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LAFD inspectors accuse supervisors of cutting corners, ignoring fire hazards - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

LAFD inspectors accuse supervisors of cutting corners, ignoring fire hazards
Los Angeles Times
A group of senior Los Angeles Fire Department inspectors says the agency has put the public at risk by cutting corners in a frantic effort to clear a backlog of thousands of large buildings overdue for safety reviews. In interviews with The Times, the ...

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Posted on Sat, 28 May 2016 03:56:32 GMT



Fast-moving brush fire spreads to 183 acres near Lake View Terrace - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Fast-moving brush fire spreads to 183 acres near Lake View Terrace
Los Angeles Times
Hundreds of firefighters from across the Los Angeles area battled a wind-whipped brush fire Monday that spread to about 183 acres in the hills above Lake View Terrace, authorities said. The blaze was reported about 2:20 p.m. near the 11300 block of ...
120-acre brush fire burns uphill near Lake View TerraceKABC-TV
Brush Fire Above Lake View Terrace Spreads Rapidly Into Angeles National ForestKTLA
Crews Battle 200-Acre Brush Fire in Lake View TerraceNBC Southern California
CBS Local -UPI.com -LA Daily News
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Posted on Tue, 24 May 2016 05:29:00 GMT



LAFD Foundation Hosts Annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, May 21; Celebrates an Industry That Shaped Los Angeles - Yahoo Finance UK

LAFD Foundation Hosts Annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, May 21; Celebrates an Industry That Shaped Los Angeles
Yahoo Finance UK
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation (LAFD Foundation) will host its fifth annual Fahrenheit 2016 fundraising gala at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

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Posted on Tue, 17 May 2016 19:00:53 GMT



Firefighters Rescue Hiker Stranded on Side of Steep Cliff in Griffith Park - KTLA

KTLA

Firefighters Rescue Hiker Stranded on Side of Steep Cliff in Griffith Park
KTLA
News video showed park rangers and firefighters at the location, where two members of the LAFD's Urban Search and Rescue team reached the hiker about 200 feet from the top of the hillside. The woman was given a helmet and jacket before being outfitted ...
Watch: Stranded Hiker Rescued from Griffith Park CliffsidePatch.com

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Posted on Sat, 14 May 2016 02:34:08 GMT



Pre-arrival video: Explosion & fire takes out two homes in Los Angeles - STATter911

STATter911

Pre-arrival video: Explosion & fire takes out two homes in Los Angeles
STATter911
The fire erupted in a two-story Craftsman home in the 100 block of South Ardmore Avenue. The fire had already spread to a second home when firefighters arrived about 11:50 a.m., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart.


Posted on Tue, 03 May 2016 07:06:28 GMT



Brush fire breaks out near Hansen Dam; 8 acres burned - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Brush fire breaks out near Hansen Dam; 8 acres burned
Los Angeles Times
Officials initially said they were having trouble accessing the fire because of dense brush in the area. But they now say firefighters are getting the upper hand and that about eight acres have burned. The LAFD said no structures were immediately ...


Posted on Thu, 05 May 2016 02:27:51 GMT



Essential California: Meet the Latinos supporting Trump in California - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Essential California: Meet the Latinos supporting Trump in California
Los Angeles Times
A group of inspectors with the Los Angeles Fire Department says the public has been put at risk as the LAFD cuts corners to clear a backlog of building safety reviews. Apartments, hospitals and studios may have been improperly declared safe. “They are ...


Posted on Mon, 30 May 2016 12:02:44 GMT



LAFD Inspectors Accuse Supervisors of Cutting Corners - FireEngineering.com

LAFD Inspectors Accuse Supervisors of Cutting Corners
FireEngineering.com
A group of senior Los Angeles Fire Department inspectors says the agency has put the public at risk by cutting corners in a frantic effort to clear a backlog of thousands of large buildings overdue for safety reviews. In interviews with The Times, the ...


Posted on Mon, 30 May 2016 03:56:15 GMT



Los Angeles Firefighters Extinguish Fully Involved House Fire - FireEngineering.com

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Los Angeles Firefighters Extinguish Fully Involved House Fire
FireEngineering.com
LAFD responded and upon arrival, began operations to douse the blaze. A majority of the fire was knocked down in 15 minutes and arson has been requested to the scene. This is the second fire at this location within a day as units were here around 8 ...


Posted on Wed, 04 May 2016 16:42:54 GMT



Fire News: One Sent to Hospital After Single Structure Los Angeles Fire - FireEngineering.com

FireEngineering.com

Fire News: One Sent to Hospital After Single Structure Los Angeles Fire
FireEngineering.com
The fire was reported about 9:40 p.m. in the 9500 block of California Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department. News video showed dramatic flames rising from inside the building, whose roof had collapsed in the inferno. Firefighters on ...
1 Person Hospitalized After Massive Fire at Single-Story Commercial Structure in South GateKTLA
Fire erupts inside South Gate commercial buildingKABC-TV
Firefighters Battle Flames at Mattress Store in South GateNBC Southern California

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Posted on Sat, 14 May 2016 12:42:59 GMT



 

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