Brush Fire

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California Bill Lets On-The-Job Firefighters Take Out Drones

A Southern California lawmaker co-introduced legislation in Sacramento Monday that would allow first-responders to disable or damage drones that interfere with emergency operations.



Fire Chars 120 Acres, Forces Evacuations In Wrightwood Area

A 120-acre fire has forced evacuations in the Wrightwood area, including 90 Girl Scouts from a nearby campground.


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‘It Was Terrifying,’ Said Drivers On I-15 In Recounting Moments After Wildfire Erupted

For drivers trapped in their vehicles on a Southland freeway when a massive blaze erupted, it was a sight like they’d never seen.


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Ortega Highway Remains Closed After Brush Fire Erupts In Lake Elsinore

At 2 p.m., the highway is scheduled to re-open, according to CHP officers.



Small Brush Fire Closes Highway 74 In Both Directions

One structure is threatened.


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Brush Fire Burns 10 Acres East Of Corona Airport

Several homes in Corona have been evacuated as firefighters battle a blaze just east of the airport.


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Firefighters Mop Up 241 Fire In Orange County

A brush fire accidentally sparked by a Caltrans crew working near Irvine Lake was 90 percent contained Wednesday, authorities said.



‘Abandoned’ Homes Destroyed In Irvine Lake Brush Fire

Three vacant homes were destroyed Monday in a 250-acre brush fire in unincorporated Orange, authorities said.


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Crews Responding To 6-Acre Fire In Redlands

Firefighters were responding to a six-acre vegetation fire in Redlands.



Firefighters Contain Small Vegetation Fire In Riverside County’s Cherry Valley

More than one hundred firefighters were assigned Friday to battle a vegetation fire in Riverside County.



Crews Quickly Knock Down Small Brush Fire In Glendale

The second-alarm blaze ignited around 5:30 p.m. near the 1100 block of Avonoak Terrace, according to the Glendale Fire Department.


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Brush Fire Burns Along Laguna Canyon Road In Laguna

No structures are threatened.


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Evacuation Orders Lifted For 150-Acre Brush Fire In Moreno Valley

Firefighters have stopped the spread of a 150-acre fire that erupted on a Moreno Valley hillside.


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Crews Battling Fast-Moving Brush Fire In Moreno Valley

The fire was reported near Merwin Street and Alessandro Boulevard around 8:30 p.m. and had spread to 175 acres by around 11 p.m. according to CAL FIRE Riverside officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2015

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300-Acre Brush Fire Near Lompoc 55 Percent Contained

A vegetation fire was reported in the 1500 block of Burton Mesa around 1:30 p.m. and had grown to nearly 300 acres by 6 p.m., prompting authorities to evacuate approximately 1,200 people in surrounding areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2015