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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 09:04 AM PDT

Saddleridge Evacuees Warned to Beware of Price Gouging

Saddleridge Evacuees Warned to Beware of Price Gouging

Authorities are warning residents affected by the Saddleridge Fire to beware of price gougers seeking to take advantage of the emergency.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 09:05 AM PDT

Interactive Map: Wildfires Causing Hazardous Air Quality

Interactive Map: Wildfires Causing Hazardous Air Quality

Several wildfires smoldering in Southern California have led to poor air quality across the region.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 10:43 AM PDT

Saddleridge Fire Began Under Power Lines, Cause Not Known

Saddleridge Fire Began Under Power Lines, Cause Not Known

The Saddleridge fire that exploded on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower owned by Southern California Edison, fire officials said Monday.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 05:08 AM PDT

Containment Grows for Reche Fire in Moreno Valley

Containment Grows for Reche Fire in Moreno Valley

A 350-acre wildfire just north of Moreno Valley was 75% contained Saturday morning, with no homes or other structures threatened.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 12:59 AM PDT

Saddleridge Evacuees Escorted Home to Grab Belongings

Saddleridge Evacuees Escorted Home to Grab Belongings

Residents were escorted by the Los Angeles Police Department to their homes during the Saddleridge Fire and given five minutes to grab important belongings. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m....

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 08:39 PM PDT

Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens of thousands of people to be evacuated.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 02:22 AM PDT

Great Grandmother Dies in Calimesa Fire

Great Grandmother Dies in Calimesa Fire

An 89-year-old mother of four adult children who has dozens of grandchildren and great grandchildren died after a fire erupted in a bed of dry brush near a mobile home park in Calimesa.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:30 PM PDT

40-Acre Grass-Driven Fire Burning in El Sereno

40-Acre Grass-Driven Fire Burning in El Sereno

A 40-acre grass fire was burning Friday afternoon in the El Sereno area, and some homes were threatened.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 09:02 AM PDT

Map: See Where the Saddleridge Fire is Burning

Map: See Where the Saddleridge Fire is Burning

The Saddleridge Fire started near the 210 Freeway Friday Oct. 11, 2019 in the Sylmar area north of Los Angeles. Strong winds pushed the fire west through rugged terrain toward the communities of Porter Ranch and...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:44 PM PDT

Fast-Moving Wildfire Forced Anxious Residents to Pack Up and Leave in a Hurry

Fast-Moving Wildfire Forced Anxious Residents to Pack Up and Leave in a Hurry

Like many residents in his Porter Ranch neighborhood, Gordon Wolf had a sleepless night as he waited to see whether a wind-whipped wildfire to the east would threaten his home north of Los Angeles.

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