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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 6:48 am
A popular Redondo Beach diner sustained extensive fire damage early today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 12:43 pm
A fire damaged a house in the Pacific Palisades area today, but no one was hurt.
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.
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.
Posted Jul. 4, 2014, 6:00 am
With today's celebration of the July 4 holiday, the Santa Monica Fire and Police Departments is reminding the community that all types of fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 2, 2014, 9:12 am
Members of the Santa Monica Fire Department attended the memorial service for two-year-old Noah Looney in Clark County, Nevada on June 21.
Posted Jun. 30, 2014, 9:27 am
Kanan-Dume Road north of Malibu was briefly closed to traffic on Sunday as firefighters put out a small brushfire.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:23 am
A team of 22 firefighters could be found around the premises of a burning building at 1 pm on the corner of 5th and Colorado on Monday.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:15 am
An explosion and fire at Belmar Apartments at 1725 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica at 11:48 am on Tuesday led to a contractor being rushed to hospital with critical burns to more than 40 percent of his body.
Posted Jun. 8, 2014, 9:27 am
The Santa Monica Firefighters Association has established a Fund to assist the Looney Family that was involved in Friday’s tragic crash in Santa Monica’s McClure Tunnel.
Posted Jun. 5, 2014, 8:31 am
The first week in June is recognized as National CPR Week and the American Heart Association (AHA) in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and the Santa Monica Fire Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual Sidewalk CPR training today.