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2 Critically Injured, 1 Motorist Held After La Cienega Crash

Two people were critically injured, and one motorist was in custody after anm early morning three-vehicle crash on La Cieneg Boulevard near Beverly Hills.

02/28/2015

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Report: LAFD Didn’t Adequately Inspect Hazardous Sites

A state report says the Los Angeles Fire Department failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites across the city.

02/27/2015

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Wet Weather Challenges Southland Drivers, Homeowners

On a day where winter rains made driving a chore in the Southland, a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Van Nuys injured eight people Sunday afternoon, include three who were reported to be critically hurt.

02/22/2015

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Van Nuys Brewery Worker Suffers Serious Burns In Accident

An Anheuser-Busch brewery worker suffered serious burns Sunday afternoon after falling into a vat of hot mash at the bottling plant in Van Nuys, authorities said.

02/08/2015

The body of a woman was found stabbed to death inside a burning Van Nuys apartment Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Woman Found Stabbed To Death Inside Burning Van Nuys Apartment

A person found dead in an apartment fire in the 14000 block of Saticoy Street in Van Nuys early Saturday morning may have been stabbed before the blaze occurred, Los Angeles police said.

01/31/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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