| 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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners.
Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Capt. Matthew Luchetta sat in the hot seat and called out commands Thursday to fellow firefighters as he took stock of a smoky three-story apartment building on Cypress Street. But it could have just as easily been a plane crash, hazardous materials...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Glendale and Los Angeles firefighters are reportedly close to extinguishing a vegetation fire near the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway and Colorado Street.
The size of the fire, which was reported about 2:15 p.m., was not immediately available.
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Fire crews from Los Angeles, Glendale, Los Angeles County and the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday converged on a hillside above Sunland for a joint firefighting exercise just days after three brush fires broke across the Southland.
The fires were sparked...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Firefighters are responding to a second alarm house fire in Glendale, which was reported earlier today on North Jackson Street.
Crews are continuing to battle the blaze in the 1300 block of North Jackson Street. Units from Burbank Fire have been...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Firefighters on Friday knocked down a two-alarm house fire in Glendale, where pack rat conditions complicated the response, officials said.
The fire was reported at 1:03 p.m. at a single-story house in the 1300 block of North Jackson Street, where...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Burbank and Glendale city firefighters put out an apartment fire in the 500 block of Irving in Glendale Tuesday afternoon.
It was orginally reported that there were people possibly trapped inside, but authorities found no victims and the fire was...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Fire officials say the expansion of their ambulance services program yielded faster response times in 2012 and is projected to save the city $2.1 million next fiscal year.
The program — which began Jan. 9, 2012, with four basic life-support...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
A fire that ripped through a home’s attic on Friday caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, officials said Monday.
No one was injured in the blaze Friday night after firefighters rescued a resident from the single-story home in the 1800 block of...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Cadets at the Verdugo Fire Academy will soon get to practice life-saving skills on a 100-foot ladder truck.
The Glendale Fire Department on Monday donated the surplus 1990 Seagrave ladder truck to the Glendale Community College academy, which trains...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
After a morning hike in the Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County firefighters who work at Fire Camp 2 returned to their La Cañada Flintridge station, prepared to start an ordinary Monday.
But when they filed out of a fire truck, they found a...