Burn

Richard (right) and Peter Grossman at the Grossman Burn Center (Photo courtesy SoCal Edison)

New Helipad At West Hills Hospital To Expand Access For Critical Burn Patients

A new helipad at West Hills Hospital could make a big difference for critical burn patients throughout the region.

09/30/2014

powerhouse flames

KNX Ready Or Not: Controlled Burns

Controlled burns are often used to prevent wildfires, but one expert says those burns just delay the inevitable – and they can make fires even worse.

09/18/2014

Teen boys are taking the "Fire Challenge" on line. Not a good idea say fire authorities. (credit: CBS)

OC Teen Injured Doing ‘Fire Challenge’ For Online Dare

The boy was taken to a hospital with first- and second-degree burns on his face, neck and hips.

08/02/2014

(credit: CBS)

Officials Reopen All I-15 Lanes After Ranchero Road Bridge Fire

The Ranchero Road Bridge fire was ignited by a contractor cutting rebar with welding equipment around 1:30 p.m. Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

(credit: CBS)

2 Women Critically Burned While Cooking At Cal State LA

Five women suffered burns Friday in a cooking fire at a Cal State LA dorm room.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2012

generic_graphic_fire_line_truck_danger

Man Suffers Burns To More Than 85 Percent Of Body In Apartment Fire

A 35-year-old man suffered burns on more than 85 percent of his body Monday when a fire ignited inside an apartment in Koreatown.

09/17/2012

The historic Station Fire of 2009 burned through more than 250 square miles of land north of Los Angeles, proving to be the biggest and most deadly in a series of wildfires that summer. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Worry SoCal Fire Officials

Officials are warning drought conditions combined with dry vegetation may be setting Southern California up for a fierce fire season.

07/10/2012

(credit: CBS)

Authorities Say 2 Badly Burned Toddlers Serve As Cautionary Tale On Handling Boiling Water

Authorities are cautioning families to be careful while handling boiling water when children are nearby.

06/27/2012

(credit: CBS)

Man Injured In Possible Meth Lab Explosion In Torrance

A man was injured Thursday in an explosion at a mobile home park in Torrance that involved a possible methamphetamine lab, police said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Teen To Be Released From Hospital 1 Year After Fiery Wreck

Four days before 19-year-old Derek Thomas was set to start playing football at Occidental College, his life changed forever.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

(credit: CBS)

Murrieta Man Convicted Of Murdering His Girlfriend, Burning Her Body

A Murrieta man has been found guilty of killing his girlfriend and dumping and burning her body in a shopping center trash bin.

05/03/2011

(MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Angeles National Forest To Be Restored 2 Years After Station Fire

Two years after arson led to the largest fire in Los Angeles County history, officials are expected to announce an effort to restore tens of thousands of acres in some of the most severely charred areas of the Angeles National Forest.

04/15/2011

(AP Photo/Branimir Kvartuc)

1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Apartment Fire In Lynwood

One person is dead and another was hospitalized with burn injuries after an apartment fire in Lynwood, authorities said.

02/03/2011

2 Burned, 1 Critically, In Van Nuys Apartment Fire

Two women were burned Thursday, one critically, in an apartment fire in Van Nuys.

01/20/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Man Arrested After His 6-Month-Old Niece Suffers Serious Burns

The uncle of a 6-month-old girl seriously burned during a Southern California holiday barbecue has been arrested for child endangerment.

01/18/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,678 other followers