Warm Weather, High Winds And Dry Vegetation Bring High Fire Risk To SouthlandThe Southland's unseasonably warm temperatures also brings the threat of wildfires because of dry vegetation, low humidity and strong Santa Ana winds.
1 Injured In Mt. Washington House FireA fire on Saturday morning damaged a three-story home in the Mount Washington community of Los Angeles, where there were reports of at least one person injured.
Fire Destroys 6 Businesses In San Pedro; LAFD Captain HospitalizedA fire captain was transported to a hospital for treatment of exertion, officials said.
Crash Victim Ejected From Vehicle, Lands On Freeway Sign In GlendaleThe driver, who died in a bizarre car crash on the southbound Interstate 5 Freeway in Glendale Friday morning has been identified as 20-year-old Richard Pananian of Burbank.
Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At South LA HomeFirefighters extinguished a blaze Friday that erupted within a home in South Los Angeles.
Half-Acre Grass Fire Snarls Traffic Along 110 Freeway In Elysian Park Firefighters contained a half-acre grass fire Friday in the area of Elysian Park.
Strong Winds Topple Trees, Interrupt Power In West LA, VeniceThe incident occurred on Pico Boulevard near Sherbourne Drive, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
LAFD Increases Staffing Due To Heightened Threat Of Wildfire DangerThe Los Angeles Fire Department will increase staffing and pre-deploy resources Thursday due to a heightened threat of wildfire danger.
Tree Uproots, Falls Onto House In North Hills Authorities were investigating what caused a tree to fall on top of a home in North Hills on Thursday.
Crews Extinguish Slow-Moving Brush Fire In Brentwood Neighborhood Crews worked to extinguish a slow-moving brush fire Tuesday that erupted in a residential neighborhood in Brentwood.
Newport Beach Scrambles To Hire Lifeguards As Record Beach-Goer Numbers Escape HeatAs temperatures remained more than 10 degrees above normal on Monday, the city of Newport pleaded with off-duty season lifeguards to return and help monitor the masses who escaped the heat at the beach.
Lifeguards Make Over 400 Rescues In 1 Day As Rip Currents Hit LA BeachesStrong currents and rip tides along Southern California kept lifeguards busy over the weekend as large numbers of beach-goers took to the coast to escape the intense heat.