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Monday, September 10, 2012

Media Photo Opp 9/10/2012

*UPDATE: 10250 W Santa Monica Bl* 'Small dog' (?) had foot trapped at
top of escalator to food court; LAFD used hand tools to free within
minutes; LAFD crew bandaged canine's 'minor wound' (?) and suggested
Veterinary care; No other injury; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Media Photo Opp 9/10/2012

*UPDATE: 10250 W Santa Monica Bl* Animal has been rescued; Details
pending - Brian Humphrey###

Media Photo Opp 9/10/2012

*Media Photo Opp* 10250 W Santa Monica Bl; MAP 632-D3; FS 92; PRELIM:
Dog trapped in shopping mall escalator; NFD (No Further Details); Ch:7,1
@ 8:19 PM -Brian Humphrey###

Foul Odor 9/10/2012

The AQMD issued a statement this evening: "Air Quality Officials Continue to Probe Source of Widespread Sulfur Odors" which can be found at http://bit.ly/odor_10Sept2012

Vegetation Fire 9/10/2012

*UPDATE: WB 118 Fwy x 5 Fwy* Trio of fires were under control in *less
than* 1 hour, but all not yet fully extinguished; No injury; 1 garage
damaged; Unk relationship or cause(s) at this hour; Freeway reopening
will be at direction of CHP/Caltrans; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Vegetation Fire 9/10/2012

*UPDATE: WB 118 Fwy x 5 Fwy* Correction: There was 1 garage exposed to
fire + (unk extent) damaged by flames at/near 10778 Arleta; Still unk
formal cause or relationship between fires - Brian Humphrey###

Vegetation Fire 9/10/2012

*UPDATE: WB 118 Fwy x 5 Fwy* LAFD personnel with assist of @CHPsouthern
and @CalTransDist7 [WB lanes temporaty freeway closure] are battling 3
vegetation fires; No structure threat; No injury; Firefight continues -
Brian Humphrey###

Vegetation Fire 9/10/2012

*Vegetation Fire* WB 118 Fwy x 5 Fwy; MAP 501-G3; FS 98; PRELIM: At
least 2 fires alongside freeway between San Fernando Rd and San Giego
Fwy; No structure threat; NFD; Ch:8,18 @ 1:51 PM -Brian Humphrey###

Foul Odor 9/10/2012

RECAP: A foul (rotten egg-like) odor has been sensed across vast expanses of Southern California since early this morning. LAFD has been in direct contact with Air Quality Management District (AQMD) executive staff, who are aware of the odor and investigating. LAFD is not aware of any specific hazard associated with the odor. There is no need to call 9-1-1 to report this widespread odor. LAFD will relay any official information from AQMD as soon as it becomes available. -Brian Humphrey ###

Foul Odor 9/10/2012

LAFD is aware of a foul odor noted widely across (and possibly beyond) the north San Fernando Valley and Foothill communities of Los Angeles. The LAFD has not identified any source, nor has any specific hazard been associated with this "rotten egg" smell. -Brian Humphrey ###