News, Media, and Editorial

As our team works to create a more resilient Los Angeles, we’ll post stories, videos, podcasts, and press information here in the MySafe:LA blog. Because we work throughout the Los Angeles region, we gain insight and experience into many different life experiences. Some of them are worth sharing. We hope you enjoy each post.

Dottie the Fire Dog

National Pet Safety Day!

Yea! It’s National Pet Safety Day! Hug your pet today. When you and your (typically) four legged family member are done playing, think about the importance of a day like

FireHouse:50 Helmet

MySafe:LA Celebrates the FireHouse:50

Because MySafe:LA survives exclusively on grants and gifts, developing programs and operations are greatly impacted by each year’s funding results. Through the creativity of several of our members, a new

Fireworks at night

Leave Fireworks To the Professionals

While its true that some cities allow the sale and use of “Safe and Sane” fireworks, in Los Angeles, possession or use of any firework or explosive device is illegal.

Students show their free smoke alarms off

Junior Fire Inspectors Earn Praise

Already in 2015, MySafe:LA has awarded more than 1,200 students in LAUSD their honorary Junior Fire Inspector ID card for successful completion of the 3-part home safety and fire prevention

Shot from the film, San Andreas

San Andreas the Movie – Fact and Fiction

Warner Brothers has just released the motion picture San Andreas, which portrays a major earthquake on the San Andreas fault, and its affect on California and elsewhere. The release of

DWP at Gulf Ave Elementary School

Earthquake Education in Los Angeles Schools

Every year, MySafe:LA produces and conducts a significant earthquake drill during the annual California Great Shakeout. Our drills involve a combination of students, teachers, and first responders. This year, we’ve

City leaders discuss community risk reduction

Understanding Community Risk Reduction

When MySafe:LA first began visiting elementary schools in 2008, our objectives were clear and simple: deliver fire and life safety education that would help change people’s behavior. The idea was

MySafe:LA demonstrates how fire extinguishers work

Helping Those Who Need Us

In the wake of a tragedy in Brooklyn, Los Angeles gets FireSmart When news first reached the West Coast of a tragic house fire in Brooklyn that killed seven children

MySafe:LA Smoke Alarm Installation Team

Free Smoke Alarms And Much More…

MySafe:LA is offering free smoke alarms and much more to Los Angeles residents. If your home is either missing smoke alarms, or your alarms are disabled (or more than 10

MySafe:LA teaches fire and life safety

Community Risk Reduction:LA

MySafe:LA has been involved with Community Risk Reduction since our inception in 2008. Our parent organization is called the Safe Community Project, Inc. Our purpose for existing is based around

Holiday candles

Holiday Candle Safety

This is an important time of year to focus on holiday candle safety. Nothing adds to the spirit of the holidays like a collection of beautiful candles, glowing in the

Holiday Table Setting

Have a Wonderful and Safe Holiday

Everyone wants to enjoy the holiday season – celebrating with friends and family, and taking time to enjoy the good things in life. If you are the organizer of the holiday

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