| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:35 PM
A fire tore through a hillside home Monday evening in Glendale, police said.
The blaze broke out in the home in the 1400 block of Marion Drive shortly after 5 p.m., said city spokesman Tom Lorenz.
The fire began in a small structure beneath the single-...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
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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...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 10:09 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:40 PM
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,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
After a morning hike in the Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County firefighters who work at Fire Camp 2 returned to their La Cañada Flintridge station, prepared to start an ordinary Monday.
But when they filed out of a fire truck, they found a...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A brush fire has broken out in Glendale between the Ventura (134) and the Glendale (2) freeways, where the transition road has been shut down as firefighters move in.
The fire is on the ridge line of the 2100 block of Chevy Chase Drive and Glenoaks...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Dozens of firefighters were trying to get the upper hand on a brush fire in Glendale Friday afternoon as it threatened canyon homes and wrecked havoc on nearby freeways.
Evacuation orders were issued for homes in the 500 block of Solway Street....