A third man was convicted Thursday of accidentally causing the 1,900-acre Colby wildfire after setting an illegal campfire in the Glendora Hills.
A portion of Glendora has been placed under a yellow level alert for flooding dangers ahead of a storm scheduled to move into the Southland Monday night.
At least one home in Azusa has sustained visible damage by this weekend’s intense rain and mudflow.
The few residents who braved the night in an evacuated Azusa neighborhood saw a strange sight Friday morning – smoke rising from the rain-soaked hills.
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for the Colby Fire burn area.
Residents in Glendora have hardly moved on from the damage left to their properties and surrounding land by the Colby Fire in January — now they face a new threat.
Residents affected by the recent Colby Fire in Glendora are not hesitating to prepare for California’s first Winter storm of the year.
Three men accused of starting the 1,900-acre Colby Fire pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges of illegally setting and failing to control an unauthorized campfire.
A federal grand jury has indicted three men on charges of causing a Los Angeles-area wildfire that burned five homes.
Glendora police say the flames erupted 600 yds north of 1100 N. Easley Canyon.
The three suspects accused of sparking the nearly 2,000-acre Colby Fire in San Gabriel Mountain foothills made their first appearance in a federal court Wednesday.
Jonathan Jarrell, 24, of Irwindale, 22-year-old Clifford Henry Jr. of Glendora and 21-year-old transient Steven Aguirre allegedly started a campfire early in the morning on Jan. 16.
The U.S. Forest Service said Monday the fire in the San Gabriel Mountains is 84 percent contained, with full containment expected Wednesday.
A wildfire that forced hundreds of residents out of their homes late last week was 78 percent contained on Sunday, authorities said.
A massive blaze in the suburbs of Glendora, dubbed the Colby wildfire, was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.