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Tour Bus Ignites In Norwalk; No Injuries

Authorities say a tour bus caught fire after a driver pulled off a Southern California freeway to evacuate 40 passengers. No injuries are reported.

02/02/2014

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Mother Survives Fatal Crash After Calling Cousin While Trapped In Car

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Brush Fire Flares Up In Colby Fire Burn Area

Glendora police say the flames erupted 600 yds north of 1100 N. Easley Canyon.

01/26/2014

A series of brush fires are burning in and around Azusa Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Evacuations Ordered With Brush Fires Burning In And Around Azusa

There is no word when the evacuation order will be lifted.

01/16/2014

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Brentwood High-Rise Fire ‘Probably’ Caused By ‘Discarded Smoking Material’

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.

01/08/2014

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Dry, Gusty Winds Have Firefighters On High Alert

Forecasters are warning of an onslaught of gusty, dry conditions that have raised fire danger in swaths of Southern California.

01/05/2014

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Brush Fire Scorches 3 Acres Along 210 Freeway In Irwindale

A brush fire Monday scorched three acres along the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Irwindale.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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Report: LAFD Models New Policies For Active Shooter Situations After Military Protocol

The Los Angeles Fire Department has announced new response policies for active shooter situations in the wake the November murder of a TSA agent at LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2013

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Firefighters Join Forces To Give Nearly 500 Bikes To Needy Kids For Christmas

The yeoman holiday effort was spearheaded by the “Bicycles for Children” organization.

12/21/2013

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Firefighters Knock Down Fire At Koreatown Mini-Mall

Firefighters knocked down a blaze Thursday morning at a mini-mall in Koreatown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2013

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Firefighters Knock Down Blaze In 3-Story Structure In Los Feliz

Firefighters Friday morning knocked down a blaze in a three-story structure in Los Feliz.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2013

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3rd Graders In West Hills Honor American Heroes

A group of third-graders in West Hills Tuesday honored war veterans, law enforcement and firefighters for their heroic service and sacrifice.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2013

A logo on a fire truck is pictured in the Prescott Fire Station 1 on July 2, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. The Yarnell Hill fire -- which killed all but one member of a 20-strong 'hotshot' team -- was the biggest loss of firefighters' lives since the September 11 attacks, and the most from a US wildfire in 80 years. AFP PHOTO/KRISTA KENNELL (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Of Fallen Arizona ‘Hot Shots’ Firefighter Suing For $36 Million

The mother of one of the Southern California Hot Shot firefighters killed in the Arizona wildfires over the summer is filing a $36 million lawsuit against the authorities who were in charge of the operation.

11/18/2013

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Helicopter Rescues Hiker Stranded In Abandoned Water Tank In Topanga State Park

Firefighters had to use a helicopter Saturday to rescue a hiker who was stranded inside an abandoned water tank in Topanga State Park.

10/19/2013

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Probe Continues Into Cause Of Fire At Brentwood High-Rise

Authorities Saturday were investigating the cause of a fire that heavily damaged one unit of a Brentwood residential high-rise and left ten people injured, including a toddler.

10/19/2013

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