| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Firefighters doused a quarter-acre fire Sunday at Scholl Canyon Park, officials said.
Witnesses reported seeing the fire about 12:36 p.m. on a hillside at the park in the 2800 block of East Glenoaks Boulevard, Glendale police officials said.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
The wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest is about 25% contained, although firefighters were hoping that rain would arrive in the afternoon, authorities said Wednesday.
The blaze, known as the Williams fire, has burned about 3,800 acres since...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 6:14 PM
A congressional hearing that would have taken testimony from top forest and firefighting officials on the response to the devastating Station fire has been rescheduled for Oct. 12 in Pasadena.
The hearing was originally to be held Aug. 10 but was...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Earlier this week, the Burbank Fire Department held a “Badge Pinning Ceremony,” honoring the promotions of Travont “Tray” White and of Jason Murphy, who rose to the ranks of captain and engineer, respectively.
In addition, Captain...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 1:57 PM
More than two years after the devastating Station fire, the U.S. Forest Service has yet to establish guidelines for firefighting night flights over rugged terrain in the Angeles National Forest — frustrating local officials who say the agency is...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Business Life magazine publisher John Krikorian, father of Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian, collapsed today while accepting an award at the annual Glendale Fire Department luncheon.
Midway through his acceptance speech, John Krikorian...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:05 PM
John Krikorian, the publisher of Business Life magazine, has regained consciousness and is in stable condition after collapsing of an apparent heart attack earlier today at a Fire Department awards ceremony.
Krikorian, the father of Glendale school board...
| May 20, 2011
| 2:18 PM
GLENDALE — Rain this week may have added needed moisture to parched hillsides, but officials warned that fire danger remains high.
Small fires have already blackened several acres in Southern California, including a light brush fire near the Jet...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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:...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Fire crews from Los Angeles, Glendale, Los Angeles County and the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday converged on a hillside above Sunland for a joint firefighting exercise just days after three brush fires broke across the Southland.
The fires were sparked...