LAFD Dedicates Faster, Nimbler Vehicle To Growing Number Of Fires At Venice Homeless EncampmentsMore than half of all the fires in Los Angeles so far this year have involved homeless people, according to the LAFD – and the problem is especially acute in Venice.
LA Fire Department Gets New Rapid Response Vehicle To Patrol VeniceAmid calls from residents to clean up Venice, the Los Angeles Fire Department is using a new rapid response vehicle to patrol the city.
Firefighters Battle Towsley Fire In Stevenson RanchL.A. County firefighters are battling a small brush fire in Stevenson Ranch that ignited near the intersection of Calgrove Boulevard and The Old Road.
Man Found Dead In Rancho Park Community House FireFirefighters found a man dead inside a single-story home at 10544 W. Louisiana Ave., in the Rancho Park community of Los Angeles, where they're battling a fire, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Dramatic Air Rescue Of Two Hikers, A Man And A Woman, In Griffith Park On FridayLA City Firefighter Rescue One chopper had to airlift two hikers, a man and a woman, out of Griffith Park after they were stranded on a near vertical cliffside.
Driver Surrenders After Leading Police Pursuit In Stolen LAFD VehicleThe pursuit was a comparatively slow one, and wound its way into San Pedro, where one of the tires was punctured by a spike strip before the driver could avoid it.
Car Crashes Into Home In Echo Park Sending 1 To HospitalA car crashed into a house, sending one person to a nearby trauma center, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
8 LAPD Employees Die From COVID-19The Los Angeles Police Department reported eight employee deaths due to COVID-19 Thursday.
Firefighters Battle Blaze In Packed Auto Parts Storage Facility In Cypress ParkThe fire broke out at about 4 a.m. in a building at 1004 N. San Fernando Road. Firefighters arrived to find the 150-foot-by-200-foot one-story building with flames shooting through the roof.
LAFD Has Enough COVID-19 Vaccine For Its Firefighters, But Only About Half Volunteer To Get ItAs of Monday, only 1,842 of the department’s approximately 3,400 firefighters have received the vaccine, officials said.
Multiple Trees Catch Fire In Northridge As Wind Picks Up Across Southland44 firefighters knocked down the fire in approximately a half-hour.
LA Fire Department Vaccinates 48% Of Its Employees; Aims For 100% VaccinationThe Los Angeles Fire Department is halfway to achieving its goal of 100% vaccination, despite some reservations about the COVID-19 vaccine.
City Flags Fly At Half-Staff To Honor LAFD Captain Who Died Of COVID-19Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday ordered flags in Los Angeles to fly at half-staff following the death of Los Angeles Fire Department Captain George Roque, who died from coronavirus-related complications on Friday.
2 Rescued After Getting Stranded In LA River During RainstormFirefighters used an inflatable rescue boat to get them off an island.
Firefighters Rescue Port Of LA Worker Stuck In Crane Elevator 120 Feet Above GroundThe rescue operation in the air happened at about 5:15 a.m. Thursday at 930 W. Harry Bridges Blvd after a crane elevator apparently got stuck just short of a staircase nearby.