Red Flag Days
In an attempt to increase public safety, the Los Angeles Fire Department and Department of Transportation created a program to remove illegally parked vehicles in posted locations within the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones. These are essentially the narrow streets in our canyon where it may be difficult to move a high amount of traffic through. You will signs all over the neighborhood that look like this:
How Do I know when it’s a Red Flag Day?
To determine if an LAFD red flag is in place, you can check lafd.org/redflag for the current status. While the duration of each red flag lasts 24 hours, it may be renewed once that period is over, so it’s a good idea to recheck the website or LAFD’s Twitter.