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Los Angeles Fire Department

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  • Car dangles off 4th floor of St. Vincent Medical Center garage

    Car dangles off 4th floor of St. Vincent Medical Center garage
    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,...
  • Brush fire closes 90 Freeway in Marina del Rey

    Brush fire closes 90 Freeway in Marina del Rey
    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...
  • Child injured in plane crash dies; pilot killed was LAFD veteran

    Child injured in plane crash dies; pilot killed was LAFD veteran
    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...
  • LAPD officers work behind the scenes — and the camera

    LAPD officers work behind the scenes — and the camera
    If Officer Joel Morales was nervous when he met Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck outside the department's downtown headquarters, he didn't show it. And if Beck was anxious that the young patrolman might make him look bad on a video Morales was...
  • Boy, 8, critically injured in plane crash that killed LAFD paramedic

    Boy, 8, critically injured in plane crash that killed LAFD paramedic
    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...
  • San Bernardino plane crash kills L.A. firefighter, injures child

    San Bernardino plane crash kills L.A. firefighter, injures child
    A Los Angeles Fire Department pilot was killed in a single-engine plane crashed Monday at El Mirage Dry Lake in San Bernardino County. Fire officials identified the pilot as Brian Lee, 47. A child passenger was also hurt. Lee, who was a helicopter...
  • Dodgers' security chief quit after cuts in LAPD officers

     Dodgers' security chief quit after cuts in LAPD officers
    The head of security for the Dodgers left the organization for a year in part because he disagreed with the team's decision to reduce the number of uniformed off-duty officers at games, according to court testimony Thursday. It's a subject that lies...
  • Three teens critically injured after car hits them in North Hollywood

    Three teens critically injured after car hits them in North Hollywood
    Three teenage girls were critically injured Wednesday after being struck by a car in North Hollywood, authorities said.  The girls were reportedly in a crosswalk near 11482 Magnolia Blvd. when a man driving a compact car hit them, said Los Angeles...
  • School evacuated after teacher's aide allegedly runs amok on campus

    A Van Nuys Elementary School was evacuated after a teacher's aide grabbed and kicked fellow staff members and threw chairs that injured three students, officials said. The employee was arrested on suspicion of assault. After arriving at the school...
  • Body of woman found floating in Echo Park Lake

    Body of woman found floating in Echo Park Lake
    A woman's body was discovered floating in Echo Park Lake on Saturday morning, officials said.  Authorities were called to the 700 block of Echo Park Avenue about 7:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Firefighters pulled the woman...
  • L.A. oil spill: 10,000 gallons could take 24 hours to clean up

    L.A. oil spill: 10,000 gallons could take 24 hours to clean up
    A 10,000-gallon crude-oil spill in Atwater Village early Thursday was expected to take 24 hours to fully clean up, officials said. Firefighters responding to the spill shortly after 1 a.m. in the 5100 block of West San Fernando Road were able to hem...