Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:35 am
Every year, fire departments all across Southern California collect toys to distribute to needy boys and girls.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:16 am
A powerful fire in a Hollywood tire shop was brought under control in 35 minutes Monday night.
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.
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.