The Pine Fire was first reported at 1:20 p.m. Friday.
A raging brush fire blackened 350 acres in Thermal on Saturday before being contained.
“He was a miracle man. In every sense of the word,” says former firefighter Bill Jensen.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Fire Department’s Cody Weireter says the container caught fire at approximately 7:14 p.m. No injuries were reported.
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.
L.A. County Fire Inspector Scott Miller says firefighters are now training for how to deal with structures that have the technology.
Firefighters narrowly escaped injury early Sunday morning while battling a strip mall fire in Hollywood.
Authorities say a tour bus caught fire after a driver pulled off a Southern California freeway to evacuate 40 passengers. No injuries are reported.
Adrian Ayala spent nearly 40 minutes on the phone listening to his cousin, Tiffany, as she was trapped in her car after a crash on the 60 in Beaumont Wednesday evening.
Glendora police say the flames erupted 600 yds north of 1100 N. Easley Canyon.
There is no word when the evacuation order will be lifted.
The fire at the 25-story Barrington Plaza left several people injured, including a 2-year-old girl found with her grandfather in a 23rd floor stairwell.
Forecasters are warning of an onslaught of gusty, dry conditions that have raised fire danger in swaths of Southern California.