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Los Angeles apartment fire kills 2, injures 3

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a fire tore through a Los Angeles apartment building early Thursday, killing two people and injuring three others. Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said more than 100 firefighters […]

12/12/2013

Residents returning after LA high-rise fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of residents are being allowed back into a Los Angeles high-rise after a fire that displaced as many as 150. Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott says about 50 people from […]

10/21/2013

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LA County to shift 500 inmates to fire camp crews

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 500 inmates in Los Angeles County lockups will be shifted to firefighting camps in the area’s mountains. The Los Angeles Times says the Board of Supervisors’ decision Tuesday is […]

09/18/2013

Firefighters work to rescue 2 from LA trench

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters are conducting a rescue operation in a construction trench in Pacific Palisades. Two construction workers were reported trapped in a trench collapse around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

03/14/2013

Waves in Malibu

Rotting Whale Towed To Sea

MALIBU (CNS) – The rotting carcass of a 41-foot fin whale is floating 20 miles off the Malibu coast, after a businessman and homeowners paid to tow it away. The whale had been killed by a ship. Government agencies disagreed who should handle the cleanup.

12/10/2012

Los Angeles firefighter motorcycle response team

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters on motorcycles are skirting Los Angeles road congestion and getting to places where bigger vehicles can’t. The Fire Department’s five-member unit of two-wheeled first responders can get to an injured […]

09/24/2012

Fire department warns of generator danger

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Fire Department official warned the public today to exercise caution when using portable electric generators during power outages, which can occur during the sort of hot weather the Southland has […]

08/31/2012

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