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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.

08/17/2015

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San Bernardino Firefighters Capture Rare Body-Cam Footage Of Firefight

When San Bernardino County firefighters responded to a raging house fire in Victorville on Wednesday, some wore body cameras that captured rare first-person footage of the intense firefight.

07/31/2015

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6 Firefighters Injured Battling Commercial Fire In El Sereno

Crews were called to the scene at 4390 East Valley Boulevard, adjacent to the Metrolink railroad tracks just east of Soto Avenue, and several blocks from the County/USC Medical Center, around 11:30 a.m.

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Cost To Battle 17,000-Acre Lake Fire Grows To Estimated $6.9M

The Lake Fire reportedly had grown to 17,405 acres and was 30 percent contained as of 6 a.m. Tuesday.

06/22/2015

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Officer Speaks Out For 1st Time Since Shootout Nearly Claims K-9 Partner, Bruno

An Anaheim police officer is speaking out for the first time since a shooting nearly claimed the life of his K-9 partner, Bruno.

03/25/2014

Firefighters head from base camp to fight the Mountain Fire July 18, 2013 near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Expected To Reach Full Containment Tuesday

Firefighters have pushed back the containment date for a massive wildfire in Riverside County.

07/26/2013

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Week-Old Hathaway Fire Half Contained

Firefighters are making slow but steady progress against a wildfire that has been burning in a rugged wilderness area of the San Bernardino National Forest near Banning for a week.

06/16/2013

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Owner Of Cabin At Center Of Dorner Standoff Watched It Burn On TV

The owner of the Big Bear-area vacation rental cabin that went up in flames in the Christopher Dorner standoff watched it happen live on television Tuesday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2013

A brush fire erupted in Fontana around 12:18 p.m. on Oct. 26, 2012. The fire scorched 25 to 30 acres. (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Contain 340-Acre Brush Fire In Fontana

A brush fire that charred 342 acres in Fontana has been contained.

10/26/2012

Firefighters were battling a 300-acre fire burning in a remote area in Banning. No structures were threatened. (credit: Volunteer Photographer Mike Murawski/Riverside County Fire Department)

280-Acre Banning Fire Now 80 Percent Contained

Crews are hoping to surround a wildfire in Banning that injured four firefighters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2012

Sherrie Snyder's home was the only one destroyed by the Volcano Fire near Murrieta. (credit: CBS)

Volcano Fire Near Murrieta 90 Percent Contained; 1 Home Burned

Crews are still fighting a stubborn wildfire in rural Riverside County that has burned through 355 acres of heavy vegetation and destroyed one home.

08/04/2012

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Firefighter Suffers Smoke Inhalation While Battling Westlake Blaze

One firefighter suffered smoke inhalation during a firefight at a two-story home in the Westlake area.

01/15/2012

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541-Acre Windy Point Fire Now 50 Percent Contained

Crews Sunday were battling a brush fire that has scorched more than 540 acres near Palm Springs.

09/25/2011

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Crews Contain 45-Acre Brush Fire In Rubidoux

Hundreds of firefighters Sunday responded to a fast-moving brush fire in Rubidoux, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.

11/14/2010