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  • Financial support backs fire academy

    Financial support backs fire academy
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Glendale Fire Department honors acts of bravery

    Glendale Fire Department honors acts of bravery
    Off-duty firefighter Brian Williams was at home when he heard a loud explosion. He noticed fire coming from his neighbors' home garage, so he asked his father to call for help and then escorted his elderly neighbors to safety. His neighbors' pets were...
  • Small brush fire quickly extinguished near Glendale

    Firefighters extinguished a small brush fire that erupted Saturday afternoon on a hillside along the eastbound Ventura (134) and northbound Glendale (2) freeways, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.   Ground crews responded to a...
  • Firefighters battle two blazes in Glendale area, forcing freeway delays

    Glendale fire crews are battling two blazes, one of which has forced the closure of the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway interchange to the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway. Firefighters responded about 3:46 p.m. to a brush fire in Los Angeles near the...
  • Arizona wildfire: Local firefighters to attend memorial for hot shot crew

    Arizona wildfire: Local firefighters to attend memorial for hot shot crew
    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....
  • Video: Sharp fire now 40% contained in Angeles National Forest, two firefighters hurt

    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...
  • Glendale firefighter applications pour in

    Glendale firefighter applications pour in
    This post has been corrected. See details below. 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...
  • Blaze breaks out - twice - in same downtown Glendale building

    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...
  • First responders get there faster

    Fire officials say the expansion of their ambulance services program yielded faster response times in 2012 and is projected to save the city $2.1 million next fiscal year. The program — which began Jan. 9, 2012, with four basic life-support...
  • Firefighters battle residential blaze in Glendale

    Firefighters are responding to a second alarm house fire in Glendale, which was reported earlier today on North Jackson Street. Crews are continuing to battle the blaze in the 1300 block of North Jackson Street. Units from Burbank Fire have been...
  • Minor injuries reported in two-alarm house fire in Glendale

    Minor injuries reported in two-alarm house fire in Glendale
    Firefighters on Friday knocked down a two-alarm house fire in Glendale, where pack rat conditions complicated the response, officials said. The fire was reported at 1:03 p.m. at a single-story house in the 1300 block of North Jackson Street, where...