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  • People urged to clear brush

    LA CA√ĎADA FLINTRIDGE — With the onset of dry summer conditions and fewer resources due to statewide budget constraints, local fire officials last week warned residents to be prepared for a tough fire season. The danger of fire in the Angeles,...
  • Council approves $785M budget

    CITY HALL — The City Council Tuesday adopted a $785.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, avoiding considerable cuts to programs and services, but drawing criticism for hiking rates and fees amid a protracted recession. Councilman David...
  • Field trip to the rescue

    Field trip to the rescue
    The Aircraft Rescue Firefighting vehicle picked up speed and headed west in front of the Bob Hope Airport fire station Thursday morning while a crowd of youngsters waited patiently. Then, as it reached the group, it sprayed water over their heads,...
  • Warehouse fire caused $1.75M in damage

    Fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire that gutted a commercial building Tuesday evening near downtown Burbank, but said the blaze caused $1.75 million in damage. "It could take weeks to find out the cause, or we could know...
  • Fire academy is a hot ticket

    Fire academy is a hot ticket
    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...
  • Residents dispose of 'e-waste'

    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....
  • Fire extensively damages duplex

    A fire significantly damaged a duplex at 1443 E. Broadway Sunday morning, while the occupants were able to escape without any injuries, fire officials said. At around 11:05 a.m. the power went out at the structure, prompting the residents to head...
  • Brand Park fire nearly extinguished

    Brand Park fire nearly extinguished
    Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills above Brand Library Park since Sunday, with officials saying Tuesday evening that the conflagration is 90% contained. Glendale Fire Deputy Chief Greg Fish said fighting the 126-...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret

    818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret
    Good morning readers! Today is Wednesday, June 25. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 63. Here are your headlines for today: - Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills...
  • Brush fire quickly extinguished in Glendale

    Brush fire quickly extinguished in Glendale
    A second-alarm brush fire broke out Wednesday shortly before 5 p.m. in Chevy Chase Canyon in Glendale, authorities said. The fire was reported at 4:50 p.m. at Linda Vista Road and Figueroa Street, and was limited to brush, said Glendale Fire...
  • Fire damages home, occupants unhurt

    A fire badly damaged a single-family home early Wednesday, but its occupants made it out unharmed thanks to a neighbor’s quick thinking, police said. The fire was reported at 2:52 a.m. at 240 Jesse Ave., said Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police...
  • Combined doughnut shop, Chinese restaurant damaged in fire

    A joint doughnut shop and Chinese restaurant inside a La Crescenta strip mall was damaged by an electrical fire early Friday morning, according fire officials. The blaze at Daily Donuts China Express at 2550 Foothill Blvd. was reported at 5:45 a.m. and...