Posted Aug. 12, 2015, 8:59 am
A Santa Monica building housing two eateries was damaged today by a fire that was sparked when a car crashed into the rear of the structure and sheared a natural gas line.
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:42 am
The Santa Monica community is invited to join forces with Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks, members of the Santa Monica Police Department and thousands of communities nationwide to celebrate the 32nd National Night Out tonight, Aug. 4.
Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 9:55 am
Firefighters and equipment from Los Angeles and Orange County fire departments, including Santa Monica, were being deployed in northern California today in the battle to knock down 18 wildfires plaguing areas made tinder dry by the drought.
Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 9:25 am
A 70-year-old man suffered minor smoke inhalation during a fire today at an apartment building in Brentwood.
Posted Jul. 20, 2015, 9:43 am
Firefighters on Sunday night knocked down a non-injury fire that was burning in a wall and the attic of a two-story home at 715 S. Malcom Ave. in Westwood, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Posted Jul. 18, 2015, 8:56 am
Around 400 people, including 130 special needs children, were evacuated from campgrounds in the Angeles National Forest in the face of a fast-moving wildfire early today.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:24 am
A small electrical fire broke out in a building at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering on the UCLA campus in Westwood Saturday, but it was held in check by a fire sprinkler and was out when firefighters arrived, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 5, 2015, 7:46 am
A 2-year-old girl suffered burns to both her hands and feet after she climbed into a fire pit in Dockweiler State Beach, according to fire officials.
Posted Jul. 5, 2015, 7:05 am
A pile of foam padding that caught fire outside of a Venice warehouse was being investigated by arson detectives, according to authorities.
Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 10:33 am
A woman reported missing from Simi Valley was found inside her crashed SUV today about 50 feet down the side of a hillside north of Malibu and taken to a hospital with what were described as moderate injuries.
Posted Jun. 29, 2015, 9:51 am
As the July 4th holiday approaches on Saturday, the Santa Monica Fire and Police Departments reminds everyone that all types of fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 9:59 am
Walking into The Lobster restaurant, past the full bar and into the dining area that overlooks the Santa Monica Pier, it’s almost impossible to notice the area where a fire in the kitchen spread to a booth early Saturday morning.
Posted Jun. 12, 2015, 9:45 am
The Rotary Club of Santa Monica held its Public Service Recognition Day last Friday, a day when Rotary thanks and honors the “organizations in Santa Monica that make it such a special place to live.”
Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:20 am
In recognition of National CPR Week, the American Heart Association (AHA) is collaborating with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency to coordinate a County wide effort to teach the public how to perform “hands-only” CPR.
Posted May. 15, 2015, 10:07 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department recognized three employees of Trader Joe’s for their actions in trying to save the life of a citizen who was discovered unresponsive in a parked vehicle at a local Trader Joe’s store on the afternoon of April 20.
Posted May. 12, 2015, 9:13 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department will officially recognize three employees of Trader Joe’s for their actions in attempting to save the life of a citizen who was discovered unresponsive in a parked vehicle at the Trader Joe’s store.
Posted Apr. 29, 2015, 9:27 am
The 57-person task force of Southland firefighters landed Tuesday in Nepal to help in rescue and recovery efforts following a magnitude-7.8 earthquake reported to have killed more than 3,800 people in the Himalayan nation.
Posted Apr. 18, 2015, 10:33 am
A traffic crash is believed to have caused a three-alarm brush fire that apparently sparked a second, smaller fire in Malibu Friday afternoon, closing a busy canyon road.
Posted Apr. 8, 2015, 3:20 pm
Following five years at the helm of Santa Monica Fire Department, Fire Chief Scott Ferguson will hang up his City hat May 10 before embarking on a new role as Fire Chief of the Riverside County city Murrieta.
Posted Apr. 5, 2015, 8:28 am
A brushfire was ignited in lower Topanga Canyon, when a car plunged down a cliff and ignited Saturday.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 2:57 pm
Two Santa Monica residents were able to escape their apartment at 828 15th Street without injury early this morning after a smoke alarm alerted them to a huge fire in the car parking port directly below them.
Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 8:31 am
Firefighters on Monday rescued a dog that became wedged in a cliff-side crevice in Santa Monica.
Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:07 am
A fire at a Malibu house belonging to actor Pierce Brosnan resulted in more than $1 million in damage, authorities said today.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:16 am
Santa Monica firefighters are standing together against the Fire Chief regarding staffing and dispatch directions for Santa Monica Fire Department (SMFD).
Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am
More outreach is needed to increase the number of women and minority firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department, according to a report released Thursday by a Santa Monica-based think tank.