A family says that a slow response time by LAFD paramedics contributed to the death of a 16-year-old.
Authorities on Monday investigated widespread reports of a foul odor detected across the San Fernando Valley.
Two children were critically injured Friday evening after they were struck by a car in San Fernando.
A large industrial fire has been reported in the Gardena area.
The City Fire department may cancel the bills for paramedic services for the families of two good Samaritans who were electrocuted at a traffic crash in Valley Village.
The Los Angeles City Fire Department has a new $2 million blaze-fighting chopper in its arsenal.
The aftermath of the March 11 earthquake in Japan continues to rivet the world’s scientists, who are using new data from the 8.9 temblor and resulting tsunami to improve plans for how to respond to a large seismic event in Southern California.
Four inmates involved in a fight at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles evolved into a jail riot Wednesday at about 3:30 p.m., according to Capt. Mike Parker of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
A 32-year-old woman was killed in a rollover crash in Watts Saturday evening.
Jeff Godown told fire commissioners that department response time may actually be better than it appears before announcing his departure.
The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.
A 16-year-old girl was spotted tethered by a rope over the side of a seaside cliff today in San Pedro, but she made it to safety uninjured, a city fire official said.
On the eve of an audit being released on Los Angeles City Fire response times, Councilman Dennis Zine met with firefighters at Station 88 in the San Fernando Valley.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is facing renewed scrutiny over its emergency response times after a report found errors in the computer software used to compile the data.
Eight people were injured — five seriously –in a three- vehicle crash in Los Angeles Sunday afternoon, a city fire official said.