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Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 09:34 AM PDT

45-Acre Brush Fire in the Eagle Rock Area 100% Contained

45-Acre Brush Fire in the Eagle Rock Area 100% Contained

A wildfire that has burned 45 acres, forced temporary evacuations in Glendale and prompted freeway closures was 85% contained Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 07:45 AM PDT

The DIY and Affordable Way to Protect a Home From a Wildfire

The DIY and Affordable Way to Protect a Home From a Wildfire

A woman in Malibu who lived through the Woolsey Fire says her home would be in ashes had she not taken some preventive measures which included the purchase of a do-it-yourself fire retardant that's available to...

Monday, Aug 26, 2019 at 06:44 PM PDT

Northbound 2 Freeway Connector Closed Due to Eagle Rock Fire

Northbound 2 Freeway Connector Closed Due to Eagle Rock Fire

A roughly 30-acre brush fire that forced temporary evacuations in Glendale and prompted freeway lane closures that caused traffic nightmares that persisted into the morning commute was about 50 percent contained...

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 at 07:41 PM PDT
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By Heather Navarro

Fire Forces Evacuations in Eagle Rock Area

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Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 at 10:11 PM PDT

Evacuations Lifted After Brush Fire Shuts Down Freeways, Forces Hundreds From Homes

Evacuations Lifted After Brush Fire Shuts Down Freeways, Forces Hundreds From Homes

All residents were cleared to go home Sunday night after a brush fire erupted near the border of Glendale and Eagle Rock, shut down the 134 Freeway in both directions and resulted in mandatory evacuation orders...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:38 AM PDT

50 Wildlife Cameras Annihilated, But You Can Help Restore What Woolsey Fire Destroyed

50 Wildlife Cameras Annihilated, But You Can Help Restore What Woolsey Fire Destroyed

Fifty wildlife tracking-cameras were destroyed during the Woolsey Fire. National Parks Service wildlife biologists are in a race to replace them, the cameras will be a crucial part of monitoring which animals...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 05:11 PM PDT

Wildfire Acreage Way Down in California This Year — So Far

Wildfire Acreage Way Down in California This Year — So Far

Acreage burned through Sunday is down 90% compared to the average over the past five years and down 95% from last year, according to statistics from the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 10:49 PM PDT

Fighting Fire With Fire Underused in US West Despite Goals

Fighting Fire With Fire Underused in US West Despite Goals

The tactic is considered one of the best ways to prevent the kind of catastrophic destruction that has become common from wildfires, but its use falls woefully short of goals in the U.S. West.

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 at 05:43 PM PDT

No Injures Reported After Small Brush Fire in Fullerton Burns Near Homes

No Injures Reported After Small Brush Fire in Fullerton Burns Near Homes

A small brush fire in Fullerton Saturday was put out in fewer than 40 minutes, fire officials said.

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 at 04:11 PM PDT

FBI Probe, Raids of DWP Reportedly Involve Cybersecurity

FBI Probe, Raids of DWP Reportedly Involve Cybersecurity

Last month's FBI raid at the downtown headquarters of the Department of Water and Power and City Hall East -- which involved a probe into the city's handling of litigation over the botched rollout of a DWP...

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