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LAFD firefighters used pumps to remove water from a swimming pool to remove additional weight and stress from the hillside
The LAFD firefighters noticed an unusual burning sensation on their faces while responding to the fire
L.A. Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said the heat of the fire set off the ammunition in one of the houses, leaving the impression that a gun was being fired
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation was barred from fundraising after falling behind on paperwork
The initial call was for two vehicles on fire inside a Hollywood carport
Union says the department only functions because personnel work additional 24-hour shifts each month
Los Angeles Animal Services’ Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team and the LAFD Urban Search and Rescue team worked together
The department warned drivers never to cross a fire hose, saying “the potential for life-altering injuries is very real”
In the battle to save the historic Victory Baptist Church, 10 firefighters experienced near misses
Grant Calcaterra applied to be a firefighter with the Los Angeles Fire Department before returning to college football
Armando Hogan, a former spokesman for the agency, had been on administrative leave since Oct. 13
In “Boyd Street,” those who were on scene recount the incident and the following months of recovery and departmental self-assessment
Assistant Chief Ellsworth Fortman was charged with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license in January 2020
“It was a fierce firefight,” department spokesperson Brian Humphrey said about the blaze that destroyed a pet hotel
A mayday call went out after the ceiling and walls at Victory Baptist Church collapsed
More than 180 firefighters, 19 fire engines and 13 trucks responded to the blaze that included five connected commercial structures
Heavy fire and smoke caused confusion about who was injured, said LAFD Deputy Chief Richard Fields, who described the extrication and transport timing
Nearly 60 LAFD firefighters responded to the scene; EMS treated the actress who was in critical condition
Having seen the units in person, it’s time to address some common naysayer reactions
Members of the Los Angeles City Fire Department were honored by the Los Angeles Dodgers during Firefighter Appreciation Night
The Rosenbauer engine is now at its home station, Fire Station 82 in Hollywood
The suit alleges that the city violated the California Public Records Act by denying requests for documents regarding former Chief Deputy Fred Mathis
Firefighters alleged retaliation after reporting misconduct relating to untrained fire inspectors engaging in rushed or incomplete building inspections
“While the desire to help is understandable, this type of action is extremely dangerous,” the LAFD wrote in a news release
An additional 53 L.A. city employees have received formal paperwork that precedes possible discipline or termination for violating vaccination rules
Fred Mathis was found to be likely intoxicated while at FD HQ but, at some point, was marked out sick; accusations of special treatment emerge
At the time of her nomination, Crowley said keeping the department operationally ready would be her top priority