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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.

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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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Fatal Crash Causes Small Brush Fire Along 110 Fwy In Elysian Park

A fatal accident Tuesday caused a small brush fire in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2014

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Century City Parking Structure Partially Collapses In Construction Accident

A Century City parking structure partially collapsed Friday due to a construction accident, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2014

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Firefighter Injured, 8 Displaced In Sylmar Condo Fire

A firefighter Monday was injured and eight residents displaced following a condo complex fire in the San Fernando Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2014

One person was killed and three were injured in a crash involving four vehicles on Saturday in Westwood. (credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 3 Injured In 4-Vehicle Crash In Westwood

The crash occurred in the 10200 block of Sunset Boulevard.

07/19/2014

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Garcetti Names Terrazas As LA Fire Chief

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday announced his appointment for the next chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

07/15/2014

A K-9 officer (L) crosses a crime tape line on November 1, 2013 after a gunman reportedly opened fire at a security checkpointin Los Angeles International Airport. Police believe a gunman who opened fire at Los Angeles airport Friday acted alone, a police chief said, while not confirming reports that the shooter and one victim were killed. "We believe at this point that there was a lone shooter, that he acted," said Patrick Gannon, head of the LAX police force, saying he "was the only person who was armed in this incident." Seven people were injured, including six taken to hospital, said the head of the LA Fire Department James Featherstone, briefing reporters for the first time a couple of hours after the incident. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Emergency Teams Have Quicker Response Time Since LAX Shooting

A report finds Los Angeles emergency teams are demonstrating quicker response times in the aftermath of November’s deadly shooting at LAX.

07/01/2014

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NTSB: Firefighter Pilot Made Low Pass Over Friends Before Fatal Crash That Killed 2

Brian Lee, 47, was killed along with an 8-year-old passenger.

06/29/2014

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LA Police, Firefighters Stage Drill To Hone Mass-Shooting Response

In the wake of the Isla Vista rampage and several other mass shootings across the country, Los Angeles police and firefighters staged a drill Thursday to sharpen their emergency-response skills.

06/26/2014

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