| Aug 10, 2013
| 10:09 AM
The Sharp fire in Angeles National Forest has grown to 150 acres, but firefighters, aided now by five water-dropping helicopters, have been able to increase containment to 40%.
Two firefighters, meanwhile, were treated at a local hospital after one...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
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More than 1,600 applications were turned in this week from job seekers hoping to be selected to fill 15 new Glendale firefighter positions.
The city began accepting online submissions on Monday and has...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Firefighters from Burbank, Glendale and L.A. County stations in La Cañada Flintridge will be attending a memorial service today in Prescott, Ariz. to honor 19 Granite Mountain hotshots who died battling a wind-driven wildfire on June 30.
About 300 L.A....
| May 3, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Dozens of firefighters were trying to get the upper hand on a brush fire in Glendale Friday afternoon as it threatened canyon homes and wrecked havoc on nearby freeways.
Evacuation orders were issued for homes in the 500 block of Solway Street....
| May 3, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Hundreds of firefighters, combined with a massive air attack, were able to contain a fast-moving brush fire in Glendale Friday just hours after it was reported.
With the aid of several water-dropping helicopters, more than 200 firefighters were able...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Firefighters hope to have a brush fire that burned more than 175 acres in Monrovia out by Sunday evening.
The blaze started late Saturday morning in a residential backyard in northwest Monrovia and spread to rugged terrain in bordering wild lands. At one...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
After a morning hike in the Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County firefighters who work at Fire Camp 2 returned to their La Cañada Flintridge station, prepared to start an ordinary Monday.
But when they filed out of a fire truck, they found a...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in a building in downtown Glendale Monday that reignited hours after firefighters knocked down the original blaze.
Two firefighters suffered minor injures while battling the first blaze early Monday...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:02 PM
La Cañada Flintridge is heading into fire season under the watchful eye of Los Angeles County Asst. Fire Chief Dean McGuire.
McGuire, who worked on the 2009 Station fire, recently began covering the city after serving as battalion chief in the Santa...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Fire crews from Burbank and Glendale were called Thursday to help battle a raging 2,000-acre brush fire in Ventura County.
The Burbank Fire Department sent 13 fire personnel – including a battalion chief – as well as three engines to...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A brush fire has broken out in Glendale between the Ventura (134) and the Glendale (2) freeways, where the transition road has been shut down as firefighters move in.
The fire is on the ridge line of the 2100 block of Chevy Chase Drive and Glenoaks...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Burbank and Glendale city firefighters put out an apartment fire in the 500 block of Irving in Glendale Tuesday afternoon.
It was orginally reported that there were people possibly trapped inside, but authorities found no victims and the fire was...