PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters continue to take advantage of cool, moist air as they work to surround a huge area scorched by a wildfire north of Los Angeles. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Without even thinking, Joe Ortner rattles off a list of items on his family’s dairy farm that could kill you: 1,000 gallons of diesel, 500 gallons of gas, cleaning chemicals in the […]
FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters had to battle terrain as much as flames as they worked to surround a wildfire entering its third day in harsh hills and mountains north of Los Angeles. Temperatures […]
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say firefighters are gaining a handle of a brushfire that broke out in the hills of Glendale, prompting the evacuation of nearly 3,000 homes and a freeway closure. City Fire […]
ARCADIA (CNS) – The fire-danger level in the Angeles National Forest was raised today from “moderate” to “high” because of a lack of significant winter rain and a large amount of tall dry grass, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts, a newspaper reported.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Weapons exercises at Southern California’s Camp Pendleton Marine base caused a wildfire in warm, windy conditions that has grown to more than 80 acres.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say Santa Barbara County jail is on lockdown after inmates started a fire, refused to evacuate from their cells and taunted firefighters sent to put it out.
FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have fully contained the remnants of a wind-driven wildfire that burned two homes and threatened more than 100 others in rural Ventura County.
FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in rural Ventura County say a wind-whipped wildfire is 80% contained. Easing winds on Tuesday gave a team of about 400 firefighters a chance to douse the 170-acre wildfire that burned two homes and threatened 160 others.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angles fire officials say six boys got stuck on a precarious hillside while hiking and had to be hoisted out by helicopter.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have helped a homeless couple deliver their baby girl at a Southern California homeless encampment.