Los Angeles City Fire Department

Small plane crashes in parking lot near airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed in a parking lot in Los Angeles with two men on board who pulled themselves from the wreckage. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian […]


Interstate 405

Multi-vehicle wreck shut down 405 south

VAN NUYS (CNS) – Eleven people were injured today, one seriously, in a multi-vehicle wreck that blocked all lanes of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Van Nuys, snarling mid-morning traffic heading into the […]


West LA high-rise fire injuries at least 10

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A fire heavily damaged an 11th-story apartment in a West Los Angeles high-rise today, and at least 10 people were injured, including three firefighters and a critically injured 2-year-old girl who […]


Metro bus accident leaves 1 dead

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A motorist who rear-ended a Metro bus in North Hollywood was killed today and nine people were hospitalized with minor injuries, including at least one child. The crash occurred just before […]


Penny and Phil Sound Bite

LAFD Chief Brian Cummings steps down

LA’s fire chief is out of a job. Brian Cummings will step down at the end of the month after nagging criticism about department response times. Phil and Penny spoke with Dr. Fernando Guerra, who […]


(AP Photo)

Historic LA church lost in flames

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A historic church went up in flames in South Los Angeles today and two firefighters battling the blaze were temporarily trapped in the building and had to be rescued by their […]


University of Southern California

Fire prompts evacuation of USC building

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have doused a small fire that forced the evacuation of a building at the University of Southern California. No injuries are reported.


Landslide closes PCH in Pacific Palisades

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A landslide closed northbound Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades before dawn, and the roadway remained closed this afternoon while crews worked to move the dirt and shore up the hillside.


Firefighter ranks to be boosted for Carmageddon 2

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Fire Department will have more firefighters and paramedics working on the Westside for “Carmageddon II” this weekend, officials said today. The extra hands will include motorcycle teams capable […]


Searching for clues of 3 freeway brush fires

ARLETA (CNS) – Three brush fires broke out along the westbound Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway near the Golden State (5) Freeway in the Arleta area this afternoon and investigators were trying to figure out whether […]




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