| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Firefighters on Tuesday successfully contained a blaze to attic area of a multi-unit residential building in East Glendale, a city spokesman said.
The building in the 300 block of McHenry Road was evacuated of one tenant, but there were no immediate...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Firefighters say there were no “obvious ignition sources” for a 1 1/2-acre blaze Sunday above Brand Park, which left open the possibility of human causes.
No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported about 2:30 p.m. above the park in...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Firefighters put out a roughly 1-acre blaze that blackened trees and brush on the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway, east of Pennsylvania Avenue, officials said.
Witnesses reported smoke and fire about 12:55 p.m., prompting Los Angeles County Fire...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Firefighters doused a quarter-acre fire Sunday at Scholl Canyon Park, officials said.
Witnesses reported seeing the fire about 12:36 p.m. on a hillside at the park in the 2800 block of East Glenoaks Boulevard, Glendale police officials said.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
The wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest is about 25% contained, although firefighters were hoping that rain would arrive in the afternoon, authorities said Wednesday.
The blaze, known as the Williams fire, has burned about 3,800 acres since...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Capt. Matthew Luchetta sat in the hot seat and called out commands Thursday to fellow firefighters as he took stock of a smoky three-story apartment building on Cypress Street. But it could have just as easily been a plane crash, hazardous materials...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Glendale and Los Angeles firefighters are reportedly close to extinguishing a vegetation fire near the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway and Colorado Street.
The size of the fire, which was reported about 2:15 p.m., was not immediately available.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners.
Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Fire crews from Los Angeles, Glendale, Los Angeles County and the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday converged on a hillside above Sunland for a joint firefighting exercise just days after three brush fires broke across the Southland.
The fires were sparked...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:51 PM
A small fire on Wednesday that briefly threatened hillside homes on Deermont Road was quickly extinguished, officials said.
A Los Angeles City Fire Department helicopter made several water drops on the fire, which was contained to less than an acre in...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A mountain lion reportedly has been spotted in La Crescenta, the same community where a big black bear was caught and tranquilized last week after frequenting the neighborhood, especially on trash day.
Residents on Pineridge Drive were paid a visit...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
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...