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Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 05:23 PM PDT

Electrical System 'Impacted' at Start of Saddleridge Fire

Electrical System 'Impacted' at Start of Saddleridge Fire

Southern California Edison reported to state regulators that its electrical system was impacted around the time and in the area where the Saddleridge Fire started in Sylmar.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 04:47 PM PDT

Public Health Dept. Advises Caution as Smoke Advisory Issued

Public Health Dept. Advises Caution as Smoke Advisory Issued

A smoke advisory issued as the Saddleridge Fire continues to burn through Los Angeles County will remain through Monday, according to the LA County Department of Public Health.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 09:00 PM PDT

Wildfire Near Goleta Forces Evacuations, Closes Parts of the 101

Wildfire Near Goleta Forces Evacuations, Closes Parts of the 101

A brush fire more than 75 acres near Goleta is forcing evacuations and closing parts of the 101 freeway in the area. Eliana Moreno reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 01:47 PM PDT

Wildfire Threat Diminishes After Days of Flames and Smoke in Southern California

Wildfire Threat Diminishes After Days of Flames and Smoke in Southern California

Firefighters in Los Angeles and Riverside counties increased containment lines around wildfires that broke out during volatile windy and dry conditions in Southern California.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 03:24 PM PDT

Saddleridge Fire: What to Know About Evacuations, Road and School Closures

Saddleridge Fire: What to Know About Evacuations, Road and School Closures

All evacuations were lifted Saturday and residents were being allowed to return to their neighborhoods, as firefighters made progress in the battle against a wildfire that destroyed homes in the northern San...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Second Victim Found in Mobile Home Park Devastated by Sandalwood Fire

Second Victim Found in Mobile Home Park Devastated by Sandalwood Fire

One person was killed in an 823-acre Calimesa blaze fueled by high winds that is believed to have started when burning trash was dumped in to a field of dry grass, officials said Friday.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 05:54 PM PDT

Wolf Fire Fully Contained

Wolf Fire Fully Contained

A fire possibly ignited by target shooting about four miles south of Banning that has burned 75 acres was fully contained Saturday.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 08:41 PM PDT

Residents Return to See What ‘Curtain of Fire’ Left Behind

Residents Return to See What ‘Curtain of Fire’ Left Behind

Tireless work by firefighters and dying winds Saturday led to the lifting of evacuation orders, indicating that the worst might be over for homeowners who spent harrowing hours of uncertainty in shelters as a...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 06:25 AM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

The Thomas Fire as Seen From Around Southern California

Fanned by dangerous Santa Ana wind gusts, the fire has generated a towering smoke...View gallery

  • From Ventura County
  • From Thousand Oaks
  • Between Moorpark and Fillmore
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 09:05 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Photos: The Saddleridge Fire as Seen From the Valley to the Ocean

A fire that began in Sylmar spread west overnight in the Porter Ranch area north...View gallery

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