Register

wildfire

A firefighter clears brush as firefighters continues to battle the Colby Fire on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, near Azusa, Calif. Firefighters were chasing flare-ups Friday morning in the damaging wildfire that was largely tamed but kept thousands of people from their homes in the foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Full containment of Colby Fire expected today

GLENDORA (CNS) – The suspects in custody on suspicion of starting the nearly 2,000-acre Colby Fire last week are expected to appear in Los Angeles Federal Court today, the day when fire commanders expect the blaze to […]

01/21/2014

An aircraft drops fire retardant on the Colby Fire on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, near Azusa, Calif. Firefighters were chasing flare-ups Friday morning in the damaging wildfire that was largely tamed but kept thousands of people from their homes in the foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Colby Fire 78 percent contained

GLENDORA (CNS) – Firefighters worked through the night to improve the 78 percent containment line around the five-day-old fire in the San Gabriel foothills above Glendora, U.S. Forest Service officials said. The Colby Fire affected neighborhoods along […]

01/20/2014

Family members comfort each other as they evacuate their home as firefighters battle a wildfire, Jan. 16, 2014, in Azusa, Calif. 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 in the city below, igniting trees. Evacuations were ordered for houses at the edge of the fire. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Crews chase flare-ups in Colby fire

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were chasing flare-ups Friday morning in a damaging wildfire that was largely tamed but kept thousands of people from their homes in the foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles. Scattered […]

01/17/2014

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

(AP Photo)

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

(AP File Photo)

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

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,172 other followers