Tag: firefighters

Human Skull Found In Sherman Oaks Being Investigated

SHERMAN OAKS—The Los Angles County Coroner’s Office retrieved a skull found on Sunday, March 12 along the hillside below Mulholland Drive at Beverly Glen Boulevard...

2 Killed, 2 Injured In Hollywood Hills Crash

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—A crash near the southbound 101 freeway in Hollywood Hills left two women dead and left two men in critical condition on Saturday, February 4. The...

21 People Rescued From Knott’s Berry Farm’s Ride

LOS ANGELES—Firefighters rescued 21 people who were stuck on a ride more than 100 feet high for several hours at Knott’s Berry Farm on...

Fire At Westwood Commercial Building

WESTWOOD—On Tuesday, December 29, at around 6:45 a.m., a fire at a two-story Westwood commercial building located on 10537 West Santa Monica Blvd., was...

Woodland Hills Fire Aided By 32 Firefighters

WOODLAND HILLS—On Wednesday, December 16, at around 3:09 p.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire located on 5818...

Westwood Fire Stopped Before Spreading Further

WESTWOOD—On Friday, December 4, at 10:10 a.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a structure fire located on 510 S Warner Avenue in...

101 Freeway Closed, Man Threatens To Jump From Overpass

STUDIO CITY—On Friday, October 16, the 101 freeway was closed in both directions for four hours due to a potential suicidal jumper. At around 1:30...

Senior Apartments Evacuated In WeHo

WEST HOLLYWOOD—Firefighters evacuated more than 100 residents at an assisted living apartment complex on Tuesday, September 15, in West Hollywood after rainfall caused a leak...

SoCal Firefighters Help Contain NorCal Fires

CALIFORNIA—Rampant wildfires continue to rage across the west coast states of California, Oregon, and Washington. The worst of the fires have hit the Northern California...

Fire Extinguished In Sherman Oaks

SHERMAN OAKS—On Friday, July 31, the Los Angeles Fire Department extinguished a two-acre fire north of Mulholland Drive and west of Beverly Glen Boulevard. Several...

California Bill Against Drones In The Works

CALIFORNIA—Legislators have introduced a bill that would provide an emergency responder with immunity if they damage a drone while performing their duties. Senator Ted Gaines with co-author...

Firefighters Battle 10-Acre Blaze

WOODLAND HILLS—On June 19 at around 1:15 p.m. officials responded to a 10-acre brush fire near the 24000 block of Welby Way in the Woodland Hills...

Hiking Accident Leaves Woman Injured

GRIFFITH PARK—A 22-year-old woman was seriously injured on Sunday, May 24 following a hiking accident in Griffith Park. The accident occurred at approximately 10:40 a.m. while...

LA Firefighters Save Lives In Nepal

LOS ANGELES—On Tuesday, April 28, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) sent its Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Nepal to aid in...

Prospects Grim For Hollywood Fire Victim

HOLLYWOOD—At around 7:11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 84 firefighters were dispatched to a strip-mall fire in Hollywood, which left a woman in “grave” condition. The...

Dog Stuck In Cliff Rescued By Firefighters

SANTA MONICA—Smoky, an 80-pound dog, found himself stuck in the crevice of a sheer Santa Monica cliff on Monday, February 16. The dog was at...

Fire Erupts At Grant Elementary School

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—A bungalow fire erupted at Grant Elementary School located at 1530 North Wilton Place on Sunday, December 21. The fire was reported at...

Sushi Restaurant At Westfield Promenade Catches Fire

WOODLAND HILLS—On Monday, December 22, a small fire emerged on the second floor of the Westfield Promenade. There were no reports of any serious injuries...

LAFD Beats ‘Stubborn’ Westwood Blaze

WESTWOOD—More than 130 Los Angeles County Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire, which broke out in a six-story apartment complex on Saturday, December 20. The blaze,...

Firefighters Support Wounded Warriors Project

LOS ANGELES—On the evening of Thursday, January 12, members of the Los Angeles Fire Department hockey team took the ice at Staples Center in...
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