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Friends and family said Tony Calderon, 49, was killed by a fallen palm tree frond. (credit: the Calderon family)

Man, 49, Crushed To Death By Falling Tree In East LA

A 49-year-old man was crushed to death Saturday by a fallen tree in East L.A.

05/17/2014

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Firefighters Find Badly-Burned Body While Battling Blaze Near Carlsbad

The victim is likely a transient, officials said.

05/15/2014

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Bill Expands Public Safety Survivor Death Benefits

Survivors of peace officers and firefighters will have more time to file for death benefits if they can show their spouse or partner fell victim to certain diseases while they were working, under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

Courtney Jones is surrounded by her rescuers. (credit: Chris Torgerson/CBS2)

Firefighters Help Raise Money For Aspiring Model Who Lost Legs In Motorcycle Crash

Officials said that Courtney Jones only survived because she was treated and transported in record time.

05/03/2014

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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