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Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 06:42 AM PST

Water Drops Help Douse PCH Wildfire

Water Drops Help Douse PCH Wildfire

Helicopter water drops helped firefighters knock down a wildfire that burned near mansions and snarled traffic along Pacific Coast Highway. Gadi Schwartz reports for the NBC4 News at 11

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 06:41 AM PST

PCH Brush Fire Under Investigation

PCH Brush Fire Under Investigation

Firefighters knocked down a 10-acre brush fire that burned along Pacific Coast Highway near Santa Monica Tuesday afternoon, which snarled traffic during rush hour.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:06 AM PST

Brush Fire on 405 Fwy Likely Sparked by Cigarette

Brush Fire on 405 Fwy Likely Sparked by Cigarette

Wind gusts and dry, warm air set the scene for a brush fire along a Southern California freeway Sunday afternoon that was likely sparked by a cigarette, fire officials said.

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 11:47 AM PST

Temperatures Soar Amid Red Flag Conditions

Temperatures Soar Amid Red Flag Conditions

Temperatures in Los Angeles Monday are about 90 degrees warmer than some parts of the upper Midwest.

Thursday, Jan 2, 2014 at 11:16 AM PST

Night Flights Help Contain Wildfire in "Treacherous Terrain"

Night Flights Help Contain Wildfire in "Treacherous Terrain"

Firefighters contained brush fires that prompted evacuations and destroyed two cabins near Trabuco Canyon Wednesday night

Sunday, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:23 PM PST

Crews Clean Up Brush Fire in Riverside

Crews Clean Up Brush Fire in Riverside

Firefighters were mopping up the remaining hot spots of a brush fire in Riverside on Sunday, officials said.

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 08:32 PM PST

Red Flag Fire Conditions Extended Amid SoCal Blaze

Red Flag Fire Conditions Extended Amid SoCal Blaze

Firefighters gained ground overnight on a wind-driven brush fire near the Santa Susana Pass in Simi Valley Wednesday night, fire officials said.

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 05:18 PM PDT

Brush Fire Extinguished in Culver City

Brush Fire Extinguished in Culver City

A small brush fire burning atop a hill in Culver City Monday afternoon was extinguished within an hour, authorities said.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 02:37 PM PDT

Firefighters Brace for More Red Flag Conditions

Firefighters Brace for More Red Flag Conditions

A red flag warning remained in effect through 6 p.m. Sunday for parts of Southern California as high winds and dry heat combined to make for “tinderbox” conditions, forecasters said.

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 at 07:58 PM PDT

Brush Fires Break Out in Red Flag Conditions

Brush Fires Break Out in Red Flag Conditions

Firefighters clamped down on small brush fires that broke out on Saturday during a weekend when high winds and dry brush fueled fears of large-scale wildfires in Southern California.

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