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Aggressive Fight Saves Businesses
LOS ANGELES - A blaze erupted in a Downtown Los Angeles building, consuming the 2nd floor and attic while firefighters aggressively fought to save the businesses on the ground floor.

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive 2023
LOS ANGELES - This month, the LAFD, LAPD, and LA County Sheriff’s Department kicked off the annual Battle of the Badges blood donation contest between Southern California law enforcement and fire departments.

Man Found Dead in Burning Northridge Garage
NORTHRIDGE - A elderly man was discovered dead inside a burning Northridge garage Monday morning. 


The Los Angeles Fire Department encourages you to be prepared in the event of a brush fire. For those of you living near the current incidents, be vigilant and keep your TV or radio on. Make certain you have your family critical papers, phone data, pets, and other valuables ready to evacuate if so directed.

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To increase public safety, the Fire Department and Department of Transportation have created a program to remove illegally parked vehicles in posted locations within the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones. The goal of this program is to educate the public on the potential hazards associated with a fast-moving brush fire, and the importance of keeping roadways clear.

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The canyons of Los Angeles are always a challenge in terms of fire safety. In addition to obvious brushy hillsides, there are multiple types of fire hazards that exist because of ornamental vegetation. The Los Angeles Fire Department works year-round to ensure those with this type of shrubbery obey the Fire Code relative to clearance and care.

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