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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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Man, 34, Shot To Death In South Los Angeles

The suspect remains at large.

02/07/2014

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Brush Fire Flares Up In Colby Fire Burn Area

Glendora police say the flames erupted 600 yds north of 1100 N. Easley Canyon.

01/26/2014

(C) Jack Rein turns 100 in March. (credit: CBS)

LAFD Celebrates 100th Birthday Of Oldest Surviving Retiree

The Los Angeles Fire Department Friday held a celebration in Granada Hills for their oldest surviving retiree.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2014

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Man Killed In Winnetka Garage Fire

A man was found dead inside a charred garage following an early morning fire in the San Fernando Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

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Parents, 2 Children Killed In Sylmar House Fire

A couple and their two pre-teen children died Monday following a fire at their home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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Crews Contain 1 1/2-Acre Brush Fire In Santa Clarita

The blaze was reported at 2:58 p.m. in the 22000 block of Pamplico Drive near Bouquet Canyon Road, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Tony Akins.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2014

36-year veteran firefighter Glenn L. Allen died in 2011 following a partial roof collapse at a structure fire in the Hollywood Hills area. (Photo credit: LAFD.org)

Architect Sentenced To One Year In Jail In Death Of LA Firefighter

A German national Friday was sentenced to one year in jail and three years formal probation in the death of a 36-year LAFD veteran.

01/03/2014

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Trapped Motorist Rescued From Flaming Vehicle By Passing LAPD Bomb Squad Officer, 2 Civilians

A trapped motorist was rescued from a burning vehicle on the 405 Freeway on Wednesday by two civilians and an LAPD bomb squad officer, who just happened to be driving by.

12/25/2013

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Report: LAFD Models New Policies For Active Shooter Situations After Military Protocol

The Los Angeles Fire Department has announced new response policies for active shooter situations in the wake the November murder of a TSA agent at LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2013

LA Firefighters threw a party Sunday to help brighten the holidays for victims of a possible arson fire last week. (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Throw Holiday Party For Residents Who Lost Homes To Suspected Arson

Firefighters on Sunday threw a holiday party for residents who lost their homes last Thursday in what officials believe was a case of arson.

12/15/2013

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LAFD Resumes Twitter Account Activity After ‘Temporary Hiatus’

Call it a short-lived social media sabbatical for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

12/12/2013

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Girl, 1, Airlifted To Children’s Hospital After Near Drowning

A baby was airlifted to a local hospital Thursday morning after nearly drowning in a pool, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2013

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LAFD, Family Who Lost Home In Holiday Fire Give Safety Reminder

Los Angeles Fire Department will hold a press conference Tuesday to remind families of fire safety and prevention this holiday season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2013

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