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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Nov 13, 2019

SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $360M for Deadly Wildfires

SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $360M for Deadly Wildfires

Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment during the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide...

Nov 9, 2019

One Year Later: Inside the Woolsey Fire Burn Area

One Year Later: Inside the Woolsey Fire Burn Area

One year after vast portions of the picturesque landscape of Malibu were devastated by the Woolsey Fire, both the environment and community are rebuilding.

Nov 9, 2019

Meet the Hungry Heroes Who Helped Defend the Reagan Library

Meet the Hungry Heroes Who Helped Defend the Reagan Library

When it comes to protecting buildings from wildfires, one of the most effective strategies is to clear out nearby brush. Without vegetation to burn, fire can be kept at a distance.

Nov 6, 2019

Barrage of Water Drops Knock Out Flames on Santa Clarita Hillside

Barrage of Water Drops Knock Out Flames on Santa Clarita Hillside

Firefighters are protecting buildings on a school campus and homes from a brush fire burning in the Santa Clarita area.

Nov 6, 2019

From the Archives: The November 1961 Bel Air Fire Disaster

From the Archives: The November 1961 Bel Air Fire Disaster

In November 1961, a disastrous brush fire destroyed nearly 500 homes when it roared over a mountain ridge and swept through canyons in Los Angeles' Bel Air area, a grim illustration of the potential for wildfire...

Nov 5, 2019

Firefighters Find a Diamond Ring in the Getty Fire Rubble

Firefighters Find a Diamond Ring in the Getty Fire Rubble

Firefighters were putting out hot spots last week from the Getty Fire in West Los Angeles when they noticed a small box on a walkway in front of the rubble where a home once stood.

Nov 5, 2019

Two Rescued in Car Crash That Sparked a Brush Fire in Angeles National Forest

Two Rescued in Car Crash That Sparked a Brush Fire in Angeles National Forest

Two people were rescued from a car that crashed and sparked a brush fire overnight in Angeles National Forest.

Nov 4, 2019

Angeles National Forest Sites to Be Used for LA Fire Communications System

Angeles National Forest Sites to Be Used for LA Fire Communications System

Angeles National Forest officials announced Monday an agreement that will lease 13 sites in the forest for installation of a radio system designed to unify local, state, and federal emergency responders with...

Nov 3, 2019

Trump Threatens to Cut US Funding for California Wildfires

Trump Threatens to Cut US Funding for California Wildfires

President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state during dry winds this fall. Neither of the two major fires burning...

Nov 2, 2019

Here's Why the Fire Threat Remains High This Weekend

Here's Why the Fire Threat Remains High This Weekend

Powerful bursts of wind, including the infamous Santa Ana gusts, whipped up flames as firefighters fanned out across Southern California to protect communities throughout the week.

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