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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, 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...

Sunday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Thursday, Apr 5, 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
Sunday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Friday, May 2, 2014

Etiwanda Fire Containment Grows

Etiwanda Fire Containment Grows

Firefighters made good progress on the 2,190-acre brush fire in a San Bernardino County community Friday.

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013

LA Helps Fight Fire Near Yosemite

LA Helps Fight Fire Near Yosemite

The raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park has prompted the Los Angeles Fire Department to aid in the firefight as of Friday, the same day Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Francisco.

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Updates on Southern California's wildfires, including video, viewer images and real-time information on the firefight.