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.
Because of mandatory evacuations prompted by the Colby Fire in Glendora, authorities have opened several shelters for both humans and animals and announced several school closures.
Three men were arrested Thursday in connection with a 1,700-acre brush fire in Glendora that destroyed at least two homes and prompted the mandatory evacuation of nearly 2,000 residents, according to Glendora police.
Five homes have been confirmed burned by the wind-whipped Colby Fire in Glendora, which also damaged another 17 buildings, including a guest house at the historic Singer Mansion.
A smoke advisory was issued Thursday for portions of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties due to the 1,700-acre Colby Fire burning in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest.
The huge smoke plume from a fire burning above foothill suburbs has spread across greater Los Angeles and out to sea, but the Federal Aviation Administration says it is not affecting air traffic.
A husband and wife were arrested Sunday after a gun in the wife’s purse accidentally fired one bullet into the husband, according to police.
A 64-year-old man faced sexual battery and other charges Thursday following his arrest in Glendora for allegedly luring an 18-year-old foreign exchange student into his car and molesting her.
California Lottery officials said a ticket sold in Los Angeles County is worth $259,368.
A Glendora man Monday was scheduled to be arraigned on two counts of capital murder in the deadly stabbings of two homeless men whose bodies were found at a car wash.
The FBI is on the hunt for the so-called “Foothills Bandit.”