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Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:35:57 GMT



25 hurt, 5 serious, in Los Angeles highway crash - EMS1.com


EMS1.com

25 hurt, 5 serious, in Los Angeles highway crash
EMS1.com
Five patients were in serious condition following the collisions shortly after 1 p.m. that shut down all lanes on Interstate 405 in the city's San Fernando Valley area, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said. The 20 others were ...
405 Fwy reopens hours after North Hills crashKABC-TV
Update Traffic 10/14/2018 INC#0699 | Los Angeles Fire DepartmentLos Angeles Fire Department
LAFD@LAFD

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Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:00:23 GMT



Camp Held For Girls Who Want To Be Firefighters - Patch.com


Patch.com

Camp Held For Girls Who Want To Be Firefighters
Patch.com
It was modeled after similar camps in Los Angeles and Seattle, both of which are long-standing, non-profit fire and leadership programs that have proven to be very effective at inspiring future female firefighters. ... Mountain View Fire Department ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:40:44 GMT



Weighing The Costs of Pay Parity for Houston's Firefighters - Houston Public Media


Houston Public Media

Weighing The Costs of Pay Parity for Houston's Firefighters
Houston Public Media
“The city of Houston has had pay parity between the fire department and police department since 1975,” says Marty Lancton, president of the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association. “That was broken by the ex-police chief and then-Mayor Lee Brown ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:06:54 GMT



Fire rips through abandoned church near downtown LA, destroying historic building - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Fire rips through abandoned church near downtown LA, destroying historic building
Los Angeles Times
The fire broke out about 6:20 a.m. at 720 W. Washington Blvd. Firefighters were driven back by the blaze, said Erik Scott, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman, and instead had to take a defensive approach, hosing down the flames from all possible ...
Massive blaze tears through abandoned church near downtown Los AngelesKABC-TV

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Posted on Thu, 04 Oct 2018 21:39:42 GMT



West Covina's shaky financial future on the minds of City Council candidates - The San Gabriel Valley Tribune


The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

West Covina's shaky financial future on the minds of City Council candidates
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Robinson presented the most radical idea for balancing the budget — he suggested the city's five fire stations each close a different day each week with the other four helping to cover needs in those areas. ... see the city attract technology and ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:21:40 GMT



Firefighter in Critical Condition, 2 Others Hurt After Responding to Burning Commercial Building in Boyle Heights: LAFD - KTLA


Newsweek

Firefighter in Critical Condition, 2 Others Hurt After Responding to Burning Commercial Building in Boyle Heights: LAFD
KTLA
The blaze started just before 1 p.m. in the 80-by-100-foot one-story building on 2881 E. Pico Blvd., the Los Angeles Fire Department said. A clothing warehouse called Passion Imports is listed under that address. Some 150 firefighters were deployed to ...
Boyle Heights Fire: Warehouse Fire Breaks Out In Downtown Los AngelesNewsweek
LAFD Firefighters Injured in Roof CollapseFirehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Firefighters Injured In Massive Fire At Boyle Heights Commercial BuildingCBS Los Angeles
KABC-TV -KFDA
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Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:25:38 GMT



Los Angeles Councilman Mitchell Englander Stepping Down to Go Into Private Sector - NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

Los Angeles Councilman Mitchell Englander Stepping Down to Go Into Private Sector
NBC Southern California
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander announced Thursday he will step down at the end of the year to take a job in the private sector. Englander has represented the 12th District in the San Fernando Valley since 2011, and has served as ... A ...
LA City Councilman Mitchell Englander to vacate his seatLos Angeles Times
LA City Councilman Mitch Englander To Step Down At End Of 2018CBS Los Angeles
City Councilman Mitchell Englander To Step DownPatch.com

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Posted on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 22:49:00 GMT



City Council Approves Brush Fire Prevention Ordinance - Los Feliz Ledger


Los Feliz Ledger

City Council Approves Brush Fire Prevention Ordinance
Los Feliz Ledger
“I also want to thank Los Angeles Fire Department for partnering with us to create safer conditions for our hillside residents,” Koretz said. “We were very lucky that the Portola Fire was contained relatively quickly thanks to the swift action of the ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:05:39 GMT



Crews battle huge Los Angeles building fire - Evening News and Tribune


Evening News and Tribune

Crews battle huge Los Angeles building fire
Evening News and Tribune
(RNN) – A fire engulfed an industrial building in Los Angeles on Monday, sending a huge plume of smoke visible from the city's downtown. The Los Angeles Fire Department put out a notice that 150 firefighters had been sent to a “heavy fire within a two ...
Massive Plumes of Smoke Rise Over Glassell Park as Flames Engulf Commercial BuildingKTLA
Update Structure Fire 09/17/2018 INC#1189 | Los Angeles Fire DepartmentLos Angeles Fire Department

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Posted on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 04:21:30 GMT



LA beefs up brush-clearance rules in wake of hillside fires - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

LA beefs up brush-clearance rules in wake of hillside fires
LA Daily News
LOS ANGELES — Following a series of fires that have broken out in the hillsides over the last year, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Wednesday that increases requirements for brush clearance and fire safety in Very High ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:44:55 GMT



 

 
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