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  • Fire headquarters at Bob Hope to get face-lift

    Fire headquarters at Bob Hope to get face-lift
    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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale firefighters learn from 'reality TV'

    Glendale firefighters learn from 'reality TV'
    Capt. Matthew Luchetta sat in the hot seat and called out commands Thursday to fellow firefighters as he took stock of a smoky three-story apartment building on Cypress Street. But it could have just as easily been a plane crash, hazardous materials...
  • Firefighters respond to vegetation fire near Glendale (2) Freeway [Updated]

    Glendale and Los Angeles firefighters are reportedly close to extinguishing a vegetation fire near the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway and Colorado Street. The size of the fire, which was reported about 2:15 p.m., was not immediately available. On-...
  • 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...
  • Fire guts apartment unit in Glendale

    Fire guts apartment unit in Glendale
    Burbank and Glendale city firefighters put out an apartment fire in the 500 block of Irving in Glendale Tuesday afternoon. It was orginally reported that there were people possibly trapped inside, but authorities found no victims and the fire was...
  • Pair accused of stealing caps off Burbank fire hydrants

    Pair accused of stealing caps off Burbank fire hydrants
    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...
  • Brief fire at Rose Bowl construction site self-extinguishes

    Brief fire at Rose Bowl construction site self-extinguishes
    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...
  • 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...