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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:45 AM PDT

Beverly Crest Brush Fire Should Be Contained by Nightfall

Beverly Crest Brush Fire Should Be Contained by Nightfall

A brush fire that threatened homes in the Beverly Crest area was 80 percent contained Thursday after having scorched about 40 acres.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:24 PM PDT

Portola Fire 60 Percent Contained

Portola Fire 60 Percent Contained

A brush fire that broke out and threatened homes in the Beverly Crest area is 60 percent contained Wednesday after having scorched about 40 acres.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:04 AM PDT

Watch: Heat Imaging Drone Flyover Above Beverly Crest Fire

Watch: Heat Imaging Drone Flyover Above Beverly Crest Fire

Los Angeles firefighters use a drone with a heat imaging system to monitor a fire in Beverly Crest Tuesday June 12, 2018. 

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 07:18 AM PDT
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By Heather Navarro

Homes Threatened by Beverly Crest Fire

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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 12:22 PM PDT

Firefighters Protect Hillside Homes From Fire in Beverly Crest Area

Firefighters Protect Hillside Homes From Fire in Beverly Crest Area

A contractor clearing brush with a weed-whacker sparked a brush fire Tuesday in the Benedict Canyon area, fire officials said.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 09:52 AM PDT

California Agencies Test New Firefighting Helicopter Technology

California Agencies Test New Firefighting Helicopter Technology

Southern California agencies are field-testing equipment intended to enable helicopters to more quickly fill with water while battling wildfires. The Remotely Activated Snorkel Site technology uses hoses that...

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 09:25 AM PDT

'South Fire' in Newhall, Near Santa Clarita Forces Evacuations

'South Fire' in Newhall, Near Santa Clarita Forces Evacuations

A brush fire in Newhall, near Santa Clarita dubbed the "South Fire" burned on Saturday afternoon and forced evacuations in several neighborhoods.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 08:32 AM PDT

Evacuations Lifted for Stone Fire in Agua Dulce

Evacuations Lifted for Stone Fire in Agua Dulce

A fire that broke out early Monday afternoon in the Agua Dulce area quickly scorched about 1,000 acres of brush, prompting evacuations and road closures, according to county fire officials.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 06:57 AM PDT

Firefighters Text Evacuated Residents as They Protect Homes

Firefighters Text Evacuated Residents as They Protect Homes

Firefighters helped ease evacuated residents' fears over the weekend when they provided text message updates as they protected homes from a wildfire that threatened a neighborhood in Orange County.

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 08:13 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

PHOTOS: Spring Wildfire Scorches Brush in Southern Orange County

A brush fire in Laguna Beach and Aliso Viejo started Saturday June 2, 2018 and...View gallery

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Updates on Southern California's wildfires, including video, viewer images and real-time information on the firefight.