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  • 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...
  • Firefighters knock down small brush fire

    Firefighters knock down small brush fire
    Firefighters contained a small brush fire Tuesday afternoon before it spread to nearby homes in a north Glendale neighborhood, police said. The fire, which was reported at 3:29 p.m., engulfed a wood fence, palm trees and brush near homes in the 1300...
  • Furniture fires, seven minutes apart, set on two Glendale streets

    A couch and mattress on sidewalks on two different streets in Glendale were set on fire seven minutes apart early Saturday, according to the Glendale Police Department. A mattress was set on fire at the 200 block of West Lomita Avenue at 2:30 a.m. on...
  • Damage estimate from strip mall fire totals $2.25 million

    Damage estimate from strip mall fire totals $2.25 million
    Firefighters on Tuesday were still investigating the cause of a three-alarm blaze that tore through a Glendale strip mall, destroying several longtime businesses. Fire officials estimated damage from the blaze was about $2.25 million. PHOTOS: Commercial...
  • Adams Hills fire still under investigation

    The cause of a 2-acre brush fire on Sunday that prompted the evacuation of 10 homes in the Adams Hills neighborhood is still under investigation, officials said. No one was injured during the blaze, which started at 11:21 a.m. in hillside brush to the...
  • Burbank, Glendale firefighters sent to help battle Colby Fire

    Burbank, Glendale firefighters sent to help battle Colby Fire
    Six engine companies from Glendale and Burbank fire departments were deployed Thursday to help hundreds of firefighters attack the raging Colby fire that blackened more than 1,700 acres near Glendora. The companies, as well as a Glendale fire water...
  • Overnight crews keep Colby fire from growing; blaze not yet contained

    Overnight crews keep Colby fire from growing; blaze not yet contained
    The Colby fire that has been burning above Glendora since Thursday morning did not increase in size overnight as crews took advantage of calmer winds to reinforce containment lines, officials reported Friday. More than 1,000 firefighters are now...
  • Glendale Fire Department swears in former buildings official as new fire marshal

    This posted has been corrected. See details below. There’s a new marshal in town. Fire marshal, that is. Stuart Tom, who for the past 16 years was the face of all things to do with building permits in Glendale, was sworn in Thursday as the city&...
  • Three-alarm fire breaks out above Paradise Pastry in Glendale

    Three-alarm fire breaks out above Paradise Pastry in Glendale
    Firefighters battled an early morning three-alarm fire that broke out above Glendale's popular Paradise Pastry on Saturday, causing extensive water damage and temporarily closing the business, officials said.  Flames were reported on the second floor of...
  • Fire reveals marijuana growing operation in South Glendale

    Fire reveals marijuana growing operation in South Glendale
    Police are investigating the owner of an illegal marijuana growing site discovered by firefighters last weekend in a south Glendale apartment after heavy smoke was seen coming from a window, officials said. Detectives haven't arrested anyone in...
  • National Weather Service issues red flag fire warning

    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...