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  • Firefighters quickly douse small fire at Scholl Canyon Landfill

    Firefighters quickly douse small fire at Scholl Canyon Landfill
    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. No one...
  • Firefighters battling Angeles National Forest blaze hope for rain

    Firefighters battling Angeles National Forest blaze hope for rain
    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...
  • Residents reminded about fire insurance

    Residents reminded about fire insurance
    LA CA√ĎADA FLINTRIDGE — Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday advised foothill residents to make sure their homes are protected and insured amid this year's already devastating fire season. Supervisor Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County...
  • Date set for Station fire hearing

    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...
  • 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...
  • Magazine publisher John Krikorian collapses while accepting Glendale Fire award

    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...
  • John Krikorian regains consciousness at hospital

    John Krikorian regains consciousness at hospital
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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:...