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
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.
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.
Temperatures in Los Angeles Monday are about 90 degrees warmer than some parts of the upper Midwest.
Firefighters contained brush fires that prompted evacuations and destroyed two cabins near Trabuco Canyon Wednesday night
Firefighters were mopping up the remaining hot spots of a brush fire in Riverside on Sunday, officials said.
Firefighters gained ground overnight on a wind-driven brush fire near the Santa Susana Pass in Simi Valley Wednesday night, fire officials said.
A small brush fire burning atop a hill in Culver City Monday afternoon was extinguished within an hour, authorities said.
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.
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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