Firefighter

Half of county hazmat inspections weren't done

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 […]

09/27/2012

Trial ordered over alleged attack on firefighter

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – A Riverside County man will stand trial for allegedly running over a firefighter’s foot during a wildfire. The North County Times says a judge ruled Tuesday that there’s enough evidence to […]

09/26/2012

Williams Fire 91 percent contained

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire in a rugged area of the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles is expected to be fully contained by early Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire […]

09/11/2012

16 Complex Fire in Colusa County fully contained

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Firefighters have contained a once massive wildfire burning across two counties in Northern California. CalFire spokesman Daniel Berlant said Tuesday that crews have surrounded the Sixteen Complex fire in Colusa and […]

09/11/2012

Williams fire 48 percent contained, thanks to John

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters braced for drier weather Thursday after remnants of a tropical storm helped them gain ground on a 4,180-acre blaze in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Crews were […]

09/06/2012

Light rains, lower temps aid battle against Williams blaze

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters are braced for drier weather today, but remnants of a tropical storm have helped them gain ground on a blaze in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. […]

09/06/2012

Firefighter killed as wildfires rage across West

(AP) – A firefighter was killed in Idaho and another firefighter in Oregon had to deploy her emergency fire shelter as wildfires continue to rage across the West. The U.S. Forest Service says firefighter Anne […]

08/13/2012

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