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Los Angeles Fire Department

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  • Authorities seize a ton of illegal fireworks before Fourth of July

     Authorities seize a ton of illegal fireworks before Fourth of July
    Los Angeles officials announced Thursday that they had confiscated slightly more than one ton of illegal fireworks as part of a regional crackdown before Fourth of July celebrations. The amount of seized fireworks rose as authorities worked in...
  • L.A. firefighters put out blaze on skid row, find marijuana grow

    L.A. firefighters put out blaze on skid row, find marijuana grow
    Los Angeles firefighters who responded to a structure fire near skid row Thursday night discovered a marijuana-growing operation. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call at 8:17 p.m. about a fire on the third floor of a building at 421 E. 6th ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nine pets die in Reseda fire, but LAFD rescuers save dog with oxygen

    Nine pets die in Reseda fire, but LAFD rescuers save dog with oxygen
    Nine pets died in a house in fire in Reseda on Monday, but rescuers were able to save a dog that was overcome by smoke. Six cats were caged at the home in the 6900 block of North Calvin Avenue and "succumbed to smoke inhalation and were beyond help,"...
  • 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...
  • Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus

    Man on motorcycle killed in accident with Metro bus
    A man on a motorcyle was killed Thursday night in a fiery accident with a Metro bus in Chatsworth. The motorcycle slammed into the front of the bus in the 21000 block of Nordhoff Street and struck a pole and caught fire, Los Angeles Fire Department...
  • Hawaii-bound jetliner turns back, makes emergency landing at LAX

    A United Airlines Boeing 757 bound for Hawaii had to turn back and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport just before noon Saturday after smoke was detected in the cabin. None of the 143 passengers and crew on board United Flight...
  • Santa Ana winds, high temperatures prompt fire warnings

    Santa Ana winds, high temperatures prompt fire warnings
    Southern California is in for a hot and windy week. The National Weather Service warned of critical fire conditions Sunday and Monday as gusty northeasterly Santa Ana winds hit the region. The agency issued a red flag warning for the mountains and...
  • Possible arson attack at Ramona Gardens apartments is investigated

    Possible arson attack at Ramona Gardens apartments is investigated
    Officials are investigating the cause of a fire at a Boyle Heights apartment complex early Monday that was reportedly sparked by Molotov cocktails. The arson counterterrorism unit of the Los Angeles Fire Department is investigating the blaze, which...