| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A mountain lion reportedly has been spotted in La Crescenta, the same community where a big black bear was caught and tranquilized last week after frequenting the neighborhood, especially on trash day.
Residents on Pineridge Drive were paid a visit...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:54 AM
An early blaze swept through a medical supplies store Thursday, causing $80,000 in damage, officials said.
No one was injured in the fire, which was reported about 2:56 a.m. at Ocean View Health Care on the 3400 block of Ocean View Boulevard, said...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 10:26 AM
No one was injured Saturday night when two fires broke out in Glendale and La Crescenta.
At 9:55 p.m., a fire started at a South Glendale apartment complex causing damage to five apartment units on the 800 block of E. Acacia Avenue.
The fire started...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Police say a blaze that ripped through an auto repair shop in Burbank early Saturday may not be related to rash of car fires that have swept through L.A. and portions of the San Fernando Valley.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Katherine Thompson stumbled into a job at the Glendale Fire Department nearly by accident.
The 29-year-old Los Angeles resident had a degree in theater and was looking to make a career change. She decided to attend nursing school and, while standing in...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:04 PM
A woman and man were arrested Wednesday after a resident spotted them stealing the caps off of fire hydrants, police said.
Luis Castaneda, 39, of Burbank, and Angelina Munoz, 50, of Sun Valley, were taken into custody about 9:40 p.m. in connection with...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Firefighters say there were no “obvious ignition sources” for a 1 1/2-acre blaze Sunday above Brand Park, which left open the possibility of human causes.
No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported about 2:30 p.m. above the park in...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Firefighters put out a roughly 1-acre blaze that blackened trees and brush on the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway, east of Pennsylvania Avenue, officials said.
Witnesses reported smoke and fire about 12:55 p.m., prompting Los Angeles County Fire...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Firefighters doused a quarter-acre fire Sunday at Scholl Canyon Park, officials said.
Witnesses reported seeing the fire about 12:36 p.m. on a hillside at the park in the 2800 block of East Glenoaks Boulevard, Glendale police officials said.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
The wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest is about 25% contained, although firefighters were hoping that rain would arrive in the afternoon, authorities said Wednesday.
The blaze, known as the Williams fire, has burned about 3,800 acres since...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:25 AM
A small fire briefly broke out at the construction site of the Rose Bowl's new press box Monday morning, but no one was injured and it self-extinguished before firefighters arrived.
The blaze was started by welders who accidentally set some insulation on...
| Aug 5, 2010
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday advised foothill residents to make sure their homes are protected and insured amid this year's already devastating fire season.
Supervisor Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County...