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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.

08/01/2015

(credit: Tom Wait/CBS)

Firefighter With 8 Kids Sustains Second-Degree Burns While Battling Raging North Fire

A firefighter battling the North Fire, a raging inferno that burned through Interstate 15 before moving to Baldy Mesa, is recovering after sustaining second-degree burns in the firefight.

07/21/2015

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Former Firefighter Sentenced For Assaulting Cat-Feeding Lady

A former Los Angeles firefighter who was sentenced to 180 days in jail for assaulting a woman who fed stray cats in his neighborhood apologized to his victim in court Tuesday, saying his actions do not reflect the person he is.

06/30/2015

(credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Allegedly Posing As Firefighter Arrested Near Wildfire

David Battle of San Bernardino was arrested Saturday near the 49-square-mile blaze in the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire is 60 percent contained Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2015

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Firefighter, Motorist Injured In Granada Hills Crash

The collision occurred in the 10300 block of North Balboa Boulevard shortly after 3:20 p.m., according to a LAFD spokesperson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2015

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Quick-Thinking Teen Hailed As Hero For Saving Firefighter’s Son From Fast-Moving Blaze

A Los Angeles City firefighter says he owes everything to a teenage boy who jumped into action and saved his son from a fast-moving fire.

05/28/2015

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Corona Seminar Teaches Firefighters Life-Saving Auto-Extrication Techniques

More than 100 vehicles were on hand for firefighters to cut and tear apart with the Jaws of Life, hydraulic cutters, airbags, and other power tools, along with the latest technology, that will save lives all over the country.

04/11/2015

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New Details Emerging In Love Triangle Murder Case In Redlands

According to court documents obtained by the Bakersfield Californian, police discovered thousands of text messages between Hearn and Sabrina Limon.

11/21/2014

Jonathan Hearn, a Redlands firefighter and paramedic, is accused of conspiring with his lover to kill her husband. (credit: CBS)

Police: Wife, Firefighter Lover Conspired To Murder Her Husband In Redlands

“Mom and dad very loveable, Christian family. There’s no way that he would have done anything like that,” said a shocked neighbor.

11/19/2014

(credit: Arcadia Fire Department)

Arcadia Firefighter’s Death Ruled Accidental, Toxicology Results Pending

The Ventura County Coroner ruled Tuesday morning that an Arcadia firefighter’s death was accidental, caused by blunt force injury.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

(credit: Arcadia Fire Department)

Friends, Colleagues Mourn Death Of Missing Arcadia Firefighter

Michael Herdman was a husband, father and seven year veteran of the Arcadia Fire Department.

06/27/2014

(credit: Herdman Family)

Search Enters 6th Day For Missing Firefighter Near Fillmore

A search expanded Friday for an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing in the Ventura County mountains a week ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

(credit: Herdman Family)

Missing Arcadia Firefighter’s Dog Spotted Near Fillmore

Search and rescue crews Wednesday believe they spotted the dog of an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing last week outside of Fillmore.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

(credit: Arcadia Fire Department)

Off-Duty Arcadia Firefighter Goes Missing While Camping Near Fillmore

A search is underway for an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing last week while camping outside of Fillmore, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

Mike Curtis is being called a hero for saving a man bent on suicide. (credit: CBS)

Paramedic Called A Hero For Risking His Life To Save Suicidal Man

The despondent man was yelling and running between cars on busy Crown Valley Parkway.

06/01/2014

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