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Authorities say the arrival of two "Super-Scooper" aircraft and an Erikson "Helitanker" are arriving just in time for fire season. (Photo credit: Jeff Nguyen)

LA County Receives ‘Super Scoopers’ Ahead Of Potentially Tough Fire Season

Los Angeles County firefighters are ready for what some say could be a particularly harsh fire season, and they’ve got the hardware to back it up.

09/03/2014

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Firefighters Douse Mobile Home Blaze In Chatsworth

L.A. City Fire personnel were called to the scene in the 8800 block of Canoga Avenue Tuesday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

Authorities say thousands of firefighters took part in the Fire Ground Survival Training Program in Elysian Park. (Photo courtesy LAFD/Instagram)

Firefighters Drill Life-Threatening Scenarios In LAFD Training Session

Thousands of Los Angeles Fire Department personnel Tuesday took part in a training session to provide survival skills to firefighters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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15 Freeway Remains Open As Crews Battle 25-Acre Brush Fire In Lake Elsinore

The blaze was ignited around 2 p.m. when a pickup truck hauling a trailer overturned and caught fire.

09/01/2014

Arson suspect Alex Espinoza was allegedly caught inside a burning building holding a lighter. (credit: Orange County Fire Authority)

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson In Dana Point

Orange County authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of arson after a fire that gutted one unit of a commercial building in Dana Point and caused smoke damage to 10 others.

08/31/2014

(credit: El Segundo Police Department)

Suspect Detained In El Segundo Arson Fires

Police said Tuesday they detained a woman in connection to a series of arson fires in the South Bay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

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Students Return To South LA High School Damaged In July Fire

Some students of a South Los Angeles high school damaged in a fire returned to class Monday after summer break.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2014

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Tecolote Fire 40 Percent Contained

A fire burning in the Angeles National Forest Monday was 40 percent contained, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2014

Four people were rescued near Malibu Saturday when this boat caught fire. (credit: CBS)

4 People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

The boat was about 1000 yards off shore, near Paradise Cove, when the boat reported being in distress.

08/16/2014

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Raging Fire Engulfs Commercial Structure In North Hollywood

A raging fire caused extensive damage to a restaurant supply building in North Hollywood on Friday night.

08/15/2014

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2 Firefighters Hurt In 65-Acre Blaze Near Glendora

Two firefighters have suffered heat-related injuries as crews continue to battle a 65-acre blaze in the Angeles National Forest above Glendora.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2014

This screenshot of a video posted to YouTube apparently shows police officers during a standoff with a barking dog.

Residents Allege Video Shows Police Shot Barking Dog With Bean Bag Gun

A West Covina family alleges that an online video shows police officers shooting their dog with a bean bag gun and spraying another dog with a fire extinguisher.

08/12/2014

210 big rig crash

3 Hospitalized After Vehicle, Semi Crash On 210 Freeway In Pasadena

Pasadena Fire crews was called to the scene on the westbound 210 near Michillinda Avenue following a report of a crash at 2:31 p.m. Monday.

08/11/2014

fire engine LAFD

1 Hurt In Hollywood Blast Linked to ‘Improper Use’ Of Insecticide Fogger

One person was hurt Monday after a small explosion and fire broke out in a Hollywood apartment building, authorities said.

08/11/2014

A two-alarm fire was reported Saturday afternoon in Redondon Beach. (credit:  CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Reported At Apartment Complex In Redondo Beach

Firefighters reported the fire was knocked down just after 5 p.m.

08/09/2014

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