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Officials say several houses in one South Los Angeles neighborhood hit hard by a string of fires did not have functional smoke alarms. (Photo credit: Alytino Brown)

Firefighters Pass Out Smoke Alarms In South LA Neighborhood Ravaged By House Fires

Residents of one L.A. neighborhood where a fire in a converted garage last night left a man with burns to more than 80 percent of his body are being urged to make sure they have a working smoke alarm in their residence.

04/16/2014

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1 Burn Victim In Suspected BHO Lab Fire

L.A. County Fire was called to Rattlesnake Drive just off Encinal Canyon following a report of a blaze at a single family structure in the Malibu hills just after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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With Rising Temperatures, Inland Empire Residents Worry About Brush Fire Threat

With last summer’s brush fires fresh in memory, residents in the Inland Empire are worried about a repeat in 2014, due to rising Spring temperatures.

04/08/2014

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1 Injured In Van Nuys Attic Fire

One person Tuesday was injured after a fire broke out in the attic of a house in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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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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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

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Pine Fire In Gorman Fully Contained

The Pine Fire was first reported at 1:20 p.m. Friday.

03/16/2014

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Firefighters Fully Contain Raging Brush Fire In Thermal

A raging brush fire blackened 350 acres in Thermal on Saturday before being contained.

03/16/2014

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Friends, Former Patients Remember Dr. Grossman As Miracle Worker

“He was a miracle man. In every sense of the word,” says former firefighter Bill Jensen.

03/14/2014

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Baldy Mesa House Fire Causes $400K In Damage

Authorities say a 3,000-square-foot home sustained considerable damage Saturday after flames ripped through the structure in the Baldy Mesa area of San Bernardino County.

03/09/2014

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Elderly Woman, Firefighters Hospitalized After Thousands Of Killer Bees Attack

A 71-year-old woman and three firefighters Friday were recovering at a Riverside County hospital after they were attacked by thousands of killer bees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2014

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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze In Hollywood Bowl Shipping Container

The Los Angeles Fire Department’s Cody Weireter says the container caught fire at approximately 7:14 p.m. No injuries were reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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LA City Fire Chief Sounds Alarm About Hiring Crisis

Acting L.A. City Fire Chief James Featherstone warned the City Council Wednesday of an ongoing hiring crisis, noting the number of firefighters on the payroll has shrunk from 3,213 to 2,853 since 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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Firefighters Warn Solar Panels Could Prevent Homes From Being Saved In Blaze

L.A. County Fire Inspector Scott Miller says firefighters are now training for how to deal with structures that have the technology.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a strip mall in Hollywood on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: JAG Media)

Firefighters Extinguish Electrical Fire At Hollywood Strip Mall

Firefighters narrowly escaped injury early Sunday morning while battling a strip mall fire in Hollywood.

02/02/2014

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