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Students, Teachers Forced To Evacuate When Fire Breaks Out At OC Elementary School

Students and teachers were forced to evacuate Monday when a fire broke out at a Jewish elementary school and temple in Aliso Viejo.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/07/2014

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UCLA Student Burned In Science Class Experiment

The unidentified student also suffered a chest injury.

04/05/2014

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Ladera Ranch Girl Meets 911 Dispatcher Who Helped Her Through Home Fire

A 9-year-old Ladera Ranch girl Friday met the 911 dispatcher who helped her when a blaze broke out at her home a week ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2014

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90-Year-Old Woman Dies Following 2-Alarm House Fire

Firefighters Tuesday extinguished a two-alarm fire at a home in the 21000 block of Todd Avenue.

04/01/2014

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Man Badly Burned In West LA House Fire

The Los Angeles Fire Department says a man was critically injured in a house fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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‘Tinderbox’ Conditions Put CAL FIRE Crews On 24-Hour Standby

Fire crews at stations throughout the Inland Empire will go on 24-hour stand-by mode Monday after rain totals in the region have done little to combat drought conditions.

03/31/2014

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Woman Suffers Burn Injury, Loses Dog In Topanga Duplex Fire

A woman suffered a burn injury, the loss of a pet bird and a dog in a duplex fire in Topanga Saturday.

03/29/2014

A 3rd grader called 911 and helped get firefighters to her Ladera Ranch home quickly. (credit: CBS)

Thanks To Calm 3rd Grader’s 911 Call, Crews Quickly Puts Out Blaze At OC Duplex

Firefighters responded Thursday to a fire at a multi-family dwelling in Ladera Ranch, officials said.

03/27/2014

The GMC Yukon caught on fire allegedly during a test drive. (credit: Dawn of Eternity)

Car Catches On Fire During Test Drive In Anaheim

Video of the fire was sent to KCAL9 by a member of the Anaheim-based band Dawn of Eternity.

03/23/2014

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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At Pomona Recycling Plant

A large pile of plastic at a recycling plant in Pomona went up in flames on Saturday evening.

03/23/2014

An explosion and fire rocked a Commerce neighborhood Wednesday evening. (credit: CBS)

2 Reportedly Injured In Explosion, Commerce House Fire

An investigation into the cause of the explosion is on-going.

03/19/2014

Researchers used a high-speed video camera and a powerful scanning electron microscope analysis to study what happens when a titanium alloy golf club strikes a rock. (Photo courtesy UC Irvine)

UCI Study: Titanium Alloy Golf Clubs Pose Brush Fire Risk

Titanium alloy golf clubs can potentially ignite dry brush when the lightweight metal is swung and struck against a rock, researchers said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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Arson Team Probing Fires At 2 Azusa Homes Under Construction

An arson investigation was underway Wednesday after two homes under construction caught fire overnight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

Five people were injured Sunday in a fire in Santa Monica. (credit: CBS)

5 Injured — 1 Seriously — In Santa Monica Fire

Three of the injured are police officers who suffered smoke inhalation.

03/16/2014

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109-Acre Pine Fire Nearly 85 Percent Contained

The time of total containment has yet to be determined, said a department dispatcher.

03/15/2014

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