Fire Watch

A large brush fire has prompted the evacuation of California State University, San Marcos. (credit: CBS)

Brush Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Cal State University, San Marcos Campus

A brush fire has prompted the evacuation Wednesday of California State University at San Marcos.



Mills Fire In San Bernardino County 20 Percent Contained

Authorities Saturday continued to investigate the cause of a fast-moving brush fire in San Bernardino County.


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Crews Reach 30 Percent Containment Of Rancho Palos Verdes Brush Fire

A slow-moving brush fire has scorched more than 5 acres in Rancho Palos Verdes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2012

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Investigators Suspect Arson In Pasadena House Fire

Investigators believe arson was the cause of a house fire in Pasadena that injured a firefighter and caused a total of $800,000 worth of damage, a fire official said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2011

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Massive Hill Fire In Cajon Pass Now 60 Percent Contained

Firefighters appear to be getting the upper hand on a massive fire burning in the Cajon Pass which has scorched at least 1,158 acres.


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First Wildfire Of Season Burns South Of Corona

A wildfire scorched 150 acres south of Corona Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2011

Strong Winds, Power Lines Spark Fires In Long Beach, Seal Beach

High winds and arcing power lines at an oil storage facility are believed to have triggered spot fires in Seal Beach and Long Beach Sunday.



The Call Is Out For Volunteer Fire Watchers In Local Mountains

Warm weather today reminds us all that fire season is upon us.


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Firefighter Injured In Commercial Blaze

A firefighter was injured in a blaze that broke out at a two-story business and sent heavy plumes of smoke across the Crenshaw District Sunday, a city fire official said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2011

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Woman Dead, Another Critically Injured In LA Apartment Fire

A house fire west of downtown claimed a woman’s life, left a man in critical condition and displaced 10 others just west of downtown Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2011

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‘Flamesniffer’ Detects Wildfires, Protects Home

The “Flamesniffer” is a system that detects a nearby fire and then employs wireless signals to control a stream of water sprayed onto a house. The system administers the amount of water depending on the intensity of the fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2010


Brush Fire Near Colton Burns 125 Acres

A fast-moving fire has scorched more than 100 acres and was threatening structures near the San Bernardino-Riverside county line Saturday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2010

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Crews Battle Brush Fire West Of Lake Arrowhead

San Bernardino County fire crews were fighting a brush fire burning west of Lake Arrowhead Saturday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2010

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Crews Contain Brush Fire In South Pasadena

Fire crews have managed to contain a blaze that ignited in South Pasadena Sunday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2010


1,300-Acre Post Fire Now 30 Percent Contained

Firefighters are planning an aerial attack on a 1,300-acre wildfire that temporarily forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Kern County.