| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The driver of a big-rig that caught fire on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway Monday afternoon — temporarily shutting down four freeway lanes and causing traffic delays — was arrested after the incident on suspicion of drunk driving,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The building that houses Burbank’s chapter of the Knights of Columbus was rededicated on Friday after undergoing months of work to repair fire damage.
Located at 134 S. Glenoaks Blvd., the structure caught fire last May after a blaze engulfed a...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Roughly 50 employees were evacuated from a Burbank business after a dust collector caught fire, authorities said.
Firefighters were called to Senior Aerospace – located at 2980 N. San Fernando Blvd. – at 4:16 p.m. to knock down the fire,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The fire that ripped through a Burbank triplex on Wednesday was reportedly caused by an electrical wiring malfunction and caused an estimated $560,000 in damage, authorities said.
When firefighters arrived to the 700 block of East Palm Avenue...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Burbank firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire on Saturday that caused an estimated $35,000 in damage, authorities said.
At 8:45 p.m., firefighters were called to the 100 block of North Sparks Street, where they found a one-story home with fire...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Burbank firefighters knocked down a house fire on Thursday that caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to a single-story home and claimed the life of a pet cat, authorities said.
Shortly before 10 a.m., firefighters responded to 837 N. Kenwood St....
| May 23, 2014
| 6:44 PM
A shed that caught fire at the rear of a home on Friday afternoon set off ammunition that was stored inside, authorities said.
Heat from the fire set off the ammunition at the house on North California Street, between Chandler and Burbank boulevards,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Burbank firefighters were called to remove a toilet seat from a 2-year-old girl’s head just after 3 p.m. Friday.
The girl’s parents brought the toddler to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center after her head became stuck in the child-sized...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Firefighters contained a vehicle fire Thursday afternoon that caused damage to a garage and closed off local streets.
The incident occurred in the 1900 block of North Ontario Street. Officials estimated thousands of dollars in damage to the truck and...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:28 PM
Youths enrolled in the city’s Summer Daze day camp learned how airport police and fire departments handle emergencies and fight crime during a tour of Bob Hope Airport on Wednesday.
Police officers demonstrated the T3 electric stand-up vehicle&...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:12 PM
In his 35 years on the job, retiring Burbank Fire Capt. Ron Bell witnessed the departure of Lockheed and the machine shops that soon followed.
He has seen changes in how firefighters protect themselves when battling blazes and worked with the...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:08 PM
A residential fire on Santa Anita Avenue near Bel Aire Drive Thursday afternoon began after a gas stove suddenly caught fire, causing about $25,000 in damages, fire officials said.
Burbank Fire Capt. John Nare said an oven malfunction caused the fire...