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Crews Battle Small Brush Fire In Griffith Park

Firefighters battled a small brush fire in Griffith Park early Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Blaze At Historic Elks Lodge Under Investigation

It took firefighters nearly two hours to knock down a “suspicious” fire at the historic Elks Lodge in San Pedro Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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6 Injured In 5 Freeway Crash Near Gorman

Three children were among those injured in the collision, reported at approximately 5 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway near Gorman School Road.

04/13/2014

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3 Displaced After Insecticide Fogger Blast In Van Nuys Apartment

The Red Cross is assisting those affected by the blast, reported at 15025 Vanowen Street, according to LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphrey.

04/13/2014

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1 Injured In Van Nuys Attic Fire

One person Tuesday was injured after a fire broke out in the attic of a house in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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UCLA Student Burned In Science Class Experiment

The unidentified student also suffered a chest injury.

04/05/2014

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LAFD Hiring Halt Blamed For ‘Dangerously Long’ Overtime Hours

Firefighters with the city of Los Angeles voiced criticism Tuesday of what they say is a broken recruiting process that has put public safety at risk.

04/01/2014

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2nd Story Of Parking Garage Under Construction Collapses In Downtown LA

The second story of a two-story parking garage that was under construction collapsed Friday in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

An explosion and fire rocked a Commerce neighborhood Wednesday evening. (credit: CBS)

2 Reportedly Injured In Explosion, Commerce House Fire

An investigation into the cause of the explosion is on-going.

03/19/2014

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Mother, 2-Year-Old Son Killed In South LA Garage Fire

A woman and her child were killed Wednesday in a South Los Angeles garage fire, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Garcetti, Fire Commission Orders Investigation Into LAFD Recruitment Process

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday ordered an independent investigation into the Los Angeles Fire Department’s recruiting and hiring process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Report: Leadership Overhaul, EMS Changes Key To LAFD Reform

A new report says more job stability for LAFD chiefs and an overhaul of the agency’s paramedic operations will help reduce concerns over emergency response times.

03/03/2014

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LAFD Rescues 2 Men, 2 Dogs From LA River

The Los Angeles Fire Department Friday conducted a swiftwater rescue of two men and two dogs from the LA River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2014

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HazMat Crews Investigate Gas Leak In Playa Del Rey

Officials Monday were trying to determine if a gas leak in Playa del Rey was an act of vandalism.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2014

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LA Fire Department To Streamline 911 Calls

The Los Angeles Fire Department is launching an overhaul of how they handle 911 calls, officials said Monday.

02/10/2014

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