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Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 06:21 AM PST

New Study Explains Creation of Deadly California 'Firenado'

New Study Explains Creation of Deadly California 'Firenado'

A rare fire tornado that raged during this summer's deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into the...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 11:06 AM PST

Fashion Designer Creates Wildfire Coat for Horses

Fashion Designer Creates Wildfire Coat for Horses

Her clothes have been a staple in celebrity closets, but her latest design can only be found in horse stables. LA-based designer, Dalia MacPhee, has created a fire-retardant horse blanket with GPS-tracking...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 02:50 AM PST

LA County Moves to Expedite Woolsey Fire Recovery

LA County Moves to Expedite Woolsey Fire Recovery

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved two emergency motions Tuesday aimed at expediting recovery efforts in areas damaged by the Woolsey Fire.

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 12:10 AM PDT

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Teams of county, federal and state officials began working their way through neighborhoods affected by the recent Woolsey Fire Monday to assess and remove household hazardous waste from properties burned or...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 06:47 AM PST

PCH Closures Start Today for Woolsey Fire Repair Work

PCH Closures Start Today for Woolsey Fire Repair Work

Work to stabilize hillsides and repair infrastructure damaged in the Woolsey Fire will prompt the closure beginning Monday of segments along a 20-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in the Malibu area.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 12:35 AM PST

Woolsey Fire Destroyed at Least 670 Malibu Structures, Analysis Shows

Woolsey Fire Destroyed at Least 670 Malibu Structures, Analysis Shows

At least 670 structures were destroyed inside the Malibu city limits in last month's Woolsey fire, including more than 400 single-family homes with an estimated market value of at least $1.6 billion, it was...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 05:15 PM PST

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Teams of county, federal and state officials began working their way through neighborhoods affected by the recent Woolsey Fire, Monday, to assess and remove household hazardous waste from properties burned or...

Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 at 04:19 PM PST

Woolsey Fire Survivors May be Eligible For Food Assistance

Woolsey Fire Survivors May be Eligible For Food Assistance

County residents impacted by last month's Woolsey Fire might be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance beginning Monday, the California Department of Social Services announced...

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
Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 07:26 PM PST

Those Impacted by Wildfires Eligible for CalFresh

Those Impacted by Wildfires Eligible for CalFresh

Individuals and families impacted by the Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles County may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance, state and local officials said Thursday.

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