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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hotel chain donates mattresses to La Caņada firefighters

    Hotel chain donates mattresses to La Cañada firefighters
    After a morning hike in the Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County firefighters who work at Fire Camp 2 returned to their La Caņada Flintridge station, prepared to start an ordinary Monday. But when they filed out of a fire truck, they found a...
  • Firefighters hope to have Monrovia blaze out by Sunday evening

    Firefighters hope to have Monrovia blaze out by Sunday evening
    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...
  • Burbank, Glendale firefighters join Ventura County brush fire battle

    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...