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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 06:55 AM PDT

Brush Fire Burns Hillside Near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Brush Fire Burns Hillside Near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

A brush fire broke out Friday morning behind Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar. Firefighters responded at about 5 a.m to an area behind the hospital at 14445 Olive View Dr.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 01:55 PM PDT
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By Elizabeth Chavolla

Photos: What to Keep in Your Disaster Emergency Kit

The American Red Cross provided NBC Los Angeles with a list of things that every...View gallery

  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • Backpack
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 06:41 AM PDT

Maps: Wildfire Burn Areas Threatened by Storms

Maps: Wildfire Burn Areas Threatened by Storms

A historic year of wildfires left residents who live near burns areas facing another threat this winter in California. Even moderate amounts of rain can cause damaging floods and debris flows in wildfire burn...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 07:09 PM PDT

Fire in Inland Empire Prompts Evacuations

Fire in Inland Empire Prompts Evacuations

A brush fire in Devore prompted evacuations and shut down a stretch of the 15 Freeway on Wednesday.

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 05:43 AM PDT

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Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 07:50 AM PDT

California Wildfires: Prevention, Safety Tips

California Wildfires: Prevention, Safety Tips

Safety advice to follow during the hot, dry months of summer, when a small spark can become a devastating wildfire. You'll find a homeowner's checklist, tips for keeping pets safe and a list of items to keep in...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 11:23 PM PDT

3,400-Acre 'Charlie Fire' Near Castaic 50 Percent Contained

3,400-Acre 'Charlie Fire' Near Castaic 50 Percent Contained

The Charlie Fire north of Castaic that has charred almost 3,400 acres of brush since Saturday afternoon was about 50 percent contained Monday, authorities said.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 at 07:20 PM PDT

What Ignited Many of California's Worst Wildfires a Mystery

What Ignited Many of California's Worst Wildfires a Mystery

California officials quickly determined an arsonist started last month's huge wildfire southeast of Los Angeles, and that two weeks earlier sparks from a vehicle produced a deadly wildfire in the far northern...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 08:21 AM PDT

Evacuations Lifted for 'Charlie Fire' Near Castaic

Evacuations Lifted for 'Charlie Fire' Near Castaic

The Charlie Fire north of Castaic stood at 3,380 acres of charred brush Sunday, as 20 to 30 homes along San Francisquito Canyon Road remained evacuated and one firefighter suffered minor injuries, according...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 01:45 PM PDT

Utilities to Bill Customers for Settlements in Wildfires

Utilities to Bill Customers for Settlements in Wildfires

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's...

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