Latest Los Angeles Fire Department Stories

2015-01-26 12:29:48

While quicker response times will surely help limit damage caused by fires, business owners must still do their part to protect their business from an uncontained blaze, notes L.A.

2013-09-27 23:01:35

The Los Angeles Fire Department's highest awards were presented for Valor, Merit, Special Commendation and Lifetime Achievement at a luncheon put on by the LAFD Foundation. Los

2010-03-15 12:49:00

LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE will present a St. Patrick's Day Festival at Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE on Wednesday, March 17 from 11am to 3pm. The Festival is free and open to all ages. The 40,000 square-foot Nokia Plaza L.A.

2008-10-01 03:00:16

A transformer malfunction at Los Angeles International Airport interrupted some electrical service on the remote west end of the airfield Tuesday and delayed one departing flight, authorities said. Firefighters sent to 7300 World Way West shortly before 11 a.m.

2008-09-04 03:00:16

By Art Marroquin The accidental discharge of a fire extinguisher aboard a bus at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday prompted a response from a hazardous materials crew and closure of most traffic lanes.

2008-09-03 21:00:14

By Art Marroquin A fire extinguisher was accidentally set off by a clumsy traveler boarding a bus at Los Angeles International Airport this morning, resulting in rattled nerves and a massive traffic jam.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.