Los Angeles County Fire Department


Bees attack after car crash

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE (CNS) – A car involved in a two-vehicle crash hit a tree and disturbed a beehive in La Canada Flintridge today, causing bees to attack and sting both drivers hundreds of times […]


(AP Photo)

60 commute resumes a day after a flaming big rig shuts down freeway

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) – A truck hauling hydrogen caught fire on a Southern California freeway that had to be shut down in both directions while firefighters sprayed the big-rig continuously for several hours. Authorities […]


Chris MacKenzie (l) and Kevin Woyjeck,two firefighters with Southern California roots who were killed while battling an Arizona wildfire. (AP Photo)

Firefighters ceremony in Los Alamitos

LOS ALAMITOS (CNS) – The bodies of two firefighters with Southern California roots who were killed while battling an Arizona wildfire were returned to the Southland today and placed in hearses during a mostly silent […]


(AP Photo)

2nd body found after SoCal midair collision

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have found a second body at the Southern California site where a small plane crashed after a midair collision with another small plane that managed to make a belly landing on a golf course.


Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

Half dozen stranded hikers rescued in mountains

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A half-dozen stranded hikers have been rescued safely in Southern California mountain areas.


Signal Hill oil spill

SIGNAL HILL (CNS) – An oil spill at a Signal Hill oil tank farm today prompted the closure of Atlantic Avenue between Willow and Spring Streets. The spill at 2700 N. Olive Ave. was reported […]


Williams Fire now 15 percent contained

AZUSA (CNS) – Firefighters today battled a wildfire that has scorched some 3,600 acres in the Angeles National Forest and was not expected to be fully surrounded until Sept. 13, but they succeeded in lengthening […]



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