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.
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.
LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — Gusty winds have delayed containment of a 408-acre wildfire in the high desert Lone Pine area. The Inyo County blaze broke out Sunday morning north of State Route 136 in the Owens Valley river bottom about 200 miles north of LA.
LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — California fire bosses say a wind-driven 406-acre wildfire east of Lone Pine should be surrounded on Wednesday. The Inyo County blaze broke out Sunday morning north of State Route 136 in the high desert Owens Valley.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Eight people have been hurt, three critically, when flames swept through an old Los Angeles harbor area apartment building.
(AP) – State police say an autopsy shows the gunman who lured two New York firefighters to their deaths died of a self-inflicted shot to the head and wasn’t hit by return fire from a police officer.
WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — Funerals have been scheduled Sunday and Monday for the two volunteer firefighters who were shot and killed while responding to a fire near Rochester, N.Y. on Christmas Eve.
ATLANTA (AP) – An Atlanta elementary school has been evacuated and nearly 50 people have been sent to hospitals because of potentially lethal carbon monoxide levels.
NEW YORK (AP) – A huge fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire […]
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – An audit shows half the businesses billed for required Orange County hazardous materials inspections were never examined by firefighters. The Orange County Fire Authority is required to conduct inspections at […]