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  • 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...
  • Fire reveals marijuana growing operation in South Glendale

    Fire reveals marijuana growing operation in South Glendale
    Police are investigating the owner of an illegal marijuana growing site discovered by firefighters last weekend in a south Glendale apartment after heavy smoke was seen coming from a window, officials said. Detectives haven't arrested anyone in...
  • 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,...
  • Fire damages home, occupants unhurt

    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...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale PD arrests man for alleged phone scam, Burbank house fire kills pet cat

    818 Roundup: Glendale PD arrests man for alleged phone scam, Burbank house fire kills pet cat
    Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, May 23. Weather in the Glendale area will reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59, National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - Glendale police have arrested a 62-year-old Los Angeles man for...
  • Adams Hills fire still under investigation

    The cause of a 2-acre brush fire on Sunday that prompted the evacuation of 10 homes in the Adams Hills neighborhood is still under investigation, officials said. No one was injured during the blaze, which started at 11:21 a.m. in hillside brush to the...
  • Furniture fires, seven minutes apart, set on two Glendale streets

    A couch and mattress on sidewalks on two different streets in Glendale were set on fire seven minutes apart early Saturday, according to the Glendale Police Department. A mattress was set on fire at the 200 block of West Lomita Avenue at 2:30 a.m. on...
  • Damage estimate from strip mall fire totals $2.25 million

    Damage estimate from strip mall fire totals $2.25 million
    Firefighters on Tuesday were still investigating the cause of a three-alarm blaze that tore through a Glendale strip mall, destroying several longtime businesses. Fire officials estimated damage from the blaze was about $2.25 million. PHOTOS: Commercial...
  • Combined doughnut shop, Chinese restaurant damaged in fire

    A joint doughnut shop and Chinese restaurant inside a La Crescenta strip mall was damaged by an electrical fire early Friday morning, according fire officials. The blaze at Daily Donuts China Express at 2550 Foothill Blvd. was reported at 5:45 a.m. and...
  • Firefighters knock down small brush fire

    Firefighters knock down small brush fire
    Firefighters contained a small brush fire Tuesday afternoon before it spread to nearby homes in a north Glendale neighborhood, police said. The fire, which was reported at 3:29 p.m., engulfed a wood fence, palm trees and brush near homes in the 1300...
  • Glendale Fire Department swears in former buildings official as new fire marshal

    This posted has been corrected. See details below. There’s a new marshal in town. Fire marshal, that is. Stuart Tom, who for the past 16 years was the face of all things to do with building permits in Glendale, was sworn in Thursday as the city&...