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Los Angeles Fire Department

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  • $75,000 reward proposed for break in Da Vinci fire probe

    Los Angeles city officials are weighing whether to offer a $75,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who started a destructive fire that consumed an apartment complex under construction in downtown Los...
  • Injured hiker airlifted from Tarzana trail

    Injured hiker airlifted from Tarzana trail
    An injured hiker was airlifted from a trail in Tarzana on Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The hiker, a 25-year-old woman, was hoisted out of rugged terrain with a knee injury, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott. She was taken...
  • Firefighters battle blaze in Baldwin Hills commercial building

    A fast-moving fire Friday evening threatened to destroy a large commercial building in Baldwin Hills, authorities reported. The blaze at 6050 W. Jefferson Blvd. was reported about 7:30 p.m. No injuries were reported. About 12 minutes after Los...
  • 4 police, firefighter overcome by fumes while rescuing suicidal man

    4 police, firefighter overcome by fumes while rescuing suicidal man
    Four Los Angeles police officers and a firefighter were overcome by carbon monoxide early Friday when they rescued a man who was attempting suicide inside a boutique car dealership. A relative of the man called police about 4 a.m. and alerted them...
  • Delta Flight 2116 makes emergency landing at LAX

    Delta Flight 2116 makes emergency landing at LAX
    A Delta Air Lines jet has landed safely after a midair scare forced an emergency return to Los Angeles International Airport. Carrying 152 people, Delta Flight 2116 landed at LAX just after 9:30 a.m. after circling above Southern California to burn fuel...
  • Federal investigators probing elite LAFD fireboat unit

    Federal investigators probing elite LAFD fireboat unit
    Criminal investigators with the U.S. Coast Guard are probing an elite group of Los Angeles firefighters at the city's port to determine whether federal licensing records were falsified for crew members assigned to large fireboats, The Times has learned....
  • Downtown L.A. fire engulfs tower, melts signs, bursts windows

    Downtown L.A.  fire engulfs tower, melts signs, bursts windows
    A massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early today engulfed an apartment tower that was under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed, the Los Angeles Times reported.  Firefighters used the 110 Freeway to set up...
  • Huge L.A. blaze being investigated as a criminal fire

    Huge L.A. blaze being investigated as a criminal fire
    The huge L.A. fire that engulfed an apartment tower over an area the size of a city block is being treated as a criminal fire. Although fires "of this magnitude" are always treated as a criminal fire, "it's very rare for the entire building to be...
  • L.A. fire spurs traffic chaos: 110 lanes open, hours of delays expected

    L.A. fire spurs traffic chaos: 110 lanes open, hours of delays expected
    The 110 Freeway northbound has been partially reopened after a massive fire early Monday morning. But it will still take traffic surrounding downtown L.A. hours to recover, officials said. “Just imagine that major artery -- which is about eight...
  • L.A. fire officials: Downtown fire may have been intentionally set

    L.A. fire officials: Downtown fire may have been intentionally set
    Los Angeles fire officials said they are “inclined” to believe a fire that engulfed a massive residential development project downtown was intentionally set. But until arson investigators can enter the wreckage, it’s impossible to...
  • 2 other fires break out; unclear if related to massive downtown blaze

    More than 100 firefighters were battling two other blazes in the city Monday morning while a massive fire in downtown Los Angeles engulfed an apartment tower that was under construction. Just after 4 a.m., a fire broke out in a business on 7th Street...