, killing 1 - ABC News
2 small planes collide on Los Angeles-area runway, killing 1  ABC News

A small plane ran into another aircraft on a Los Angeles-area runaway in a fiery crash that killed one person and injured another. Federal Aviation Administration ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:53:00 GMT



Orthodox Jewish EMT service faces fight from L.A. fire department, and a powerful fire union - Los Angeles Times
Orthodox Jewish EMT service faces fight from L.A. fire department, and a powerful fire union  Los Angeles Times

It started with a few bites of ice cream with cashew and ended with a ride in an ambulance run by an Orthodox Jewish emergency medical *service*.


Posted on Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



1 Dead After Vehicle Goes Over Side of Road Along Angeles Crest Highway Near La Cañada - KTLA Los Angeles
1 Dead After Vehicle Goes Over Side of Road Along Angeles Crest Highway Near La Cañada  KTLA Los Angeles

One person was killed after a vehicle went over the side of the road along Angeles Crest Highway north of La Cañada Monday afternoon, officials said.


Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Man seriously burned in Wilmington explosion possibly involving drug lab - The Daily Breeze
Man seriously burned in Wilmington explosion possibly involving drug lab  The Daily Breeze

A man was seriously burned Thursday, March 7, in an explosion at a Wilmington home that may be related to a drug lab. The 2 p.m. blast was contained to one ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019 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



Los Angeles Fire Department grad who was top of her class still going strong 1 year later - KABC-TV
Los Angeles Fire Department grad who was top of her class still going strong 1 year later  KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Last year, Caroline Carpenter made history by becoming the first female Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter to graduate at the top ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



LA Fire Department pays up on Super Bowl bet in hilarious fashion - WCVB Boston
LA Fire Department pays up on Super Bowl bet in hilarious fashion  WCVB Boston

The chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department spent the day Tuesday in a New England Patriots jersey, just one of the indignities he had to endure because of ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 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

Lawyers for the Los Angeles Fire Department are at odds with workplace safety regulators over their investigation into the death of 29-year-old firefighter Kelly ...


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



Los Angeles Fire Department upholds Super Bowl bet, flies New England Patriots banner - MassLive.com
Los Angeles Fire Department upholds Super Bowl bet, flies New England Patriots banner  MassLive.com

The Los Angeles Fire Department kept their word after losing a Super Bowl bet with the Boston Fire Department and had to fly some New England Patriots gear ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Thanks, But No Thanks: Firefighters Ask for You to Stop Donating Random Goods - NBC 7 San Diego
Thanks, But No Thanks: Firefighters Ask for You to Stop Donating Random Goods  NBC 7 San Diego

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 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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



nFusz Teams Up with Los Angeles Fire Department for March of Dimes Campaign - GlobeNewswire
nFusz Teams Up with Los Angeles Fire Department for March of Dimes Campaign  GlobeNewswire

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- nFusz, Inc. (OTCQB: FUSZ), a leader in business-focused interactive video, and the pioneer of ...


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



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



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



CA Firefighter Suicides Show Toll of Fire Seasons, Stress - Firehouse.com
CA Firefighter Suicides Show Toll of Fire Seasons, Stress  Firehouse.com

As California's wildfire seasons get longer and more mass casualty events occur, many worry the suicide rate for firefighters and EMS workers will keep climbing.


Posted on Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Orthodox Jewish Ambulance Service Faces Fight from L.A. Fire Department, Fire Union - KTLA Los Angeles
Orthodox Jewish Ambulance Service Faces Fight from L.A. Fire Department, Fire Union  KTLA Los Angeles

It started with a few bites of ice cream with cashew and ended with a ride in an ambulance run by an Orthodox Jewish emergency medical *service*. In 2017 ...


Posted on Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Overturned big rig blocks access from Highway 101 to I-405 and closes interstate - Ventura County Star
Overturned big rig blocks access from Highway 101 to I-405 and closes interstate  Ventura County Star

An overturned big rig closed I-405 and blocked access from Highway 101 Sunday on a heavily traveled tourte between Ventura and Los Angeles counties.


Posted on Sun, 10 Mar 2019 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



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



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



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



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

A house fire in Boyle Heights early Saturday left one woman dead and four other residents, including a toddler, hospitalized. Firefighters around 4 a.m. arrived to ...


Posted on Sat, 29 Dec 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



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



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



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



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 at an abandoned church in University Park, prompting a response from Los Angeles firefighters.


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



South Los Angeles Fire Destroys Clothing Warehouse - KTLA Los Angeles
South Los Angeles Fire Destroys Clothing Warehouse  KTLA Los Angeles

More than 100 firefighters responded to a fire at a clothing warehouse in the Central-Alameda neighborhood of South Los Angeles Friday morning. Part of the ...


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



Los Angeles Fire Department declines help from Jewish ambulance corps - The Jerusalem Post
Los Angeles Fire Department declines help from Jewish ambulance corps  The Jerusalem Post

Hatzolah's practice of alerting 911 to emergencies while sending its own responders to a scene without authorization is in violation of the Los Angeles County ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



L.A. Firefighters Rescue Man Clinging to Tree Above Raging L.A. River Near Griffith Park - KTLA Los Angeles
L.A. Firefighters Rescue Man Clinging to Tree Above Raging L.A. River Near Griffith Park  KTLA Los Angeles

Los Angeles Fire Department officials were working to rescue a man who was clinging to a tree, above the raging Los Angeles River near Griffith Park Thursday.


Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



5 LAFD firefighters injured fighting Mendocino Complex fire; they will return home this week - LA Daily News
5 LAFD firefighters injured fighting Mendocino Complex fire; they will return home this week  LA Daily News

Members of a Los Angeles Fire Department strike team helping to fight the Mendocino Complex fire raging northwest of Sacramento were injured on Sunday, ...


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



Union pressured Mayor Garcetti’s office to oust top fire official, court records show - Los Angeles Times
Union pressured Mayor Garcetti’s office to oust top fire official, court records show  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Fire Marshal John Vidovich was at the peak of his career in 2015. He ran the city's Fire Prevention Bureau, oversaw more than 150 employees and ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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



Man dies after he was hit by a vehicle in Torrance, driver arrested - The Daily Breeze
Man dies after he was hit by a vehicle in Torrance, driver arrested  The Daily Breeze

A man died after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Torrance on Saturday morning, March 16, authorities said. About 6:11 a.m., Torrance police ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 18:04:00 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. 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



Report criticizes fire agencies’ cooperation during Mendocino Complex blaze - Los Angeles Times
Report criticizes fire agencies’ cooperation during Mendocino Complex blaze  Los Angeles Times

Infighting among fire leaders from multiple agencies during the largest wildfire in modern California history created a tense environment that trickled down to ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters tackle brush fire in Griffith Park - Los Angeles Times
Firefighters tackle brush fire in Griffith Park  Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Fire Department is tackling a brush fire in Griffith Park, officials reported Monday.


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



South Los Angeles fire: 2 buildings erupt in flames at construction site in Green Meadows - KABC-TV
South Los Angeles fire: 2 buildings erupt in flames at construction site in Green Meadows  KABC-TV

A fire engulfed two buildings that were under construction in the Green Meadows neighborhood of South Los Angeles, prompting a massive response from ...


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



L.A. firefighter files discrimination suit, saying his equipment was smeared with feces - Los Angeles Times
L.A. firefighter files discrimination suit, saying his equipment was smeared with feces  Los Angeles Times

An 11-year LAFD employee who is African American says the department has had a history of incidents where fecal matter was used to harass black firefighters.


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



 

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