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.
The boy was taken to a hospital with first- and second-degree burns on his face, neck and hips.
The Ranchero Road Bridge fire was ignited by a contractor cutting rebar with welding equipment around 1:30 p.m. Monday.
Five women suffered burns Friday in a cooking fire at a Cal State LA dorm room.
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.
Officials are warning drought conditions combined with dry vegetation may be setting Southern California up for a fierce fire season.
Authorities are cautioning families to be careful while handling boiling water when children are nearby.
A man was injured Thursday in an explosion at a mobile home park in Torrance that involved a possible methamphetamine lab, police said.
Four days before 19-year-old Derek Thomas was set to start playing football at Occidental College, his life changed forever.
A Murrieta man has been found guilty of killing his girlfriend and dumping and burning her body in a shopping center trash bin.
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.
One person is dead and another was hospitalized with burn injuries after an apartment fire in Lynwood, authorities said.
Two women were burned Thursday, one critically, in an apartment fire in Van Nuys.
The uncle of a 6-month-old girl seriously burned during a Southern California holiday barbecue has been arrested for child endangerment.
A 6-month-old baby was seriously burned when flames from a barbecue reached her stroller, authorities said.