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Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Brush Fire Burns Hillside Near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Brush Fire Burns Hillside Near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

A brush fire broke out Friday morning behind Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar. Firefighters responded at about 5 a.m to an area behind the hospital at 14445 Olive View Dr.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Fire in Inland Empire Prompts Evacuations

Fire in Inland Empire Prompts Evacuations

A brush fire in Devore prompted evacuations and shut down a stretch of the 15 Freeway on Wednesday.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

What Ignited Many of California's Worst Wildfires a Mystery

What Ignited Many of California's Worst Wildfires a Mystery

California officials quickly determined an arsonist started last month's huge wildfire southeast of Los Angeles, and that two weeks earlier sparks from a vehicle produced a deadly wildfire in the far northern...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Evacuations Lifted for 'Charlie Fire' Near Castaic

Evacuations Lifted for 'Charlie Fire' Near Castaic

The Charlie Fire north of Castaic stood at 3,380 acres of charred brush Sunday, as 20 to 30 homes along San Francisquito Canyon Road remained evacuated and one firefighter suffered minor injuries, according...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

Firefighters Protect Hillside Homes From Tujunga Brush Fire

Firefighters Protect Hillside Homes From Tujunga Brush Fire

Firefighters protected homes Tuesday from a brush fire that burned uphill in the Tujunga area of the northeast San Fernando Valley.

Friday, Sep 7, 2018
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Truckers Abandon Big Rigs to Escape Northern California Fire

Nearly 20 big rigs were abandoned Wednesday on the 5 Freeway due to a fast-moving...View gallery

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Monday, Aug 27, 2018

Holy Fire Flares Up in Cleveland National Forest

Holy Fire Flares Up in Cleveland National Forest

Firefighters responded Monday to a flare-up of the nearly 23,000-acre Holy Fire in the Cleveland National Forest. A water-dropping helicopter and hand crew were dispatched to the flare-up.

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Full Holy Fire Containment Pushed Back to Sunday

Full Holy Fire Containment Pushed Back to Sunday

The Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest was to have been 100 percent contained Tuesday, but the full-containment target has been pushed back to Sunday, mostly because the burn area includes spots...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018

US Vows To Work More Closely With States To Fight Wildfires

US Vows To Work More Closely With States To Fight Wildfires

As wildfires choke California and other Western states, the Trump administration pledged Thursday to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires from ever starting.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018

Man Suspected of Sparking Holy Fire Appears in Court

Man Suspected of Sparking Holy Fire Appears in Court

A man arrested in connection with the 18,100-acre wildfire burning in Cleveland National Forest and charged with several arson-related counts is due Friday in court.

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