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  • 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...
  • Fire sparked near Glendale homes is quickly extinguished

    Fire sparked near Glendale homes is quickly extinguished
    A small fire on Wednesday that briefly threatened hillside homes on Deermont Road was quickly extinguished, officials said. A Los Angeles City Fire Department helicopter made several water drops on the fire, which was contained to less than an acre in...
  • Firefighters contain residential blaze in East Glendale

    Firefighters contain residential blaze in East Glendale
    Firefighters on Tuesday successfully contained a blaze to attic area of a multi-unit residential building in East Glendale, a city spokesman said. The building in the 300 block of McHenry Road was evacuated of one tenant, but there were no immediate...
  • Cause of small blaze above Brand Park in Glendale under investigation

    Firefighters say there were no “obvious ignition sources” for a 1 1/2-acre blaze Sunday above Brand Park, which left open the possibility of human causes. No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported about 2:30 p.m. above the park in...
  • 210 Freeway fire is knocked down, contained to 1 acre

    210 Freeway fire is knocked down, contained to 1 acre
    Firefighters put out a roughly 1-acre blaze that blackened trees and brush on the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway, east of Pennsylvania Avenue, officials said. Witnesses reported smoke and fire about 12:55 p.m., prompting Los Angeles County Fire...
  • 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...
  • Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again

    Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again
    The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners. Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
  • 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...