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Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 06:36 PM PST

Thanksgiving for Woolsey Fire Victims is Bittersweet

Thanksgiving for Woolsey Fire Victims is Bittersweet

The spirit of Thanksgiving was alive and well at a relief center set up for Woolsey Fire victims. Debra Hurtado was left with her pup, and the clothes on her back. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 4 Nov....

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 06:36 PM PST

No Home for Holidays for Woolsey Fire Victims

No Home for Holidays for Woolsey Fire Victims

"I haven't cried about the loss of my home but I cried about the enthusiasm and care of the volunteers," said Marsha Maus, who lost her home in the Woolsey blaze. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 03:42 PM PST

'Magical' Malibu Seeks a More Fire-Safe Future

'Magical' Malibu Seeks a More Fire-Safe Future

Regarded worldwide as a magical haven for the rich and famous, the artistic and creative, Malibu is now in the throes of recovering from the disastrous Woolsey Fire. Residents vow Malibu will rise again, with...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 06:12 AM PST

Bill Could Shield Utilities From California Wildfire Costs

Bill Could Shield Utilities From California Wildfire Costs

California's Legislature will be asked to protect utilities from possible bankruptcy by shielding them from billions of dollars in liability linked to this year's deadly swath of wildfires, it was reported...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 02:04 AM PST

New Wildfire Task Force Proposed by LA City Council Members

New Wildfire Task Force Proposed by LA City Council Members

Several members of the Los Angeles City Council proposed Tuesday that a task force be formed to consider new solutions to fighting and preventing destructive wildfires.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 07:31 AM PST

Growing Concerns About 'Toxic Rain and Ash' From Woolsey Fire

Growing Concerns About 'Toxic Rain and Ash' From Woolsey Fire

There are new concerns among people living near the mostly-contained Woolsey Fire: rains predicted for Thursday night could wash tons of potentially toxic ash down from the charred Santa Susana Field Lab toward...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:25 PM PST

Rain Could Hamper Search for Victims of Camp Fire

Rain Could Hamper Search for Victims of Camp Fire

Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the ash and rubble where homes once stood before flames roared through the Sierra foothills town of Paradise and surrounding communities, killing at least 79...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:36 AM PST

Family Says Woolsey Fire Victim Tried to Escape Flames

Family Says Woolsey Fire Victim Tried to Escape Flames

The family of one of the Woolsey Fire victims -- Alfred De Ciutiis -- says they believe the 73-year-old died trying to escape the flames.

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 07:54 PM PST

Residents Return to Woolsey Fire Area, Face New Concern of Possible Mudslides

Residents Return to Woolsey Fire Area, Face New Concern of Possible Mudslides

More Malibu residents forced to flee the Woolsey Fire were back home Monday, in time to face a rain forecast for Wednesday that raises fears of possible mudslides as the estimated date for full containment of...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 08:09 PM PST

Woolsey Fire Update: Wildfire Containment Grows to 96 Percent

Woolsey Fire Update: Wildfire Containment Grows to 96 Percent

The number of buildings destroyed by Southern California's Woolsey Fire stands at 1,500 as firefighters increased containment of the 97,000-acre fire.

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