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.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 9:04 am
A dry, non-watered Christmas tree and a possible short in the string of decorative lights led to a fire inside a Santa Monica apartment on Monday.
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 8:56 am
Four Los Angeles police officers and a Los Angeles city firefighter were transported to a hospital early today for treatment of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, authorities said.
Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 9:24 am
Four people were displaced and three firefighters were hospitalized with minor injuries after a house fire in North Hollywood early today that was sparked by a problem with a Christmas tree, authorities said.
Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 9:03 am
A man suffered second-degree burns when he tried to throw a burning Christmas tree out the window of his second-story apartment in Santa Monica on Monday afternoon.