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LAFD Localizes Social Media with New Facebook and Twitter Accounts
Friday, April 17, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Earlier this year, your Los Angeles Fire Department implemented one of the most significant organizational changes in its 128-year history.

Panorama City Apartment Blaze Sends Three to Hospital, Displaces Thirty
Thursday, April 16, 2015

PANORAMA CITY - Fire swept through three apartments and left five others damaged Thursday evening, in a greater alarm blaze that sent one resident and two firefighters to the hospital.  

LAFD Pre-deploys Additional Resources for Wildfire Danger
Thursday, April 16, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With continuing winds and low relative humidity, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will pre-deploy additional resources on Thursday, April 16, 2015. These additional firefighters will be placed at select Neighborhood Fire Stations serving high hazard brush areas for an anticipated 24 hours, pending re-evaluated weather conditions.

LAFD Battles Flames in UCLA Dentistry Building
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

WESTWOOD - A fire in a multistory classroom and office building on the UCLA Westwood campus was quickly extinguished without injury early Tuesday morning.

LAFD Rescues Victims from Deadly Harbor Car Plunge
Friday, April 10, 2015

SAN PEDRO - Thursday, April 9, 2015: At approximately 6:10 p.m. the LAFD received reports of a civilian vehicle driven off the pier and into the LA Harbor at Berth 73 near Ports O’ Call.

LAFD Rescues 2, 1 Injured In Massive High Rise Fire In Westlake District
Friday, April 10, 2015

Westlake - Tuesday, April 7, 2015: Los Angeles Firefighters rescued two trapped from a structure fire in a multi-story commercial building at 1543 W. Olympic Bl. at 7:45 p.m

Los Angeles Firefighters Urge Storm Preparedness
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With the arrival of a brief, cold and windy Spring storm, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.

LAFD Chaplain Goes the Extra Mile
Sunday, April 5, 2015

WILMINGTON - We wanted to briefly share a positive story we missed from the recent April 2nd Wilmington Hotel fire.

LAFD Battles Suspicious Wilmington Hotel Fire Where Residents Jump From Windows to Escape; 1 Dead, 15 Injured.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Wilmington - Los Angeles Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out April 2, 2015 a hotel, killing a man and injuring 15 other people, including some who leaped
out of windows in a desperate effort to escape intense flames.

LAFD Welcomes New Media Relations Staff
Monday, March 23, 2015

Captain Jaime Moore has completed his tour-of-duty as Public Information Officer (PIO). He excelled as a PIO and a leader in our agency and he promoted through the ranks to Battalion Chief. He is now a Commander in Battalion 11.

We are pleased to announce that Captain Daniel Curry is now serving as LAFD's primary PIO. Captain Curry will work closely with Firefighter David Ortiz, who is on assignment as a PIO, as well. 

Here's a brief backgrounder on Captain Curry...

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