| Jan 2, 2012
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:54 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:25 AM
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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:40 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:05 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:12 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:51 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
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...