Tag: firefighters

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...

Fire Erupts At Grant Elementary School

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Firefighters End Hollywood Church Fire

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LOS ANGELES—An estimated 150 firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department were needed to put out a large fire at a two-story church in...

Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Near L.A. Zoo

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GRIFFITH PARK—On August 9, firefighters responded to a brush fire that reportedly occurred near the Los Angeles Zoo. Firefighters arrived at the 5 Freeway by...

New Housing Location For Inmate Firefighters Established

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MALIBU—The Los Angeles County Fire Department has established an agreement to provide housing for inmate firefighters at the Angeles National Forest, instead of in...
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