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  • 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....
  • Two buildings catch fire on rainy day

    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...
  • Council tries to defray cuts

    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...
  • People urged to clear brush

    LA CAÑADA 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...
  • Officials propose temporary station closure to cut costs

    Officials propose temporary station closure to cut costs
    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,...
  • Teddy bears donated for use by paramedics

    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...
  • Sunland man charged with attempted murder after allegedly setting ex-girlfriend's home on fire

    Sunland man charged with attempted murder after allegedly setting ex-girlfriend's home on fire
    A 36-year-old Sunland man pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he threw an incendiary device into his ex-girlfriend’s Glendale home while she was inside, setting it on fire, authorities said. Early Sunday morning, Gagik Akopyan allegedly...
  • Firefighters knock down brush fire above golf course

    Glendale firefighters extinguished a small brush fire that broke out above the Scholl Canyon Golf and Tennis Club Tuesday evening, officials said. At around 6:30 p.m., firefighters were called to the Scholl Canyon area, where the fire burned three-...
  • Firefighters knock down vehicle fire in garage

    Glendale Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire inside a garage on Saturday. At 8:06 p,m., fire crews were dispatched to a three-story apartment building in the 1600 block of  Calle Vaquero, according to Glendale Fire spokeswoman Brandy Villanueva....