wildfire

An Los Angeles County Sheriff blocks a road in a neighborhood while a wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Wildfire stops at LA suburbs as winds die down

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Ana winds that fanned a campfire into a wildfire that destroyed five homes and threatened foothill neighborhoods east of Los Angeles relented Thursday afternoon, halting the blaze in its tracks. […]

01/16/2014

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Fire at North I-5 quickly doused

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – County firefighters today put out a one-acre brush fire near the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway at State Route 138 near the Kern County border that was sparked by a mobile […]

01/16/2014

A helicopter drops water on a fire burning near homes on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Azusa, Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Colby Fire burns homes, forces evacuations, 2nd fire erupts

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 2,000 residents were evacuated and two homes burned in a wildfire that started early Thursday when three people tossed paper into a campfire in the dangerously dry and windy foothills […]

01/16/2014

A man walks off the rooftop after spraying water on his home as firefighters battle a wildfire on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Azusa, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

2 homes burn, 3 arrested in Colby Fire

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 2,000 residents were evacuated and two homes burned in a wildfire that started early Thursday when three people tossed paper into a campfire in the dangerously dry foothills of Southern […]

01/16/2014

A wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Colby Fire: 2k evacuees, 2 homes burned, 3 suspects booked

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say up to 2,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that burned two homes and threatened neighborhoods in dangerously dry foothills of Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains wildfire. […]

01/16/2014

A wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif., on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

FAA: Smoke plume not impacting LA air traffic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The huge smoke plume from a fire burning above foothill suburbs has spread across greater Los Angeles and out to sea, but the Federal Aviation Administration says it is not affecting […]

01/16/2014

LA County Fire Department's Ready Set Go video posted on YouTube.

Fire department’s action plan for residents

The Los Angeles County Fire Department website contains vital information for Southern California residents. The “Ready, Set, Go Wildire Action Plan” video provides tips and tools to successfully prepare for a wildfire. It teaches you […]

01/16/2014

Commuters make their way along the 210 freeway as a wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Structures burning in Colby wildfire

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Homes burned in a wildfire threatening neighborhoods in dangerously dry foothills of Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains on Thursday, fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds that spit embers into the city […]

01/16/2014

A wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Evacuations ordered as wildfire burns in San Gabriel Mountains

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burned out of control near homes in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains early Thursday, fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds that spit embers into neighborhoods […]

01/16/2014

A Cal Fire helicopter. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)

Wildfire burning in hills northeast of Los Angeles

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Crews are battling a wildfire burning out of control in the foothills northeast of Los Angeles as Southern California braces for another day of dry and windy weather conditions. Fire officials […]

01/16/2014

(AP Photo)

Brush fire briefly blocks LA freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Officials have reopened a key freeway junction in the Los Angeles area that was shut down for 90 minutes by a brush fire. City News Service reported Saturday that three fire […]

10/05/2013

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Cucamonga Canyon closed as fire prevention measure

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — San Bernardino National Forest officials have taken the unusual step of closing a popular natural area as a way to prevent wildfires. The Los Angeles Times says that for the […]

10/01/2013

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