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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 12:55 PM PST

Air Quality Remains Bad Across LA County

Air Quality Remains Bad Across LA County

Smoke from the wildfires burning across Southern California continued contributing to unhealthy air quality in the San Fernando Valley Friday, along with coastal areas and surrounding portions of Los Angeles...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 12:57 PM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

2017 California Wildfires in Photos

The hot, dry and sometimes windy months of summer bring the threat of large wild...View gallery

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  • Creek Fire
  • Creek Fire
Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 08:43 AM PST

Thomas Fire Grows to 173K Acres Sunday Morning

Thomas Fire Grows to 173K Acres Sunday Morning

 The Thomas Fire in Ventura County had grown to 173,00 acres as of the morning of Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 11:22 AM PST

How to Seek Tax Relief After Fire Damages Your Home

How to Seek Tax Relief After Fire Damages Your Home

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang Friday urged homeowners and owners of other property damaged or destroyed by the wildfires to seek tax relief.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:19 AM PST

Creek Fire Contained by 70 Percent, Evacuations Lifted

Creek Fire Contained by 70 Percent, Evacuations Lifted

All evacuation orders connected to the Creek Fire were lifted Friday as containment for the blaze burning in the hills above Sylmar grew to 70 percent.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 04:53 PM PST

Revel in Hanukkah Festivities at the Skirball

Revel in Hanukkah Festivities at the Skirball

The cultural center has reopened following the nearby Skirball Fire; now, it is ready to honor Hanukkah with stories, dance, and gelt.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:20 AM PST

Destructive Lilac Fire Injures Three Firefighters

Destructive Lilac Fire Injures Three Firefighters

As diminishing winds and higher humidity levels assisted crews in slowing the Lilac Fire's growth Friday, authorities reduced mandatory evacuation orders to warnings in several areas.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 12:21 AM PST

Dozens of Homes Forced to Evacuate Amid Monrovia Brush Fire

Dozens of Homes Forced to Evacuate Amid Monrovia Brush Fire

About 150 homes were evacuated after a hillside went up in flames in Monrovia. Rick Montanez reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:25 AM PST

Wind-Driven Rye Fire Contained by 50 Percent

Wind-Driven Rye Fire Contained by 50 Percent

The 5-day-old Rye Fire in Santa Clarita was 50 percent contained Friday, but firefighters are bracing for a week-long battle, with Cal Fire predicting full containment by next Friday.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:21 AM PST

Over 500 Structures Destroyed in Thomas Fire

Over 500 Structures Destroyed in Thomas Fire

The Thomas Fire grew to 143,000 acres on Friday in steep terrain of Ventura County as firefighters worked to contain the 16th largest fire in state history.

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