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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

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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

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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

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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

(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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Highest-Ranking Woman In History Of LAFD Announces Retirement

The Los Angeles Fire Department’s highest-ranking woman ever has announced her retirement.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

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2 Found Dead Following Apartment Fire In Whittier

Two people were found dead Thursday following a fire inside a Whittier home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2014

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At Least 4 Injured In 2-Vehicle Crash In Eagle Rock

At least four people were injured Thursday in a two-vehicle accident in the Eagle Rock area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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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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LA Firefighter Awarded $1.1M In Bias Lawsuit After Losing First Trial

Six years after losing in his first trial, a black Los Angeles firefighter was awarded $1.1 million Monday by a jury that found he suffered discrimination during his nearly three-decade career.

11/26/2013

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HazMat Crews Investigate San Fernando Building After Small Fire Breaks Out

Three men suffered minor injuries Wednesday during a small fire and HazMat situation at a commercial building in San Fernando.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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