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Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 07:12 PM PDT

Fire Danger Raised to 'Extreme' in Angeles National Forest, San Gabriel Mountains

Fire Danger Raised to 'Extreme' in Angeles National Forest, San Gabriel Mountains

Officials Friday raised the Fire Danger Level from "very high" to "extreme" in the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, accompanied by stricter restrictions on public use of those...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:27 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

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Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 12:03 AM PDT

Saddleridge Fire Crews on Alert Ahead of Windy Weather

Saddleridge Fire Crews on Alert Ahead of Windy Weather

Strong winds were blowing today in the LA area, raising concerns that embers could fuel the Saddleridge Fire in the northern San Fernando Valley as a chance of red flag conditions loomed for this weekend.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:00 PM PDT

Fire Near Gaviota, El Capitan Grown to More than 400 Acres

Fire Near Gaviota, El Capitan Grown to More than 400 Acres

A wind-driven fire burning near Gaviota in Santa Barbara County prompted closures of Highway 101 and the evacuation of the coastal El Capitan campground Thursday afternoon.

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

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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 03:46 PM PDT

Riverside County Declares Local Emergency Due to Wildfires

Riverside County Declares Local Emergency Due to Wildfires

Riverside County supervisors approved a local emergency proclamation Thursday connected to last week's deadly blaze in Calimesa, as well as three other wind-driven brush fires, enabling the county and victims to...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 01:50 PM PDT

Those Affected by Saddleridge Fire Can Get Help at Center

Those Affected by Saddleridge Fire Can Get Help at Center

An assistance center will open in Sylmar Thursday to help people affected by the Saddleridge Fire that raged through the northern San Fernando Valley and damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT

Map: See the Smoke Forecast for Wildfires in California

Map: See the Smoke Forecast for Wildfires in California

California has entered one of the most dangerous times of the year for wildfires. You can use the map above to see where fires are burning. Zoom in on the fire symbols to see fire perimeters. You can also click...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 06:19 PM PDT

Saddleridge Fire Zone Schools' Reopening Criticized

Saddleridge Fire Zone Schools' Reopening Criticized

LAUSD's decision to reopen schools in the Saddleridge Fire zone Monday is being harshly criticized by some who claim the schools weren't properly cleaned.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 10:43 AM PDT
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By Heather Navarro

Wildfires Leave Ashes and Death in Wake

A fire in Sylmar that forced 100,000 people to evacuate as another smaller, but...View gallery

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