Powerhouse Fire

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Powerhouse Fire Victims Sue LADWP

Residents affected by last year’s Powerhouse Fire near Santa Clarita are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility is to blame for starting the blaze that destroyed dozens of homes.

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A mudslide was reported Wednesday in Lake Hughes Road. (credit:  CBS)

Truck Stuck Following Mudslide In Lake Hughes

The road is shut until Caltrans crews can clear the slide.


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Brush Fire Erupts Near Homes In Castaic

A brush fire burning dangerously close to homes has erupted near San Francisquito Canyon in Castaic.


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Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency For Powerhouse Fire

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles County a month after a wildfire burned 24 residences and more than 47 square miles of brush.

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Powerhouse Fire Now 78 Percent Contained

The Powerhouse fire burning in the Angeles National Forest was 78 percent contained Thursday.

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Powerhouse Fire 70 Percent Contained

Firefighters are conducting mop-up operations at the scene of the big wildfire that scorched 32,032 acres in the span of a week near a utility facility near Palmdale.

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Local State Of Emergency Declared In Powerhouse Fire

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proclamation Tuesday declaring a local state of emergency from the 32,000-acre Powerhouse Fire.


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32K-Acre Powerhouse Fire Remains 60 Percent Contained

Firefighters are seeing improved conditions Tuesday as they continue to battle the 32,000-acre Powerhouse Fire in the Angeles National Forest, the National Weather Service said.

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Powerhouse Fire 60 Percent Contained, Most Evacuation Orders Lifted

Evacuation orders were lifted for more than 3,000 residents Monday night as authorities reported 60 percent containment of the Powerhouse Fire.

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The Powerhouse Fire at night. (credit: CBS)

32K-Acre Powerhouse Fire 60 Percent Contained As Weather Conditions Improve

The nearly 30,000-acre Powerhouse Fire was 40 percent contained as of early Monday morning, the U.S. Forest Service said.

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At Least 6 Structures Lost In 22,242-Acre Powerhouse Fire

Authorities Sunday said at least six structures have been destroyed and more than 1,000 homes remain threatened as the Powerhouse Fire expanded in size to 22,242 acres.


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Air Quality Could Reach ‘Unhealthy’ Range In Fire-Ravaged Areas

Los Angeles-area smog experts Sunday warned that air quality could reach an “unhealthy range” in areas impacted by smoke from the raging 19,500-acre Powerhouse Fire.


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Mandatory Evacuations Ordered, More Than 5K Acres Burned As Powerhouse Fire Rages On

The Los Angeles Fire Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department continued to order mandatory evacuations Saturday as the Powerhouse Fire grew from changing winds.

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Powerhouse Fire North Of Santa Clarita Continues To Burn

Authorities Saturday said the Powerhouse Fire has prompted a new round of evacuations along Lake Hughes Road.