| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Authorities in Los Angeles have confiscated a ton of illegal fireworks, leading to criminal charges being filed against seven vendors, the latest in a regional crackdown ahead of Friday's July 4 celebrations, the city attorney’s office announced...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:17 PM
A 43-year-old man has been charged with setting more than 20 small trash fires throughout Los Angeles this year, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Salvador Munguia pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the string of fires, two of which ignited dry grass, according to...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The search for the next head of the Los Angeles Fire Department is underway, with Interim Fire Chief James G. Featherstone among the candidates being interviewed for the top job.
Mayor Eric Garcetti's office has not provided the full list of candidates...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:44 PM
An 8-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday after being injured in a plane crash that killed a veteran Los Angeles Fire Department paramedic.
Sebastian Joshua Grewal underwent a second surgery Tuesday to relieve pressure on his brain, the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Two people were killed and two others seriously injured Tuesday night in a traffic accident in Sylmar, authorities said.
The incident was reported about 8 p.m. when a single car rolled over in the 12000 block of Harding Street, the Los Angeles Fire...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:32 PM
One person died after a fire tore through a Koreatown apartment Wednesday evening.
The victim in Wednesday's blaze appeared to be an adult male, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.
At least 13 others have died this year in fires...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:33 PM
A station wagon broke through the railing of a parking garage at St. Vincent Medical Center on Wednesday, almost falling from the fourth floor, authorities said.
The Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Division tweeted photographs of the car,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A brush fire shut down all lanes of the 90 Freeway at Culver Boulevard in Marina del Rey on Saturday afternoon.
Nearly 100 firefighters put the fire out in about an hour, confining it to less than 4 acres. A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
An 8-year-old boy who was seriously hurt in a San Bernardino County plane crash that killed a Los Angeles firefighter died of his injuries on Friday, officials said.
Sebastian Gerwal, of Frazier Lake, suffered trauma to his head and upper body in the...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Los Angeles County public health officials on Thursday issued an "extreme odor" advisory for Atwater Village after a 10,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from a ruptured pipeline.
People living or working in the area could experience “mild,...