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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 03:34 PM PST

Housing Plan in Fire-Prone Mountains North of LA Approved

Housing Plan in Fire-Prone Mountains North of LA Approved

A massive housing project in fire-prone mountains is being considered by Los Angeles county supervisors as the state continues to recover from devastating wildfires. The supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:47 AM PST

CA Utilities Taking Steps to Combat Destructive Wildfires

CA Utilities Taking Steps to Combat Destructive Wildfires

California utilities plan to insulate power lines, increase inspections and build new weather stations in areas at high risk for wildfires in an effort to combat increasingly destructive blazes.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 03:27 PM PST

One Shot: Woolsey Fire

One Shot: Woolsey Fire

The Lupo family's house burned down during the Woolsey fire in Malibu, Calif. This is the story of what they lost and how they're moving forward.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:45 AM PST

'Angels' Bring Sleuthing Skills to Camp Fire Disaster

'Angels' Bring Sleuthing Skills to Camp Fire Disaster

They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them.

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...

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