Los Angeles County Fire Department

(credit: CBS)

LA County Firefighters Address Lawmakers Over Cell Tower Concerns

Many firefighters turned out to an L.A. Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday to oppose an emergency communications effort that will improve public safety.

03/24/2015

(credit: CBS)

Fire At South Gate Cement Factory Investigated As Possible Arson Case

A fire in South Gate was being investigated Wednesday as a possible arson case.

03/11/2015

(credit: CBS)

Warm Weather Brings Thousands To The Beach, Keeping Lifeguards Busy

On a sun-splashed Saturday afternoon at the beach it was hard to remember that less than a week ago Southland residents were huddled under umbrellas and wearing jackets to stay warm and dry.

03/07/2015

(credit: Los Angeles County Fire Department)

Veteran Lifeguard Dies During Training Exercise

A lifeguard with the Los Angeles County Fire Department died Thursday morning during a training exercise at a Manhattan Beach School, authorities said.

01/15/2015

(credit: CBS)

4 People Sickened At Apparent Drug Lab In Palmdale

An apparent drug lab was busted on Saturday night in Palmdale, but not before four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, became ill.

11/22/2014

(File Photo)

Two Injured In Crash Near Malibu Tunnel

A crash near the Malibu tunnel sent two people to area hospitals early Saturday morning.

09/20/2014

Los Angeles County Lifeguard Captain Tom Seth. (credit: CBS)

Weather-Fueled Beach Crowds Keep Lifeguards Busy

Big crowds at the beach have created more work for lifeguards this summer, increasing the amount of overtime pay and putting a dent in the Los Angeles County Fire Department budget.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2014

(credit: Getty Images)

Air-Conditioner Explosion Burns Person In West Hollywood

An air-conditioner explosion sent a person to the hospital with second-degree burns Thursday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

08/21/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Fire Department)

Man Rescued From Catalina After Boat Runs Aground

A man was rescued Tuesday from the back side of Catalina Island after his boat’s engine caught fire and the vessel ran aground.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

(credit: CBS)

LA Co. Fire Department Welcomes First-Ever Black Female Battalion Chief

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has named its first-ever African American female battalion chief.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2014

(credit: CBS)

9 Injured In Explosion At La Habra Industrial Complex

At least nine people were injured Tuesday morning in an industrial explosion in La Habra.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/29/2014

(credit: CBS)

Badly Burned Man Discovered Alongside 605 Freeway In City Of Industry

The burned body of a man was discovered alongside the northbound 605 Freeway Tuesday afternoon in the City of Industry.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

(credit: CBS)

LA County Fire Crews Battle Blaze At Huntington Park Commercial Building

Fire crews Thursday were battling a blaze at a commercial building in Huntington Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

(credit: CBS)

Evacuations Lifted Following Gas Leak In West Hollywood

Residents could return back to their homes after a ruptured gas line Wednesday prompted West Hollywood officials to evacuate residents and close streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2014

(credit: CBS)

Hiker Airlifted From Angeles National Forest After Falling Off Waterfall

A rescue operation saved a hiker who fell off a waterfall in the Angeles National Forest Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2014

more