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  • 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 CAŅADA 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • House fire in Atwater Village extinguished

    House fire in Atwater Village extinguished
    Forty-five firefighters on Monday morning extinguished a dramatic house fire near a shopping center in Atwater Village, KTLA reported. There were no reports of injuries. The blaze broke out about 7:12 a.m. near the intersection of Glenhurst Avenue and...
  • Fire damages garage in Glendale

    Firefighters on Thursday evening extinguished a garage fire in Glendale that caused an estimated $100,000 in damages, officials said. Fire crews were dispatched at 9:24 p.m. to the 1000 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard, where a detached garage was...
  • Apartment building struck by fire

    Apartment building struck by fire
    Several families were displaced after a fire tore through units of a two-story apartment building early Friday morning, fire officials said. The structure blaze at 427 N. Adams St. was reported at 3:55 a.m. and was upgraded to a two-alarm fire 10 minutes...
  • Glendale firefighters extinguish home fire

    Firefighters on Thursday afternoon knocked down a bathroom fire that started in a two-story Glendale home, authorities said. Glendale firefighters were dispatched at 1:02 p.m. to the 3100 block of Beaudry Terrace, where there was light smoke coming from...