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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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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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