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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Fire officials: Don't let the rain fool you

    Fire officials: Don't let the rain fool you
    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...
  • Think Again: Why closing libraries is wrong

    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. Each week,...
  • Firefighters knock down house blaze in North Glendale amid high winds

    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...
  • Firefighters battle house garage fire in Glendale [Updated]

    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:...
  • Burbank Fire Department promotes two, names spokesman

    Burbank Fire Department promotes two, names spokesman
    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...
  • Night flight delay sparks criticism

    Night flight delay sparks criticism
    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...
  • Mountain lion reportedly spotted in La Crescenta

    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...