From: Battalion, 40

Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:55 AM

To: Allsites

Subject: LAFD Serious Accident

Last night Engine 7 responded with Los Angeles City Fire Department on a structure fire.  During the firefighting operations a ceiling collapsed trapping a number of firefighters.  Several firefighters were injured as a result of the ceiling collapse.  Two Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters received minor injuries; both firefighters were sent to the hospital, treated and released to home.  One Los Angeles City firefighter remains in grave condition.  Los Angeles County Fire Department has assigned personnel to the Serious Accident Review Team.

Department personnel will be kept informed as new information becomes available.

This e-mail has been approved for distribution by Chief Deputy John Tripp. has information HERE.

FirefighterCloseCalls has information HERE.