Sheared hydrant in Hollywood

Car Shears Fire Hydrant In Hollywood Near High-Voltage Power Lines

Officials say a vehicle sheared a fire hydrant Thursday in Hollywood and sent water spewing into the air.

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Pentagon To Provide Soldiers To Assist Agencies With Brush Fires Burning Across Calif.

The Pentagon is providing close to 200 active duty soldiers to assist local agencies battling nearly 20 wildfires burning across drought-stricken California.


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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson In Connection With 200-Acre Fire In Montebello

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a 200-acre brush fire burning in the Montebello area.


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Brush Fire In Castaic Reportedly Claims 6 Structures, 500 Acres

A brush fire in Castaic has engulfed six structures as the flames continue to spread.



1 Man Dead In Van Nuys Garage Apartment Fire

Investigators on Sunday morning were trying to figure out how a deadly overnight fire started in a Van Nuys garage-turned-apartment. One man died in the fire, despite efforts from neighbors to rescue the man.


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Brush Fire In Anza Scorches 500 Acres, Spurs Evacuation Orders

Authorities say a vegetation fire burning in Riverside County has grown to 500 acres and spurred evacuation orders.


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Governor Signs Bill To Stiffen Penalties For Manufacture Of Explosive Hash Oil In Residential Neighborhoods

Many parents have probably never heard of hash oil but it’s all the rage with younger folks.



Small Spot Fire Reported In Pomona

Firefighters are working to extinguish a small spot fire in the Pomona area.


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Firefighters Extinguish Attic Fire At Lake Balboa Home

Firefighters extinguished a fire at a home in the Lake Balboa area.


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Motorist Found Dead After Vehicle Reportedly Plows Into Trees, Bursts Into Flames

Crews in Moreno Valley were called early Monday to a fiery crash that claimed the life of a motorist.



Firefighter Killed; Fires Raging Across California

Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.


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Los Angeles Officers Pull Unconscious Man From Engulfed Car

Police say Officers Daniel Navarro and Junior McKeekin arrived to an accident scene around 2:45 a.m. Friday to two mangled cars in the roadway in the Hollenbeck area.


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Pasadena Courthouse To Reopen Some Floors, Courtrooms Following Fire

Officials announced some floors and courtrooms of the Pasadena Courthouse will reopen on Wednesday following a fire that caused a temporary closure.



Fire Erupts In Family’s Garden Grove Home

A child and five other residents were hospitalized Tuesday morning after their home caught fire in Garden Grove.