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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Nov 12, 2018

How to Help Victims of California Wildfires

How to Help Victims of California Wildfires

More than 40 people have died and tens of thousands of Californians have been forced from their homes as huge wildfires continue to rage in the northern and southern ends of the state. The Camp Fire has become

Nov 11, 2018

How to Help People Fleeing Homes as Fires Ravage Region

How to Help People Fleeing Homes as Fires Ravage Region

As thousands upon thousands of residents are forced from their homes, some reduced to smoking husks as the flames continue on, here are some ways to help. Plus, there are resources for those in need.

Nov 9, 2018

Tips for Evacuating Your Home in a Wild Fire

Tips for Evacuating Your Home in a Wild Fire

You may not live in the current fire zone, but Sam DiGiovanna, fire chief at the Verdugo Fire Academy, says residents of hillside communities should have an evacuation plan in order.

Jul 7, 2018

Brown Declares State of Emergency in Response to Goleta Fire

Brown Declares State of Emergency in Response to Goleta Fire

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in response to a fire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in Santa Barbara County.

Jan 2, 2018

President Trump OKs California Wildfire Disaster Declaration

President Trump OKs California Wildfire Disaster Declaration

President Donald Trump on Tuesday approved California's request for a presidential major disaster declaration in response to recent wildfires in the state, including those in Los Angeles, San Diego, Ventura and...

Dec 10, 2017

Woman Arrested for Looting Bonsall House During Lilac Fire

Woman Arrested for Looting Bonsall House During Lilac Fire

Sheriff’s deputies patrolling through Bonsall for looters taking advantage of the Lilac Fire, arrested a woman for burglary in the 29000 block of Disney Lane Saturday afternoon.

Dec 7, 2017

How to Sign Up for Fire Evacuation Alerts in Your Area

How to Sign Up for Fire Evacuation Alerts in Your Area

In the past, residents would have to be listening to the radio or watching television to get an emergency alert warning them to evacuate. But now the California Office of Emergency Services can send emergency...

Nov 12, 2018
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By Elizabeth Chavolla

Photos: What to Keep in Your Disaster Emergency Kit

The American Red Cross provided NBC Los Angeles with a list of things that every...View gallery

  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • Backpack
Sep 3, 2017

State of Emergency Declared as La Tuna Fire Ravages LA Area

State of Emergency Declared as La Tuna Fire Ravages LA Area

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday declared a state of emergency as flames from the La Tuna Fire continued to burn in Los Angeles County.

May 15, 2014

Wildfires Prompt State of Emergency Declaration

Wildfires Prompt State of Emergency Declaration

Governor Jerry Brown has issued a state of emergency order for San Diego County following recent wildfires that have burned thousands of acres, destroyed homes and prompted the evacuations of thousands...

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