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Dozens Remain Evacuated After Methane Gas Leak In Hawthorne

Hawthorne police say a methane gas leak in the area has prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents.

09/14/2013

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27-Acre Brush Fire In La Verne 90 Percent Contained

Firefighters have nearly contained a two-alarm brush fire in the city of La Verne that destroyed at least one structure and prompted evacuations in the area.

09/13/2013

A view of the 101 fire from a residential neighborhood. (credit: Rick Thomas/UGC/CBS)

Burning Volkswagen Sparks 170-Acre Brush Fire Near 101 Freeway In Calabasas

A burning Volkswagen Beetle on the side of the Ventura (101) Freeway spread flames to adjacent brush, closing the westbound freeway briefly west of Las Virgenes Road.

08/18/2013

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Full Containment Of 20,292-Acre Silver Fire Expected Monday

Firefighters continued to make progress overnight battling Southern California’s latest destructive wildfire, which burned 26 homes and threatened more than 500 others in the San Jacinto Mountains.

08/11/2013

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Sharp Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted For Wrightwood

Evacuation orders resulting from the “Sharp” fire were lifted for the community of Wrightwood, authorities said Sunday.

08/11/2013

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Silver Fire Near Banning Grows To 18K Acres

Thousands of Riverside County residents were under mandatory evacuation orders Friday as crews battled a wildfire that has scorched 18,000 acres.

08/09/2013

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Local Emergency Declared As Silver Fire Spreads To 14K Acres, 20 Percent Contained

Authorities Thursday declared a local emergency and issued new evacuation orders as a fast-moving wildfire near Banning grew to 14,000 acres and was 20 percent contained as of Thursday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Evacuation Warning Issued For Apple Canyon As Mudslide Threat Looms

The wildfire that destroyed seven homes and threatened the mountain town of Idyllwild was sluggish after a thunderstorm drenched the timberland and settled over the mountains Monday, threatening to trigger mudslides and flash flooding to the freshly burned area.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted For Idyllwild, Fern Valley

Authorities Sunday said they were lifting evacuation orders for Idyllwild and Fern Valley as a threat to those communities from the 42-square-mile Mountain Fire had diminished.

07/21/2013

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720-Acre Rancho Fire Now 85 Percent Contained

Firefighters Saturday said a 720-acre brush fire in Kern County is 85 percent contained.

07/19/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Mountain Fire 15 Percent Contained, 27K Acres Burned

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 24,800 acres and remained 15 percent contained Friday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Riverside County Officials Declare Local Emergency As Mountain Fire Grows To 22.8K Acres

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 22,800 acres and remains 15 percent contained Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

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Mountain Fire In Idyllwild Grows to 9K Acres, 10 Percent Contained

A brush fire burning in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 8,000 acres and was 10 percent contained Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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Power Lines A Growing Concern As 3000-Acre Kern County Fire Burns Into The Night

A fast-moving brush fire has forced evacuations at a Kern County high school, authorities said Wednesday.

05/15/2013

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Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuations In Van Nuys

Police are investigating a bomb threat Wednesday morning that prompted evacuations of residents in a Van Nuys neighborhood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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