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Evacuation Orders Lifted On, Around Camp Pendleton

Evacuation orders for all areas in the burn areas in and around Camp Pendleton have been lifted Saturday evening, according to officials.

05/17/2014

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Humans Cause Vast Majority Of Wildfires Nationally

Humans are the primary cause of fires and start roughly six times more blazes than lightning strikes in a given year, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, which tracked fire causes between 2001 and 2013.

05/16/2014

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Calif. To Hire Several Hundred Firefighters

California is set to hire several hundred seasonal firefighters to respond to the increase in wildfires across the state.

03/29/2014

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1,000-Acre Brush Fire Forces Evacuation At Camp Pendleton

Fierce winds stoked several small fires across Southern California on Saturday, forcing 260 residents and hospital patients to evacuate the Marine Corps’ Camp Pendleton causing a key freeway junction to shut down and damaging cars and homes.

10/05/2013

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Officials Restrict Campfires Ahead Of Fire Season

Major fires in the San Bernardino National Forest are likely this fire season since there was little winter precipitation, fire officials warn.

06/21/2013

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Pasadena Arson Suspect Linked To Over Two Dozen Fires

Javier Viera has been allegedly linked to 21 incidents of arson and attempted arson in South Pasadena and four in Pasadena since mid- November.

04/22/2013

3 Fires Prompt Closure Of 118 Freeway In Arleta

Fire crews Monday were working to extinguish a trio of vegetation fires burning near the 118 and 5 Freeways.

09/10/2012

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Report: LAFD Slower To Respond To Medical Emergencies Since 2009

The LAFD’s Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss a newly released report about the department’s response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2012

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Pasadena Police Arrest Homeless Man, 27, For Setting 9 Debris Fires

Police in Pasadena Thursday arrested a 27-year-old homeless man suspected of intentionally setting nine debris fires in the city during a 10-day period, a fire official said.

01/19/2012

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County Supervisors Honor Deputy Who Arrested Arson Suspect

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s reserve deputy is being honored for arresting the man suspected of starting dozens of fires over the holidays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2012

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Harry Burkhart’s Mother Expected To Attend Deportation Hearing Friday

The mother of serial arson suspect Harry Burkhart is scheduled to make her own court appearance Friday. Federal prosecutors are seeking to deport Dorothee Burkhart, who faces fraud charges in Germany.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2012

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City Council Fast-Tracks Permits For Property Owners After Arson Fires

Local lawmakers moved Wednesday to help Los Angeles property owners rebuild quickly after a rash of recent arson fires.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/04/2012

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Suspect In Rash Of Arson Fires To Be Arraigned Wednesday

The suspect in a rash of arson fires across Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2012

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Villaraigosa Identifies Suspect Arrested In Series Of Arson Fires

Authorities have identified the man arrested in connection to a rash of fires set across L.A. and the San Fernando Valley, according to authorities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2012

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$60K Reward Offered To Catch Hollywood Arson Suspects

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky says the county will offer a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the series of fires set overnight in Hollywood and West Hollywood.

12/30/2011

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