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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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Dramatic Radio Recordings Capture Firefighters Battling Blaze At Historic South LA Church

A demolition crew arrived Wednesday to survey the damage after a massive fire at a historic two-story church in South Los Angeles gutted the building and injured two firefighters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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2 Firefighters Injured While Battling Blaze At Historic South LA Church

Two Los Angeles City firefighters were injured Tuesday while battling a fire at a historic two-story church in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

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LAPD: Person Of Interest In Custody For Valley Arsons

A man in his 50s was in police custody Thursday in connection with a string of arson fires in the San Fernando Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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250-Acre Madre Fire In Azusa 70 Percent Contained

A 250-acre brush fire burning north of Azusa into the Angeles National Forest was 70 percent contained Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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LA Firefighter, Mom Charged With Allegedly Beating Woman Feeding Stray Cats

A Los Angeles Fire Department off-duty engineer and his mother were charged Tuesday with allegedly beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in their neighborhood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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Injured Hiker Rescued From Fryman Canyon Park

Los Angeles Fire Department officials Thursday rescued an injured hiker in the Hollywood Hills area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

Scuba Diver Suffers Medical Emergency At San Pedro Beach

Los Angeles Fire Department officials Thursday responded to a San Pedro beach after a man who was preparing to scuba dive suffered a medical emergency.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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