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  • Small fire erupts on Paramount's Hollywood lot

    A small fire broke out Saturday on the Hollywood lot of Paramount Pictures, authorities said. No injuries were reported. About 5:30 p.m., 20 firefighters responded to the blaze inside a two-story building on Paramount’s lot in the 5500 block of...
  • 6 units damaged in apartment fire near UCLA; 1 hospitalized

    6 units damaged in apartment fire near UCLA; 1 hospitalized
    Six units were damaged and one person was hospitalized Saturday after a fire broke out at a five-story apartment building near UCLA, officials said. The blaze began just before 8:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Wilshire Manor Apartments, a 46-unit...
  • Five people injured in fire at Westlake motel

    Five people injured in fire at Westlake motel
    A fire at a three-story motel in Westlake on Christmas night left at least five people injured, officials said. Just after 6 p.m., more than 100 firefighters and 11 ambulances responded to a report of visible flames at JJ Park Motel Residence at 3rd and...
  • Creating 'human ladder,' motel residents flee Christmas fire

    Creating 'human ladder,' motel residents flee Christmas fire
    Six people were injured -- two critically -- after fire swept through a three-story residential motel in Westlake on Christmas evening, fire officials said. Five of the injured, between the ages of 28 and 73, were taken to hospitals, said Erik Scott,...
  • Small fire briefly closes portion of southbound 101 Freeway

    Small fire briefly closes portion of southbound 101 Freeway
    Southbound lanes of the 101 Freeway near Boyle Heights were temporarily closed Friday as firefighters attacked a small rubbish fire burning in a nearby homeless encampment, officials said. The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert about 1:30 p.m....
  • Danger adds to drama as couple is pulled alive from L.A. River

    Danger adds to drama as couple is pulled alive from L.A. River
    Churning debris and the rocketing current spiked the danger quotient as rescuers worked to pull two people from the rain-swollen Los Angeles River on Friday. Dusty Clark of the Los Angeles Fire Department rescued one of two people from a section of...
  • 2 men caught on video at huge L.A. fire are sought by police

    2 men caught on video at huge L.A. fire are sought by police
    Authorities investigating a massive blaze that consumed a downtown Los Angeles apartment building under construction last week are seeking a man captured on surveillance video near the scene around the time the fire started. A second man, caught on a...
  • Police arrest man in connection with violent Griffith Park attack

    Police arrest man in connection with violent Griffith Park attack
    Los Angeles police have made an arrest in connection with a violent attack Monday in Griffith Park that left a person in critical condition, officials said. The suspect -- who police did not immediately identify -- was arrested about 7:30 p.m. Monday by...
  • 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...