Well into the dark, Danny Daher used his tractor to try to shore up the hillside next to his home.
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for the Colby Fire burn area.
Two schools and a community college were closed Friday due to heavy rains and the threat of mudslides.
The Southland is preparing for the first of two winter storms expected to roll through the area beginning Wednesday night.
Residents in Glendora have hardly moved on from the damage left to their properties and surrounding land by the Colby Fire in January — now they face a new threat.
Residents affected by the recent Colby Fire in Glendora are not hesitating to prepare for California’s first Winter storm of the year.
Three men accused of starting the 1,900-acre Colby Fire pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges of illegally setting and failing to control an unauthorized campfire.
A federal grand jury has indicted three men on charges of causing a Los Angeles-area wildfire that burned five homes.
Glendora police say the flames erupted 600 yds north of 1100 N. Easley Canyon.
The U.S. Forest Service said Monday the fire in the San Gabriel Mountains is 84 percent contained, with full containment expected Wednesday.
A wildfire that forced hundreds of residents out of their homes late last week was 78 percent contained on Sunday, authorities said.
The Colby Fire burning in Glendora remained 30 percent contained Friday morning, the officials said.
As residents and firefighters tried to save homes from a massive brush fire in Glendora Thursday, CBS2/KCAL9 photojournalist J.R. Hall captured their efforts on the frontline.
The three initially denied having any involvement in the blaze.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized funding to help fight the wildfire that’s destroyed two homes in the foothills east of Los Angeles.