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Failure To Yield To Emergency Vehicles Is A Serious Problem In L.A., Fire Captain Says

Emergency personnel say many drivers in Los Angeles are failing to yield, making it more difficult for crews to navigate around traffic.

11/19/2014

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Strong Winds Expected Across SoCal Through Monday

Strong winds are expected across Southwestern California through Monday morning, officials advised.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2014

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Injured Hiker Airlifted From Pacific Palisades In Fair Condition

Crews were dispatched to the 17000 block of Sunset Boulevard following a report of a hiker in need of air ambulance transport shortly after 1 p.m., according to department spokesperson Katherine Main.

11/15/2014

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Police Hold Large-Scale Training Drill At Ontario Airport

A large-scale training exercise brought police and fire personnel and other agencies together Sunday at Ontario International Airport.

CBS Los Angeles–11/02/2014

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LAFD Firefighters Agree To Tentative Salary Contract

LA city firefighters have agreed to a tentative salary contract.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/20/2014

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Mental Patient Being Treated By Paramedics Takes Off In Fire Department Ambulance

The incident started at Third and Alameda.

10/19/2014

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Fall Heat Wave Brings High Temperatures, Fire Danger To Southland

Record-breaking heat hit Southern California on Thursday as the region prepared for a sweltering weekend marked by Santa Ana winds and extreme fire danger.

10/02/2014

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Police: 4 Hospitalized After Pepper Spray Attack At Covina Home Depot

Los Angeles County Fire personnel were called to the store located in the 900 block of West Badillo Street just after 3 p.m. Monday.

09/29/2014

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Crews Battle Dock Fire In Port Of Los Angeles

A dock fire in the Los Angeles harbor is threatening warehouses and a ship, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

09/22/2014

Authorities say thousands of firefighters took part in the Fire Ground Survival Training Program in Elysian Park. (Photo courtesy LAFD/Instagram)

Firefighters Drill Life-Threatening Scenarios In LAFD Training Session

Thousands of Los Angeles Fire Department personnel Tuesday took part in a training session to provide survival skills to firefighters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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Mother, 98, And Son Killed In Encino Condo Fire

The cause of an apartment fire that killed a 98-year-old woman and her 74-year-old son remained under investigation Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

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Man Gravely Injured In South Park Duplex Fire

The fire was reported just before 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of W. 50th Street in South Park, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

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Ralph Terrazas Named First Latino LAFD Chief

The City Council Friday unanimously approved Ralph Terrazas as the new chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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Brother-In-Law Of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson Killed In House Fire

A firefighter trying to get to Isum was injured when the floor gave out. He was taken to a hospital with leg burns and listed in fair condition.

CBS Los Angeles–07/29/2014

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Crews, Officials Assess Damage After Broken Water Main Floods Parts Of UCLA

Parts of UCLA remained underwater after a nearly 100-year old water main break resulted in massive flooding on Tuesday afternoon, causing havoc across campus.

07/29/2014

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