Fire Danger

FILE PHOTO (credit: CBS)

Fire Danger Lowers In Southern California Forest

The lower rating took effect Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–12/26/2014

Firefighters work to gain ground on the so-called “Colby Fire” on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

Agencies Warn 2014 Could Be Worst Fire Season To Date

Drought conditions and several illegal fireworks busts have local agencies extremely worried about the upcoming fire season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Red Flag Warning For SoCal To Take Effect Sunday

A red flag warning is expected to go into effect on Sunday for much of Southern California, the National Weather Service announced.


(credit: CBS)

Strong Wind Gusts, High Temps Force Red Flag Warning In Southland

A red flag warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for much of the Southland, which has been hit with strong winds and high temperatures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014


Red Flag Warning In Effect For Much Of SoCal

A red flag warning was in effect for much of the Southland Wednesday due to potentially strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity levels, the National Weather Service said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

fire danger red flag

Red Flag Warning Continues Through Late Wednesday For SoCal

Red Flag warning will be in effect through Wednesday due to potentially strong Santa Ana winds and low humidities, the National Weather Service said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2014

(credit: CBS)

Red Flag Warning In Effect Through Wednesday Evening

A Red Flag warning will be in effect Monday through Wednesday due to potentially strong Santa Ana winds and low humidities, the National Weather Service said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

(credit: CBS)

Dry, Gusty Winds Have Firefighters On High Alert

Forecasters are warning of an onslaught of gusty, dry conditions that have raised fire danger in swaths of Southern California.


(credit: Iris Salem/CBS)

Red Flag Warning Extended Through 10 AM Friday

The warning, which signals a high fire dangers, was originally set to expire at 6 p.m. Thursday across much of the LA area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2013

(credit: CBS)

Red Flag Warning In Effect For Parts Of SoCal

Dry and windy conditions through and below the passes and canyons of Southern California have prompted officials to issue a red flag warning for the region.


(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

Red Flag Warnings Remain Across SoCal Through Sunday Evening

Southern California is expected to experience another day of strong and possibly damaging Santa Ana winds.


(credit: CBS)

Red Flag Warning In Effect Through Thursday

Warm temperatures and windy conditions prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Warning Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/01/2013

(credit: CBS)

LAFD Urging Residents In High Fire Danger Areas To Clear Flammable Brush

The Fillmore fire has made it clear that mother nature has no intention of postponing fire season this year, and residents have been urged to prepare.



Southern California To Swap Heat For Thunderstorms

Southern California added the threat of fires and flooding to its misery on Thursday as forecasters predicted continued hot, muggy weather coupled with the chance of thunderstorms.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2012

Fireworks explode over the Rose Bowl during 4th of July Taste of America. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)

Dry Hills Around Rose Bowl A Concern For Fourth Of July Fireworks

Fireworks will be booming over the Rose Bowl Wednesday night for the annual Americafest show, but authorities are concerned about what might be happening outside the stadium.