| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:50 PM
A red flag fire warning for strong to moderate Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity has been issued across Southern California, the National Weather Service said.
The agency said temperatures will be in the 90s in inland areas and that wind gusts...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:40 PM
The Glendale Fire Department received key support this week for an upcoming firefighter academy as hundreds of applicants hoping to be selected took written exams.
The support came from the City Council, which on Tuesday approved the allocation of $624,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:38 AM
To provide an up-close look at how its cadets train, the Verdugo Fire Academy of Glendale Community College hosted an open house for the school’s faculty and staff on Thursday in which three fire trucks and equipment were displayed and...
| 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 Caņada 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...
| 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 Caņada 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...