Wednesday, November 25, 2015


One injured in Highland Park house fire


HIGHLAND PARK —  One adult was injured in a fire that broke out this morning in a three-story home in the 100 block of S. Avenue 59, the LAFD reported. It took firefighters about 45 minutes to put out the blaze, which began at about 8 ... Read More »

Fire heavily damages Highland Park home [updated]


HIGHLAND PARK — Firefighters took about 30 minutes to put out a blaze that broke out tonight in a vacant home in the 5600 block of Hub Street,  according to the L.A. Fire Department. The blaze began at about 9:30 p.m., with the one-story home being “well ... Read More »

Fire destroys SUV on Echo Park street

Photo by Mario Salazar

ECHO PARK — Residents living near the corner of Laveta Terrace and Scott Avenue awoke early this morning to the sound of a car alarm and the sight of a parked SUV in flames. After hearing a car alarm, a  nearby resident named Cecilia went outside at ... Read More »

Grass fire burns half acre in Elysian Park

An early morning grass fire scorched about a half-acre of Elysian Park near the northbound 110 Freeway and Academy Road, according to the L.A. Fire Department. About 60 fire fighters assisted by water-drops took about an hour to put out the fire, which broke out before ... Read More »

Firefighters knock down Los Feliz blaze

Photo by Eyal Amiran

LOS FELIZ — A hillside brush fire that threatened a two-story home in the 2400 block of Nottingham Avenue early this evening was extinguished before it damaged the structure, according to the L.A. Fire Department.  No injuries were reported. More than 50 firefighters took about 20 ... Read More »

Fire on the hill

fire in elysian park

The L.A. Fire Department said that the flames and smoke seen rising tonight from Point Grand View in Elysian Park was from a car fire.  Tim Swope snapped a photo of the fire at about 9:35 p.m.  from his vantage point in Lincoln Heights. Read More »

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighter tosses debris outside fire damaged apartment

ECHO PARK — At least one apartment was gutted tonight after a fire struck a large apartment complex at 1825 Morton Avenue. Firefighters at the scene said no injuries were reported based on preliminary information. Residents of the Morton Gardens apartment gathered in a nearby parking ... Read More »

Griffith Park brush fire extinguished [updated]

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LAFD ground crews and water-dropping helicopters are responding to a brush fire that broke out this afternoon in Griffith Park. At least two-acres has been consumed near Griffith Park Drive on the eastern edge in the hills above the golf course, according to the L.A Fire Department. Read More »

Elderly man killed in Mount Washington fire

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MOUNT WASHINGTON —  The body of a 71-year-old man was found inside a car parked in a garage that caught fire early this morning in  the 1800 block of Alder Drive, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took firefighters about half an hour to knock ... Read More »