Tuesday, October 13, 2015


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

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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 »

SUV catches fire on Echo Park street

Photo by Kevin Kuzma

ECHO PARK — Fire destroyed an SUV on Lilac Place in Echo Park this morning. Photos sent in by readers showed firefighters responding to the fire at about 9 a.m. No further details were available. Read More »

Prius burns on Silver Lake street

Photo by Brian Falls

SILVER LAKE — Firefighters extinguished a fire early this morning that burned a Prius parked near the corner of Marathon Street and Kodak Drive.  It’s not clear what caused the fire that broke out at about 4:40 a.m. Read More »