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  • 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...
  • Three-alarm fire breaks out above Paradise Pastry in Glendale

    Three-alarm fire breaks out above Paradise Pastry in Glendale
    Firefighters battled an early morning three-alarm fire that broke out above Glendale's popular Paradise Pastry on Saturday, causing extensive water damage and temporarily closing the business, officials said.  Flames were reported on the second floor of...
  • 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...
  • Brush fire in Glendale closes streets, some evacuations ordered

    Brush fire in Glendale closes streets, some evacuations ordered
    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...
  • Glendale brush fire threatens homes, shuts down freeways

    Glendale brush fire threatens homes, shuts down freeways
    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....
  • Firefighters quickly contain Glendale fire, remain vigilant overnight

    Firefighters quickly contain Glendale fire, remain vigilant overnight
    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...
  • Fire Chief Q&A: Watch the weather, be prepared

    Fire Chief Q&A: Watch the weather, be prepared
    La Cañada 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...
  • 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...