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Los Angeles Fire Department

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  • Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools

    Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools
    A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline. The...
  • Big-rig fire on 5 Freeway: 1 lane still closed in Burbank

    Big-rig fire on 5 Freeway: 1 lane still closed in Burbank
    California Highway Patrol officers are still working to reopen all lanes of Interstate 5 in the Burbank area after a big rig's tires caught fire moments after the driver exited the vehicle Monday afternoon. About 12:20 p.m., the CHP received an influx...
  • Big-rig fire: All lanes open on southbound 5 Freeway in Burbank

    Big-rig fire: All lanes open on southbound 5 Freeway in Burbank
    All five lanes of southbound Interstate 5 reopened Monday afternoon, a few hours after a fire melted four tires off a big rig, the CHP said.   California Highway Patrol officers reopened the fifth southbound lane around 4:04 p.m., said spokesman Juan...
  • Man held on suspicion of sparking San Pedro Elks Lodge fire

    Man held on suspicion of sparking San Pedro Elks Lodge fire
    A 78-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sparking a fire that destroyed the San Pedro Elks Lodge. The arrest of Nick Pecarich resulted from an ongoing investigation by arson investigators with the Los Angeles fire and police departments and the...
  • Fire agencies on high alert due to Santa Ana winds, warm weather

    Fire agencies on high alert due to Santa Ana winds, warm weather
    Fire agencies across Southern California were on high alert and planning to beef up crews in wildland areas due to hot weather and powerful Santa Ana winds expected to last through Thursday. The Los Angeles Fire Department announced that extra crews...
  • Searing L.A. heat wave, high winds cause extreme fire danger

    Searing L.A. heat wave, high winds cause extreme fire danger
    Powerful Santa Ana winds combined with potentially record-breaking temperatures will create extreme fire danger Wednesday across a tinder-dry Southland, officials warned. Temperatures in Los Angeles County will range from near 90 degrees at the...
  • Wind-driven brush fire spreads to 100 acres near Rancho Cucamonga

    Wind-driven brush fire spreads to 100 acres near Rancho Cucamonga
    A brush fire broke out in the San Bernardino National Forest on Wednesday and quickly spread to 100 acres as firefighters struggled to reach it amid blustery winds, officials said. The blaze, dubbed the Etiwanda Fire, was reported in the Day Canyon...
  • Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter

    Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter
    An overnight fire at a North Hollywood pallet yard quickly spread and destroyed an adjacent homeless shelter, displacing 21 residents, officials said Saturday. Firefighters arrived at the scene at Okote Pallets Inc. in the 13000 block of Saticoy...
  • LAFD battles huge blaze at Lincoln Heights auto wrecking business

    LAFD battles huge blaze at Lincoln Heights auto wrecking business
    Close to 100 firefighters battled a huge fire Monday night that ignited among 55-gallon drums holding apparent exotic metals at a Lincoln Heights auto wrecking business, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said. The blaze created a large cloud of...
  • Scientist: 4.2-magnitude quake hits Westside

    Sunday night’s 4.2 magnitude earthquake felt across the Westside of Los Angeles was centered in the Santa Monica Mountains. After initially calculating that the temblor was probably an aftershock of a 4.4 magnitude March 17 quake, seismologist...
  • Firebombing at L.A. housing project may be racially motivated

    Firebombing at L.A. housing project may be racially motivated
    Police are trying to determine whether a firebombing at the Ramona Gardens housing project in Boyle Heights was racially motivated. The arson counter-terrorism unit of the Los Angeles Fire Department is investigating the blaze, which occurred about 12:...