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    By Stella Chan | CNN A judge in Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit concerning allegedly leaked photos of the crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bryant, has granted her motion to compel the Los Angeles sheriff and fire chief to be deposed. In the Tuesday ruling, Judge Charles F. Eick noted that Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Fire Chief Daryl Osby have...
    Two people were killed in a huge fire Monday in Canoga Park at a warehouse that authorities suspect was a marijuana grow, the Los Angeles Fire Department said Tuesday. Fire crews worked overnight at 8423 N. Canoga Ave. using a robotic firefighting vehicle and heavy equipment to mop up hot spots. Tuesday morning, a search of the premises resumed, and...
    Los Angeles firefighters and advocates for women on Monday called on Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas to resign following months of allegations that female firefighters face hazing, bullying and sexual harassment by their male colleagues. Representatives of the Los Angeles Women in the Fire Service, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California, Women’s March Action and the...
    PICO-UNION (CBSLA) – Crews from the Los Angeles Fire Department were on standby at the scene of a structure fire in the 1300 block of South Harvard Boulevard as officers from the Los Angeles Police Department handled a barricaded suspect reportedly attempting to set the house on fire. Police were able to take the suspect, who they say may have...
    CARSON (CBSLA) — Firefighters battled an enormous fire Thursday that started in a pallet yard in Carson and quickly spread to adjacent industrial buildings. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Newsom Signs Bills That Bring Greater Accountability For California Law Enforcement AgenciesThe fire was reported at about 2:12 p.m. at 16325 S. Avalon Blvd. More than 200 firefighters were on...
    CARSON (CBSLA) — Firefighters are battling an enormous fire that started in a pallet yard in Carson and quickly spread to adjacent industrial buildings. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Mary J. Blige & Snoop Dogg To Perform At 2022 Super Bowl Halftime ShowThe fire was reported at about 2:40 p.m. at 16325 S. Avalon...
    A Los Angeles Fire Department captain severely burned in a May 2020 explosion inside a downtown L.A. warehouse has sued the owners of the building and a vaping supply shop housed there, accusing them of hazardous activity, premise liability and negligence. Victor Aguirre and his wife, Claudia Aguirre, filed suit Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court against property owner...
    A crew member who was working on the set of Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart’s upcoming Netflix film was injured on Tuesday morning, Fox News has confirmed. The worker is said to be receiving medical attention after being rushed to a Los Angeles-area hospital following a fall on the set of the duo's movie, "Me Time," according to a source...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Fire Department was transporting three people to the hospital after a multi-victim shooting Tuesday night in South Los Angeles. The incident occurred in the 1000 block of West 64th Street. READ MORE: Ceremony To Honor 13 Fallen Service Members, Killed In Kabul Attack, Held In Murietta Tuesday Two men were shot and...
    A top official at the Los Angeles Fire Department says the work environment is not friendly towards women. “I mean, this is a very hostile work environment for women, a very hostile work environment,” Rebecca Ninburg, who's been on the Board of Fire Commissions for six years, testified, The Los Angeles Times reported. “The women are not safe to speak....
    WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – A Target store in West Hollywood was evacuated Wednesday morning after someone allegedly attempted to start a fire in a fitting room. Aug. 18, 2021. (CBSLA) The incident was reported at about 10:40 a.m. at a Target store at West Santa Monica Boulevard and North La Brea Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department....
    Crews on Saturday were fighting a fast-moving wildfire in northern Los Angeles County dubbed the Hungry fire, county and state fire officials said. As of 7:20 p.m., the fire in Gorman had burned about 340 acres and was 30% contained, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire’s forward progress had been halted, the department said. ...
    Women in the Los Angeles Fire Department are calling out its 'frat house' culture, which includes sexist remarks and even men allegedly flashing them on the locker room. Katie Becker, who left the LAFD in spring of 2019, had emailed top brass alleging that the department was 'littered with cruel leadership and misogynistic co-workers.' 'Bigoted men … actively tried to make...
    A brush fire that broke out Sunday afternoon along the 5 Freeway in northern Los Angeles County grew to 1,000 acres, pushed by gusty winds and prompting nearby evacuations. The fire was 10% contained by early Sunday evening, according to fire officials. No injuries or damage to structures were reported. There were evacuations in the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Just a spark from one firework sends clothes up in flames in a matter of minutes.The Los Angeles County Fire Department demonstrated just how dangerous even "safe and sane" fireworks can be.Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis says be aware that even fireworks that are labeled "safe and sane" are illegal in unincorporated areas of Los...
    NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – A person was struck and killed Saturday by an Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passenger train in North Hollywood. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched at 9:07 a.m. to the area of the 7100 block of Lankershim Boulevard, where the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. There were no injuries aboard the...
    The suspected gunman in the Santa Clarita, California fire station shooting on Tuesday was an off-duty firefighter who had a dispute with the colleague he fatally shot, authorities said on Wednesday. Officials confirmed that the suspect, Jonathan Tatone, had died of suicide at his home, which he set on fire, on Tuesday, The Associated Press reports. On Tuesday afternoon, it...
    An off-duty firefighter fatally shot a colleague at a Los Angeles County fire station in Agua Dulce, officials said Tuesday. The suspected gunman also wounded a fire captain before traveling to his nearby home where he barricaded himself and the residence was set on fire and burned for hours. He was later found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,...
    A firefighter shot one colleague to death and severely wounded another at their Los Angeles County firehouse on Tuesday, before the suspect apparently took his own life outside his nearby home a short time later as his dwelling went up in flames, officials said. The shooting erupted shortly before 11 a.m. local time at a fire station in the high...
    A firefighter was killed in a shooting Tuesday at a Los Angeles County fire station in Agua Dulce, a county official said. Police and fire officials did not say how many people were shot. "My most sincerest condolences to the family of the firefighter who was tragically killed in today's shooting at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce," County...
    At least one firefighter is down after a gunman shot his weapon at a fire station in Southern California Tuesday morning. The Los Angeles Times reported that the shooting started at the Los Angeles County Fire Department station 81 in the Santa Clarita Valley. “It is with heavy hearts that the LACoFD confirms that a tragic shooting occurred at approximately 10:55...
    At least one firefighter was down when a gunman opened fire Tuesday morning at a fire station in the Aqua Dulce area. Few details about the incident were available, but it occurred at a Los Angeles County Fire Department station in the Santa Clarita Valley. It was unclear how many people were shot, but law enforcement sources said at least...
    A Minneapolis Police officers unrolls caution tape at a crime scene on June 16, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images A shooting was reported at Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 81 in Santa Clarita. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is searching for a shooting suspect. The Sheriff's Department told Insider that firefighters were injured in...
    California law enforcement responded to reports of a shooting inside a Santa Clarita firehouse late Tuesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. It happened at a Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Station 81 in the Agua Dulce neighborhood around 11 a.m. PT, according to a department spokesperson. At least one person was shot and the suspect remained at...
    HUNTINGTON PARK (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday was battling a blaze at a warehouse in Huntington Park. The Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday was battling a blaze at a warehouse in Huntington Park. (CBSLA) Authorities said the call came in at about 8:30 p.m. for reports of a single-story commercial building on fire. When fire...
    HUNTINGTON PARK (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday was battling a blaze at a warehouse in Huntington Park. The Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday was battling a blaze at a warehouse in Huntington Park. (CBSLA) Authorities said the call came in at about 8:30 p.m. for reports of a single-story commercial building on fire. When fire...
    PACIFIC PALISADES (CBSLA) – Containment of the 1,158-acre Palisades Fire increased to 66% Wednesday and Topanga Elementary Charter School was reopened after being closed due to air quality and safety concerns. “Crews continue to assault the fire by air and by ground, to continue increasing containment,” Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department said late Wednesday morning. READ MORE:...
    By CHRISTOPHER WEBER | The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under evacuation orders while others were warned they should get ready to leave, authorities said. The cause of the fire near Topanga State Park has been deemed “suspicious” and is...
    (CNN)The Palisades Fire has prompted ongoing evacuation orders and warnings in a zone about 20 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. It's charred more than 1,320 acres since it was reported Friday and is still 0% contained, Los Angeles County fire officials said Sunday. California has been in a massive drought for weeks, and experts worry it will only get...
    A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under evacuation orders while others were warned they should get ready to leave, authorities said. The cause of the fire near Topanga State Park – being called the Palisades Fire -- has been deemed "suspicious" and is under investigation,...
    Loading the player... A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under evacuation orders while others were warned they should get ready to leave, authorities said.  Cool, moist weather early in the day gave firefighters a break, but by afternoon flames starting moving again in steep terrain where...
    (CNN)Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for the area near Topanga Canyon due to the Palisades Fire, a tweet from the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Saturday night.The area affected, at Topanga State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains, is approximately 20 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. A firefighting helicopter drops water on a brush fire scorching of an...
    Evacutions were ordered after a brush fire has broken out in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Fire Department ordered residents in zones 4 and 6 in Topanga to evacuate their homes due to a growing fire, which originated at 1807 N Michael Lane in the Pacific Palisades region. Fixed wing aircraft are approved for use as needed, and no injuries...
    PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. (KABC) -- Firefighters on Saturday continued to battle a brush fire that erupted in the Pacific Palisades and had burned about 100 acres.Crews responded to a remote area off Michael Lane and Palisades Court around 10 p.m. Friday as the fire grew to approximately 10 acres, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.The fight continued overnight, but...
    PACIFIC PALISADES (CBSLA) – A fresh set of fire engines and crews were rotated in Saturday morning to continue work on a brush fire that has scorched approximately 15 acres in Pacific Palisades, a fire department spokeswoman said. “Air Ops will resume Saturday, ” according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart. “A fresh set of fire engines and...
    Nearly a dozen people were injured after a balcony affixed to a Malibu, California, beach house collapsed on Saturday evening. Numerous suspected party-goers were present on the beach-side terrace before it gave out, sending nearly all of the individuals toward jagged rocks on the shoreline, Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Ron Haralson said, according to KTLA. At least...
    A California brushfire triggered evacuation orders on Wednesday as it quickly grew to cover more than 650 acres while crews worked to battle the blaze. The evacuations were lifted around 10pm when crews were able to stop the fire's forward progress and had contained 25% of the inferno, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station tweeted. Progress in fighting the blaze...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy died while off duty in a traffic collision. “It is with profound sadness that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announces the loss of Deputy Jeffrey McKee,” the department wrote on Facebook Wednesday. “Who passed away in an off-duty traffic collision on Sunday, March 28, 2021.” READ MORE: 4 Dead,...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man was found dead after a fire was extinguished at an apparent homeless encampment in Palms. (credit: CBS) Firefighters were sent out just before 10 p.m. to a trash fire in the 9900 block of Venice Boulevard, near Hughes Avenue, and found one man dead, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. It’s not clear...
    At least two men were critically injured Thursday morning in downtown Los Angeles in what witnesses described as an explosion involving electrical equipment, authorities said. The Los Angeles Fire Department received reports of a multi-patient electrical injury at 9:12 a.m. Two adult male contractors working near a loading dock at 360 S. Flower St. were critically injured in the...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A massive fire destroyed a commercial building in Historic South-Central Los Angeles early Thursday morning and spread to a second building, officials said.Firefighters responded about 12:50 a.m. to the 3700 block of South Grand Avenue, near 38th Street, and found heavy fire coming from a one-story 100-foot-by-200-foot building, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los...
    A single-engine plane crashed into a big rig on Terminal Island in San Pedro on Friday afternoon, killing one person aboard and injuring one in the vehicle, authorities said. The person in the tractor trailer was seriously injured and is being transported to the hospital, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. It was not immediately clear where the aircraft was...
    WESTLAKE DISTRICT (CBSLA) — Crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department were battling a blaze at a Westlake District house. Crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department were battling a blaze at a Westlake District residence. (CBSLA) According to LAFD, the fire broke out at about 9:03 p.m. in the 100 block of South Virgil Avenue in the second floor...
    Officials said multiple people sustained injuries on Tuesday following a minor explosion that started a fire near an area frequently used as a film set outside of Los Angeles, according to CNN. Three people were critically injured and brought to a nearby hospital, Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman and Battalion Chief Roland Sprewell said to CNN. One person reportedly...
    NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – A body was found Wednesday in a large trash container that was on fire in North Hollywood. Crews were called about 6 p.m. to 7400 Coldwater Canyon Ave., between Raymer and Saticoy streets, where a trash container about 15-feet by 8-feet was on fire, according to Margaret Stewart with the Los Angeles Fire Department. “Upon extinguishing...
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — The Towsley brush fire that was burning in the Santa Clarita community of Newhall, aggravated by strong winds, was 100% contained by Friday afternoon. The fire, which had grown to 184 acres, was reported at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday near the 24000 block of The Old Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The...
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — A brush fire that broke out in the Santa Clarita area during powerful Santa Ana wind conditions scorched 184 acres and was 80% contained as of 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Cal Fire said. The Towsley Fire was reported at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the light-to-medium brush near the 24000 block of The Old Road, according to...
    MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) -- A person was killed and two others were seriously injured in connection with a second-alarm fire Sunday morning in Malibu that started out as a house fire and spread to nearby brush, charring a little under four acres, a county fire department dispatcher said.It was not known how the death occurred or the injured were tied...
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