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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale PD arrests man for alleged phone scam, Burbank house fire kills pet cat

    818 Roundup: Glendale PD arrests man for alleged phone scam, Burbank house fire kills pet cat
    Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, May 23. Weather in the Glendale area will reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59, National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - Glendale police have arrested a 62-year-old Los Angeles man for...
  • Combined doughnut shop, Chinese restaurant damaged in fire

    A joint doughnut shop and Chinese restaurant inside a La Crescenta strip mall was damaged by an electrical fire early Friday morning, according fire officials. The blaze at Daily Donuts China Express at 2550 Foothill Blvd. was reported at 5:45 a.m. and...
  • Fire extensively damages duplex

    A fire significantly damaged a duplex at 1443 E. Broadway Sunday morning, while the occupants were able to escape without any injuries, fire officials said. At around 11:05 a.m. the power went out at the structure, prompting the residents to head...
  • Fire damage to Glendale home estimated at $75,000

    A fire that ripped through a home’s attic on Friday caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, officials said Monday. No one was injured in the blaze Friday night after firefighters rescued a resident from the single-story home in the 1800 block of...
  • Glendale donates fire ladder truck to Glendale Community College academy

    Glendale donates fire ladder truck to Glendale Community College academy
    Cadets at the Verdugo Fire Academy will soon get to practice life-saving skills on a 100-foot ladder truck. The Glendale Fire Department on Monday donated the surplus 1990 Seagrave ladder truck to the Glendale Community College academy, which trains...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Fire cadets strut their stuff

    Fire cadets strut their stuff
    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...