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Helicopter En Route To La Verne Brush Fire Makes Unexpected Landing In Sylmar

A possible mechanical failure Friday prompted a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter to make an unexpected landing in Sylmar.

09/13/2013

Fire gutted this three-story Woodland Hills home. (credit: CBS)

Pricey Woodland Hills 3-Story House Collapses After Going Up In Flames

A pricey Woodland Hills three-story home is fully engulfed, according to fire officials.

09/07/2013

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Pasadena Firefighter Hopefuls Apply For Coveted Trainee Jobs

Thousands of prospective firefighters gathered Monday in Pasadena to compete for highly coveted positions with the city.

08/19/2013

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Crews Fight Fast-Moving Brush Fire Near Banning

A wildfire was burning near the city of Banning in Riverside County, fire officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2013

Firefighters said a woman plunged 200-feet down in her car and walked away with minor injuries. (credit: CBS)

Woman Plunges Down 200-Foot Cliff In Chatsworth

A female motorist plunged down a 200-foot cliff in Chatsworth Saturday evening but only suffered minor injuries.

01/12/2013

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LA Faces $22M Budget Shortfall If ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Isn’t Reached

Los Angeles could face at least a $22 million shortfall if a deal isn’t reached in Congress by Tuesday to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” according to the city’s top budget analyst.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/28/2012

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LAFD Ambulance Riders Warned Of Possible ID Theft Risk

If you’ve ever taken a ride in a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance, officials say your personal data could be at risk.

11/29/2012

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San Bernardino Considers Reducing Police And Fire Protection Due To Bankruptcy

The bankrupt city of San Bernardino is considering a plan to reduce police and fire protection in order to cut $18 million from its budget.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2012

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1 Pedestrian Dead, 1 Injured In Banning Accident

One pedestrian was killed and another injured when a vehicle slammed into two people crossing a Banning street.

08/25/2012

This chemical compound exploded and the foul odor caused a Fontana neighborhood to be briefly evacuated Sunday evening. (credit: CBS)

Chemical Explosion Causes Evacuation Of Fontana Neighborhood

A Fontana neighborhood was evacuation Sunday as a precaution against an exploded chemical that caused several people to become overcome and sick.

07/08/2012

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Report: LAFD Slower To Respond To Medical Emergencies Since 2009

The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2012

A man trimming this tree in Glendora was killed Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Man Killed While Trimming Palm Tree In Glendora

A man was killed Saturday while trimming a palm tree in Glendora, authorities said.

06/09/2012

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LA County 911 System Overwhelmed By Unnecessary Calls

Many people perceiving an emergency or in need of healthcare without insurance are calling 911 for help.

05/15/2012

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Firefighters Contain Lake Elsinore Blaze To Garage, Vehicle

Firefighters contained a blaze Saturday at a modular home in Lake Elsinore to the garage and a vehicle, according to a fire department spokeswoman.

05/05/2012

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LA Fire Chief: Dispatch System ‘Level Of Reliability’ Improved

Chief Brian Cummings wants Angelenos to rest assured that the majority of the fire department’s technological glitches have been fixed.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2012

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