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Report: More Outreach Needed To Diversify Los Angeles Fire Department

A report released Thursday found that more outreach is needed to increase the number of women and minority firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/22/2015

(CBS)

Woman Suffers Burns, Child Unharmed After Van Nuys Apartment Fire

One woman suffered burns while a child escaped unharmed after an apartment fire in Van Nuys, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/18/2015

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2 Sickened As Inmates Set Numerous Small Fires At Men’s Central Jail

Numerous small fires were reported at the Men’s Central Jail on Sunday evening, authorities said.

01/11/2015

A home in Van Nuys was destroyed Sunday by a quick-moving fire. (credit: CBS)

Fire Guts Van Nuys Home, Burns 1 Resident

Fire gutted much of a two-story home and sent one resident to a hospital with second-degree burns on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

01/04/2015

(credit: CBS)

South Broadway Fire Sends 4 To Hospital

A fire that did major damage to a commercial building in South Los Angeles sent four people to area hospitals Wednesday evening, authorities said.

12/31/2014

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South LA Crash Kills Passenger In Car, Injures 2

One person was killed when a car operated by a suspected drunken driver struck at least three parked vehicles early Sunday morning, police said.

12/28/2014

(credit: CBS)

Police Shoot Suspect In Hollywood Motor Vehicle Burglary

Police called to the scene of a motor vehicle burglary returned fire when a suspect shot at them Sunday morning near Wilton Place and Melrose Avenue, authorities said.

11/30/2014

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LAFD To Begin Publishing Monthly Verified Response Time Data Reports

The Los Angeles Fire Department will begin releasing verified response time data to the public once a month, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Water Floods Forever 21 Warehouse In Lincoln Heights

Water flooded a Forever 21 warehouse on North Mission Road on Sunday morning, but city pipes were not deemed to be the cause.

10/19/2014

(credit: LAPD/CBS)

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

(credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

Off-Duty LA Paramedic Killed, Boy Hurt In Small Plane Crash In Mojave Desert

An off-duty Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter pilot and paramedic was killed and a boy was critically injured Monday when a fixed-wing aircraft crashed into a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/09/2014

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Blaze At Historic Elks Lodge Under Investigation

It took firefighters nearly two hours to knock down a “suspicious” fire at the historic Elks Lodge in San Pedro Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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Man Badly Burned In West LA House Fire

The Los Angeles Fire Department says a man was critically injured in a house fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

A male hiker who became ill on a trail in Runyon Canyon Park died Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Man Dies While Hiking In Hollywood Hills Park

The victim was reported stricken around 2:20 p.m. in Runyon Canyon Park

03/09/2014

(credit: AP)

Firefighters Call Off River Search For Reported Victim After 40 Minutes, Call Declared False Alarm

Firefighters called off a search along the Los Angeles River after a 40-minute effort, following reports that a victim had fallen off a bridge.

03/01/2014

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