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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...
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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&...
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...
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...
A proposal to close firefighting operations out of a West Burbank station for nine months will allow the fire department to meet its 5% spending cut, but Chief Ray Krakowski warned that emergency response times will be affected citywide. Under the plan,...
Despite the wet weather on Wednesday, Burbank firefighters responded to two structure fires on West Magnolia Boulevard. In the 1400 block, a morning fire burned out the front office of A-Sure Fit Original Equipment. It was quickly knocked down by...
Burbank firefighters and paramedics will have more than 150 teddy bears to assist on emergency calls after six-graders from St. Bernard Catholic School in L.A. donated the stuffed items earlier this month. Fondly referred to as "teddy bear time," Dale...
BURBANK — From extinguishing a small fire to rescuing someone trapped under a refrigerator, six teams on Saturday demonstrated their best disaster-preparedness skills in an inaugural Community Emergency Response Team challenge. Teams assessed and...
More than 1,000 Los Angeles County households on Saturday dropped off a combined 80,000 pounds of electronic and hazardous waste, including computer monitors, motor oil and buckets of paint, at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, officials said....
DOWNTOWN — The City Council on Thursday moved to lessen the blow of proposed cuts to police, fire and library services, using a patchwork of other funding sources to stave off hiring freezes and program reductions. The moves are expected to...
Burbank fire officials expect up to 2,000 applicants to attend an orientation for the next academy as the department gears up to hire eight to 10 recruits. The recruiting period for the latest fire academy ends Friday, the first time Burbank has...
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