| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The Los Angeles Fire Department put its social media accounts on “hiatus” Thursday and announced it was refusing access to 911 audio recordings and database records that document the department’s response to life-and-death medical...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
In a rapid reversal, the Los Angeles Fire Department announced Thursday it would resume publishing details about the department’s response to life-and-death emergencies via social media and again release 911 audio recordings and database records...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Only hours after halting the Los Angeles Fire Department's public information Twitter feed, city officials reversed course Thursday and announced they would resume publishing details about the department's response to life-and-death emergencies via social...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Join Times staffer Ben Welsh at 9 a.m. for an L.A. Now Live discussion of the Los Angeles Fire Department's changing positions on what public information it will provide.
In recent days, LAFD public information officers had given out far less public...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:43 AM
No one has claimed ownership of three dogs that roamed around a South Los Angeles elementary school Tuesday, attacking pedestrians who were unlucky enough to come upon them.
The dogs were “wandering the streets” and bit several women, said...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Firefighters extinguished a small brush fire that erupted Saturday afternoon on a hillside along the eastbound Ventura (134) and northbound Glendale (2) freeways, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
Ground crews responded to a...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A third firefighter was injured Tuesday while battling a two-alarm blaze at a South Los Angeles church, officials said.
The firefighter was transported to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Los Angeles firefighters were battling a greater-alarm structure fire Wednesday night in the West Adams neighborhood.
The roof of the building in the 4000 block of West Jefferson Boulevard had collapsed as firefighters blasted huge streams of water onto...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:16 AM
Join Times staffer Ben Welsh for an important discussion Friday morning at 9 a.m. about the replacement of Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Brian Cummings.
In Friday's front-page story, Welsh writes:
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's decision to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:36 PM
One person died and nine others were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a driver apparently smashed into the rear of a Metro bus in Sun Valley.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene in the 12100 block of Saticoy Street...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A Los Angeles Fire Department captain was injured in a fall Wednesday evening as about 100 firefighters battled a huge blaze raging at a home in Encino, according to preliminary information from an agency spokesman.
The captain was transported to a...