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.
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.
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.
One person Tuesday was injured after a fire broke out in the attic of a house in Van Nuys.
The Los Angeles Fire Department says a man was critically injured in a house fire.
A woman suffered a burn injury, the loss of a pet bird and a dog in a duplex fire in Topanga Saturday.
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.