Tag: firefighters

Fire Rips Through Two Homes, Injures Five

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PACIFIC PALISADES—Five people were injured, two critically, in a fire that started in the grass between two homes on the hillside of a Pacific...

Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped In A 30-Foot Well

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MALIBU—A trapped dog was safely rescued from the bottom of a 30-foot well by Los Angeles County firefighters after a two-hour struggle in the...

Santa Monica Firemen Rescue Dog While Fighting Fire

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SANTA MONICA—On Tuesday, March 21, at approximately 4:05 p.m., the Santa Monica Fire Department received 911 calls of a fire at 1857 7th Street. At...

LACFD Helicopters Airlift Two Patients To Safety

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TOPANGA CANYON—Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopters airlifted two patients in the Agoura Hills area within one hour on Saturday, March 18. The first helicopter...

Human Skull Found In Sherman Oaks Being Investigated

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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