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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...
  • Blaze breaks out - twice - in same downtown Glendale building

    Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in a building in downtown Glendale Monday that reignited hours after firefighters knocked down the original blaze. Two firefighters suffered minor injures while battling the first blaze early Monday...
  • Arizona wildfire: Local firefighters to attend memorial for hot shot crew

    Arizona wildfire: Local firefighters to attend memorial for hot shot crew
    Firefighters from Burbank, Glendale and L.A. County stations in La Ca˝ada Flintridge will be attending a memorial service today in Prescott, Ariz. to honor 19 Granite Mountain hotshots who died battling a wind-driven wildfire on June 30. About 300 L.A....
  • 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,...
  • Mountain lion reportedly spotted in La Crescenta

    A mountain lionáreportedly 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...
  • Blaze causes $80K in damage to Glendale business

    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...
  • In Glendale and La Crescenta, two house fires on Saturday night

    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...
  • Police: Auto repair shop fire may be coincidence

    Police: Auto repair shop fire may be coincidence
    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...
  • Cadets ready for next level after Verdugo Fire Academy graduation

    Cadets ready for next level after Verdugo Fire Academy graduation
    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...