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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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,...
  • Hotel chain donates mattresses to La Cañada 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 Cañada 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...