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  • Burbank, Glendale firefighters sent to help battle Colby Fire

    Burbank, Glendale firefighters sent to help battle Colby Fire
    Six engine companies from Glendale and Burbank fire departments were deployed Thursday to help hundreds of firefighters attack the raging Colby fire that blackened more than 1,700 acres near Glendora. The companies, as well as a Glendale fire water...
  • Overnight crews keep Colby fire from growing; blaze not yet contained

    Overnight crews keep Colby fire from growing; blaze not yet contained
    The Colby fire that has been burning above Glendora since Thursday morning did not increase in size overnight as crews took advantage of calmer winds to reinforce containment lines, officials reported Friday. More than 1,000 firefighters are now...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret

    818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret
    Good morning readers! Today is Wednesday, June 25. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 63. Here are your headlines for today: - Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills...
  • Brand Park fire nearly extinguished

    Brand Park fire nearly extinguished
    Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills above Brand Library Park since Sunday, with officials saying Tuesday evening that the conflagration is 90% contained. Glendale Fire Deputy Chief Greg Fish said fighting the 126-...
  • Brush fire quickly extinguished in Glendale

    Brush fire quickly extinguished in Glendale
    A second-alarm brush fire broke out Wednesday shortly before 5 p.m. in Chevy Chase Canyon in Glendale, authorities said. The fire was reported at 4:50 p.m. at Linda Vista Road and Figueroa Street, and was limited to brush, said Glendale Fire...
  • 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...
  • Firefighters who 'saved' John Krikorian's life visit him in hospital

    Firefighters who 'saved' John Krikorian's life visit him in hospital
    More than a week after collpasing at an award ceremony of an apparent heart attack, John Krikorian had some special guests visit him at Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit. Firefighters from Glendale's Fire Station 25 checked in on...
  • 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...
  • Commercial fire in Burbank spreads to house

    Commercial fire in Burbank spreads to house
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...