| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A mountain lion reportedly has been spotted in La Crescenta, the same community where a big black bear was caught and tranquilized last week after frequenting the neighborhood, especially on trash day.
Residents on Pineridge Drive were paid a visit...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:54 AM
An early blaze swept through a medical supplies store Thursday, causing $80,000 in damage, officials said.
No one was injured in the fire, which was reported about 2:56 a.m. at Ocean View Health Care on the 3400 block of Ocean View Boulevard, said...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 10:26 AM
No one was injured Saturday night when two fires broke out in Glendale and La Crescenta.
At 9:55 p.m., a fire started at a South Glendale apartment complex causing damage to five apartment units on the 800 block of E. Acacia Avenue.
The fire started...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Police say a blaze that ripped through an auto repair shop in Burbank early Saturday may not be related to rash of car fires that have swept through L.A. and portions of the San Fernando Valley.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Katherine Thompson stumbled into a job at the Glendale Fire Department nearly by accident.
The 29-year-old Los Angeles resident had a degree in theater and was looking to make a career change. She decided to attend nursing school and, while standing in...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:54 AM
A commercial fire that spread to an adjacent house Monday night in Burbank caused an estimated $44,000 in damage, officials said.
Burbank firefighters responded to the fire at about 5 p.m. Monday at Niagara Street and Olive Avenue, with billowing...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Firefighters were able to extinguish a "well-involved" house fire in North Glendale this morning as high winds threatened to spread the blaze to surrounding structures.
One occupant of the home suffered from minor smoke inhalation, but no other injuries...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:04 PM
A woman and man were arrested Wednesday after a resident spotted them stealing the caps off of fire hydrants, police said.
Luis Castaneda, 39, of Burbank, and Angelina Munoz, 50, of Sun Valley, were taken into custody about 9:40 p.m. in connection with...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:25 AM
A small fire briefly broke out at the construction site of the Rose Bowl's new press box Monday morning, but no one was injured and it self-extinguished before firefighters arrived.
The blaze was started by welders who accidentally set some insulation on...
| 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:...
| 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...