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Arson Fire at Church in Echo Park
Monday, June 29, 2015

ECHO PARK - 33 Los Angeles Firefighters quickly gained control of an arson fire at the "Fore Runners for Christ" church, limiting damage.

LAFD Battles Major Emergency Commercial Fire
Sunday, June 28, 2015

EL SERENO - 164 Los Angeles Firefighters staged a fierce battle against a major emergency commercial fire, successfully defending exposed buildings from significant damage.

Firefighters Save Apartment Building in Toluca Lake
Friday, June 26, 2015

TOLUCA LAKE - 134 Los Angeles Firefighters worked tirelessly for over an hour to extinguish two large structure fires involving adjacent apartment buildings.

Fireworks Nearly Caught North Hills Home on Fire
Thursday, June 25, 2015

NORTH HILLS - Los Angeles Firefighters today extinguished a tree fire that nearly spelled doom for nearby homes. The cause was illegal use of fireworks.

Celebrate Safely at a Public Fireworks Show in Los Angeles
Thursday, June 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department reminds you that all fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety remain illegal in the City of Los Angeles.

LAFD Paramedics Stress Hot Weather Safety
Saturday, June 20, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With high temperatures in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:

• Minimize the risks of hot weather.
• Prepare your household, pets and workplace.
• Plan to get relief from and avoid the effects of heat.

Children, Hot Weather & Cars = Danger!
Saturday, June 20, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With 30 child deaths in the United States last year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help.

LAFD, Los Angeles Heat, and Wildfire; 10 Questions & Answers
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Here are 10 questions that are frequently asked, many today, regarding the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) and the upcoming heat, in reference to wildfire danger... 

Fire Chief Terrazas Comments on Los Angeles Buildings Overdue Fire Inspections
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas made the following statements regarding overdue fire inspections for Los Angeles buildings:

L.A. Marathon Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunites With Rescuers and Hospital Staff
Thursday, June 11, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department personnel and members of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center staff were reunited Thursday with the LA Marathon runner who suffered a cardiac arrest during the March 15, 2015, race. Chuck Gold, 61, had the opportunity to meet and personally thank the firefighters, paramedics and doctors who cared for him after he collapsed during the run.

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