| May 8, 2013
| 4:02 PM
La Caņada Flintridge is heading into fire season under the watchful eye of Los Angeles County Asst. Fire Chief Dean McGuire.
McGuire, who worked on the 2009 Station fire, recently began covering the city after serving as battalion chief in the Santa...
| 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....
| May 3, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Hundreds of firefighters, combined with a massive air attack, were able to contain a fast-moving brush fire in Glendale Friday just hours after it was reported.
With the aid of several water-dropping helicopters, more than 200 firefighters were able...
| 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...
| 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 Caņada Flintridge station, prepared to start an ordinary Monday.
But when they filed out of a fire truck, they found a...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 5:41 PM
While he can’t read yet, my 2-year-old son has a passion for books. Every time he enters my office he heads straight for the bookcase.
I blame Glendale’s Casa Verdugo Library children’s program, which he attends every week.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 11:44 AM
Glendale firefighters are knocking down a residential garage fire near Isabel and E. Dryden Street north of the Ventura (134) Freeway.
It was not immediately known what caused the blaze. Firefighters continued to extinguish flames and hot spots as of 7:...
| Jan 30, 2011
Twenty years after the temporary fire station at Bob Hope Airport was built, officials this week appropriated $117,000 to make the building a bit more livable.
The fire station comprises a group of trailers inside a hangar near the intersection of the...