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Los Angeles Fire Department

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  • Person fatally struck by Metro Red Line train in Studio City

    Person fatally struck by Metro Red Line train in Studio City
    A person was struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Studio City on Friday afternoon, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Paramedics rushed to the Universal/Studio City station 1 p.m. after a person was hit and found under the tracks, Metro...
  • Fairfield Fire Department adds bulletproof vests to safety equipment

    Firefighters today have a large inventory of safety equipment. But one Northern California city is adding another: bulletproof vests. Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in...
  • 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 blazes "of this magnitude" are always treated as criminal fires, "it's very rare for the entire building to be...
  • 'Tower of fire' destroys L.A. apartment complex under construction

    The fire engulfed a towering residential project, raining ash on much of downtown Los Angeles and lighting the predawn sky a smoky orange. Computers and cubicles melted in neighboring buildings. Hundreds of thick windows cracked. Palm trees were...
  • Los Angeles mega-fire: Federal team set to investigate

    Los Angeles mega-fire: Federal team set to investigate
    A federal team is set to undertake the investigation into the massive fire in downtown Los Angeles that caused millions of dollars in damage and shut down the 110 Freeway for several hours Monday. The team is made up of specialized arson investigators...
  • Da Vinci fire an 'unusual' blaze that erupted quickly, L.A. chief says

    Da Vinci fire an 'unusual' blaze that erupted quickly, L.A. chief says
    The 911 call came at 1:09 a.m. from a passerby: A downtown building was on fire. Firefighters at Station No. 3 quickly realized they weren’t far from the scene, an apartment complex under construction near the intersection of the 101 and 110...
  • With high winds expected, more firefighters to be sent to wildfire-prone areas

    With high winds expected, more firefighters to be sent to wildfire-prone areas
    Strong Santa Ana winds are expected to blow through Southern California starting Sunday, increasing the risk of wildfires amid the warm and dry conditions. The Los Angeles Fire Department said it would deploy additional firefighters to areas that are...
  • Firefighters engulfed in flames after DC-6 crash

     
    Firemen working to rescue three man crew from crashed DC-6 on golf course near Van Nuys Airport are engulfed in flames....
  • Ninety-eight years later, LAPD takes time to remember one of its own

    Ninety-eight years later, LAPD takes time to remember one of its own
    Walter R. Kreps, a Los Angeles police officer, was killed in the line of duty. He was on Avenue 20, racing to respond to a call, when a police car trying to pass a slower automobile collided with his motorcycle. Kreps was 28, married with a 6-year-old...
  • Fashion district fire prompts arson investigation

    Fashion district fire prompts arson investigation
    An arson investigation is underway after an early-morning fire burned through a tailor shop in the downtown fashion district Saturday, authorities said. Firefighters responded to K1 Fashion at 1409 Santee Street at 2:35 a.m. to find the single-story...
  • Body recovered from bottom of cliff in San Pedro's Point Fermin Park

    Body recovered from bottom of cliff in San Pedro's Point Fermin Park
    A body was recovered Monday from the bottom of a seaside cliff in San Pedro. The body was reported by a passerby in the 1000 block of Paseo del Mar in Point Fermin Park, said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. No...