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News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Smo

Santa Monica Airport Assn. Teams With Firefighters To Promote Toy Drive

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:35 am

Every year, fire departments all across Southern California collect toys to distribute to needy boys and girls.

News, Fire Department, West Hollywood

Two People Suffer Smoke Inhalation In West Hollywood Apartment Building Fire

Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:24 am

Two people suffered minor smoke inhalation injuries Saturday night in a fire in a two-story apartment building in West Hollywood, a dispatcher said.

News, Los Angeles, Fire Department

Downtown L.A. Apartment Building Under Construction Burns To The Ground

Posted Dec. 8, 2014, 9:02 am

A seven-story apartment building under construction in downtown Los Angeles was destroyed this morning by a huge fire that damaged two nearby high-rise buildings and prompted freeway closures but appears to have caused no injuries.

The SMPD/SMFD Candy Cane Drive will take place this Saturday, Dec. 6, from from 10:30 am to 3:45 pm.

Fire Department, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Firefighters, Police To Distribute Free Candy Canes This Saturday

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:43 am

The 22nd annual Candy Cane Drive returns to Santa Monica this Saturday, Dec. 6. Santa and his public safety helpers at the Santa Monica Police and Fire Departments will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the event.

SMFD chief Scott Ferguson and SMPD chief Jacqueline Seabrooks at the Bay Shore Lanes on Monday.

News, Fire Department, Video, Santa Monica, New

VIDEO: Santa Monica Fire & Police Chiefs Kick Off 2015 SuperBowl-A-Thon

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 1:48 pm

To kick off the 2015 SuperBowl-A-Thon, which includes the annual “Chiefs Battle,” Santa Monica’s Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks and Fire Chief Scott Ferguson “faced off” Monday, Dec. 1 at Santa Monica’s Bay Shores Lanes.

The SMPD/SMFD Candy Cane Drive will take place this Saturday, Dec. 6, from from 10:30 am to 3:45 pm.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police, Fire Departments To Host Candy Cane Drive Saturday, Dec. 6

Posted Dec. 1, 2014, 9:42 am

Santa and his public safety helpers at the Santa Monica Police and Fire Departments will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 22nd annual "Candy Cane Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 6.

News, Fire Department, Hollywood

Tire Shop Goes Up In Flames In Hollywood

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:16 am

A powerful fire in a Hollywood tire shop was brought under control in 35 minutes Monday night.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Firefighters Knock Down Attic Fire In 30 Minutes

Posted Nov. 19, 2014, 11:21 am

The Santa Monica Fire Department responded to a reported fire in a house under major renovation at 2311 La Mesa Dr. on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 11:29 am.

News, Venice, Fire Department

Probe Expands For Extra Space Storage Blaze In Venice

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:13 am

A team from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives joined the probe into the Venice storage facility fire that injured several firefighters and took more than 14 hours to control.

News, Venice, Fire Department

Eight Firefighters Injured in Venice Storage Area Fire

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 10:01 am

Eight firefighters were injured battling the intense, 14-hour-plus fire at a storage facility in Venice that was finally put out just before 10 am yesterday.

News, Fire Department

Water Main Bursts Near Farmers Market In Fairfax District

Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 12:28 pm

An 8-inch cast iron water main burst next to the Farmers Market in the Fairfax District today.

News, Venice, Fire Department

Venice Storage Facility Finally Put Out After 14 Hours

Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 12:12 pm

Eight firefighters were injured battling an intense, 14-hour-plus fire at a storage facility Venice that was finally put out just before 10 a.m. today.

News, Fire Department, Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades Fire Knocked Down In 23 Minutes

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 9:31 am

Firefighters were able to put out a stubborn fire at a Pacific Palisades home today, which began inside a fireplace and extended into the three-story structure's walls.

News, Fire Department, Brentwood

Heavy Brush Fire In Brentwood Under Control

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:18 am

A fire that burned in heavy brush in Brentwood was knocked down this morning, and no one was hurt, authorities said.

News, Fire Department, Malibu

Malibu House Fire: Person Suffers Minor Injuries Sunday Afternoon

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:04 am

One person was injured in a house fire in Malibu on Sunday. The fire was in the 5000 block of Ramirez Canyon Road and was reported at 1:52 p.m. One person was injured in a house fire in

News, Fire Department, Redondo Beach

CJs Pantry In Redondo Beach Sustains Extensive Fire Damage

Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 6:48 am

A popular Redondo Beach diner sustained extensive fire damage early today.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Brush Fire Extinguished In Santa Monica Near Pacific Coast Highway

Posted Sep. 24, 2014, 9:03 am

Firefighters on Tuesday quickly extinguished a brush fire in Santa Monica. The fire was reported early afternoon near the 400 block of Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Santa Monica Fire Department.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Fire Stations To Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies On Thursday

Posted Sep. 8, 2014, 9:44 am

In recognition of those who perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Santa Monica Fire Department will conduct its annual brief and solemn remembrance ceremony consistent with the International Association of Fire Chiefs recommended protocols.

From left: Captain Frank Evaro, Station officer Michael Yates, and Training Division Chief Jose Torres.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Australian Firefighter Concludes Fellowship At Santa Monica Fire Department

Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:17 am

Australian firefighter Michael Yates, from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Department in Queensland Australia, has completed his four month fellowship with the Santa Monica Fire Department’s Training Division.

Santa Monica firefighter Joe Cavin left Aug. 8 with an L.A. City Fire counterpart to the fires burning at the California-Oregon border as part of a special deployment of USAR experts. On Tuesday he was part of a team that rescued a trapped water tender driver.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Firefighter Joe Cavin Helps With California-Oregon Wildfires Effort

Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 8:51 am

As part of the unique deployment of Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) resources to the California-Oregon July Complex Wildfires, Santa Monica Firefighter Joe Cavin, led by Los Angeles City Captain Cecco Secci and a six member team, was dispatched to a water tender accident where it rolled 150' down the side of a mountain trapping the driver/operator on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica

Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Redondo Beach Apartment Building

Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 8:52 am

A fire on Saturday afternoon in the attic of a two-story apartment building in Redondo Beach caused heavy damage to rear units but no injuries, a Redondo Beach Fire Department official said.

News, Fire Department, Malibu, Santa Monica

12 Year Olds Airlifted From A Cliff In Malibu With Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 8:59 am

A boy and girl were airlifted from a cliff above Tapia Park in Malibu today after they suffered non-life-threatening injuries while hiking with a camp group.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades

No Injuries In Pacific Palisades House Fire

Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 12:43 pm

A fire damaged a house in the Pacific Palisades area today, but no one was hurt.

News, Venice, Fire Department, Santa Monica

46 Firefighters Knock Down Venice Apartment Building Fire In 17 Minutes

Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:18 am

A man was hospitalized with minor injuries and a woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries after a small fire in a multistory apartment building in Venice early today, authorities said.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades

Firefighters Rescue Injured Hiker In Pacific Palisades

Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:07 am

Firefighters on Friday rescued a hiker injured in the Pacific Palisades area. The rescuers were sent to the area of Temescal Canyon Road and and Sunset Boulevard shortly after 10 a.m., Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

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