An analysis by the Los Angeles Times Data Desk
Rescuers are expected to arrive to nearly all 911 calls within six minutes, a national standard LAFD leaders concede they routinely fail.
The Times analyzed more than a million runs by the Fire Department over the last five years and found that what Angelenos can expect often depends on where they live. You can read about the causes and patterns in the Times story.
Use this map to compare the LAFD’s performance across L.A.