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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...