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Dec 7, 2018

New Study Explains Creation of Deadly California 'Firenado'

New Study Explains Creation of Deadly California 'Firenado'

A rare fire tornado that raged during this summer's deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into...

Dec 5, 2018

LA County Moves to Expedite Woolsey Fire Recovery

LA County Moves to Expedite Woolsey Fire Recovery

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved two emergency motions Tuesday aimed at expediting recovery efforts in areas damaged by the Woolsey Fire.

Oct 18, 2018

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Teams of county, federal and state officials began working their way through neighborhoods affected by the recent Woolsey Fire Monday to assess and remove household hazardous waste from properties burned...

Dec 3, 2018

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Crews Begin Hazmat Assessments at Woolsey Fire-Affected Properties

Teams of county, federal and state officials began working their way through neighborhoods affected by the recent Woolsey Fire, Monday, to assess and remove household hazardous waste from properties burned...

Dec 4, 2018

Woolsey Fire Destroyed at Least 670 Malibu Structures, Analysis Shows

Woolsey Fire Destroyed at Least 670 Malibu Structures, Analysis Shows

At least 670 structures were destroyed inside the Malibu city limits in last month's Woolsey fire, including more than 400 single-family homes with an estimated market value of at least $1.6 billion, it...

Dec 3, 2018

PCH Closures Start Today for Woolsey Fire Repair Work

PCH Closures Start Today for Woolsey Fire Repair Work

Work to stabilize hillsides and repair infrastructure damaged in the Woolsey Fire will prompt the closure beginning Monday of segments along a 20-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in the Malibu area.

Dec 2, 2018

Woolsey Fire Survivors May be Eligible For Food Assistance

Woolsey Fire Survivors May be Eligible For Food Assistance

County residents impacted by last month's Woolsey Fire might be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance beginning Monday, the California Department of Social Services announced...

Nov 29, 2018

Those Impacted by Wildfires Eligible for CalFresh

Those Impacted by Wildfires Eligible for CalFresh

Individuals and families impacted by the Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles County may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance, state and local officials said Thursday.

Nov 24, 2018

New Lawsuit Place Blame on SoCal Edison for Woolsey Fire

New Lawsuit Place Blame on SoCal Edison for Woolsey Fire

Attorneys for Woolsey Fire victims in a lawsuit against Southern California Edison held a town hall Friday night in Westlake Village, and survivors of the Southern California wildfire that took three lives...

Nov 23, 2018

More Evacuated Residents to Return Home From Woolsey Fire

More Evacuated Residents to Return Home From Woolsey Fire

More Malibu residents could be allowed to return home Friday as utilities and road access are restored in the area burned by the Woolsey Fire, authorities said.

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