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4 Firefighters Injured In Blaze, Illegal Fireworks Suspected

Four firefighters were injured and damage to three separate warehouses in Florence totaled between $1 to $3 million after a fire was sparked by what investigators suspect may be illegal fireworks.

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300-Acre Brush Fire Near Lompoc 55 Percent Contained

A vegetation fire was reported in the 1500 block of Burton Mesa around 1:30 p.m. and had grown to nearly 300 acres by 6 p.m., prompting authorities to evacuate approximately 1,200 people in surrounding areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2015

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Officials To Public: ‘Don’t Fly Drones Over, Near Wildfires’

Authorities have issued a warning to the public Friday after they say two flying drones disrupted wildfire operations in Southern California this week.

06/26/2015

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Lake Fire Continues To Burn As Nearly 2,000 Work Overtime To Put It Out

Authorities said about 1,900 firefighters were working around the clock to battle the blaze.

06/21/2015

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LA Firefighters Brace For Calls, Fires As Heat Wave Escalates

Firefighters across the southland are bracing for an increase in heat-related emergency calls and escalated fire danger as already-hot temperatures are expected to get even hotter.

06/17/2015

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4 Firefighters Injured In Fall Through Roof Of Abandoned Casino In Cudahy

Four firefighters were recovering Friday after falling through the roof of an abandoned casino in Cudahy.

05/22/2015

A building in Sun Valley was fully-involved when firefighters arrived. (credit: CBS)

Large Structure Fire Reported In Sun Valley

Firefighters were on the roof where flames were clearly visible.

05/14/2015

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Crews Tackle House Fire In El Monte

Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the 11500 block of Forest Grove before 6 p.m. Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

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Crews Fighting Fire At Multi-Family Building In Santa Clarita

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene in the 20000 block of Keaton Street at 1:27 p.m.

05/01/2015

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Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal

The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.

04/25/2015

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30 Displaced After Panorama City Apartment Fire

The building is located at Cedros and Nordhoff, authorities said.

04/16/2015

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Firefighters Remain On Alert As Strong Winds, High Temperatures Continue

Firefighters across the Southland remained on alert Thursday as dangerous fire conditions develop.

04/16/2015

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Firefighters Gather In Corona For Automobile Extrication Seminar

Firefighters from all over the nation gathered in Corona on Saturday to take part in a seminar for automobile extrication.

04/11/2015

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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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Navy Seal Killed During Parachute Training Exercise In Perris

A U.S. Navy Sailor was killed Wednesday during a parachute training exercise in Riverside County.

03/18/2015

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