Orange County Fire Authority

Woman Trying To Rescue Kitten Rescued By OC Firefighters

A 51-year-old woman trying to rescue her kitten from a steep slope behind her Silverado Canyon home needed to be rescued herself by firefighters aboard a helicopter.

08/31/2015

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911 Dispatcher Helps Couple Deliver Baby Girl Inside Irvine Home

An Irvine couple is enjoying their newborn after she was born at home with help and guidance from a 911 dispatcher and a birthing coach.

07/09/2015

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Firefighters Injured, Homes ‘Heavily Damaged’ In Laguna Hills Fire

A three-alarm fire was reported Monday at two homes in Laguna Hills.

03/02/2015

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Distressed Hiker Rescued In Horsethief Canyon Area

Orange County Fire Authority Capt. said the hiker called for help around 4:40 p.m. Monday.

01/05/2015

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Stanton Man Dies After Huntington Beach Crash

A Stanton man died late Friday night following a crash earlier in the day in Huntington Beach, authorities said.

12/20/2014

Dispatcher David Paschke. (credit: Michele Gile/CBS)

OC Dispatcher Helps Daughter Perform Heimlich Maneuver On Choking Mother

Two daughters will have their mother for the holidays, thanks to an Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher who helped save her from choking on mini marshmallows.

12/15/2014

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Broken Water Main Floods Orange County Neighborhood

Some Orange County homeowners were left with a mess after water from a broken pipe flooded their street on Sunday.

11/30/2014

This small Cessna developed engine trouble Thursday and had to make an emergency landing. (credit: CBS)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Irvine Park

A small plane that had engine trouble has landed safely in an Orange County park that used to be a Marine air base.

11/27/2014

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OC Dispatchers Help Deliver 2 Newborns Over The Phone In 1 Week

When a baby wants to make an early entrance into the world, and the hospital is just too far away, that frantic dad will want to call an Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher.

11/10/2014

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5 Teens Killed In Fiery Crash On 5 Freeway In Irvine

An early morning crash that killed five Orange County teens and seriously injured a sixth has left young friends with memories and parent with nightmares.

10/04/2014

The Orange County Fire Authority had five drowning or near drowning calls in the past two days. (credit: CBS)

Recent Rash Of Drownings In Orange County Has Officials Concerned

The drowning of a 15-year-old male in Garden Grove Saturday was the latest in a series of tragedies involving water in Orange County.

09/28/2014

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Girl, 3, Nearly Drowns In Irvine Spa

A bystander reportedly found the girl and pulled her out.

09/27/2014

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4 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Laguna Hills Restaurant

A vehicle Monday crashed into an Orange County restaurant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2014

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968-Acre Silverado Canyon Fire Is 80 Percent Contained

A brush fire that has torched 968 acres in Orange County was 80 percent contained Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2014

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Mandatory Evacuations Ordered In 1,600-Acre Brush Fire Burning In Silverado Canyon

Crews Friday were battling a 1,600-acre brush fire in Silverado Canyon of the Cleveland National Forest.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2014

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