Wildfire

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Wet Weekend Helps Fight Against Massive Fire Near Big Bear Lake

A damp weekend helped firefighters stop the growth of a huge Southern California wildfire.

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Crews Contain 50 Percent Of Sterling Fire In San Bernardino

Fire crews are gaining ground on the Sterling Fire in the Del Rosa area.

06/26/2015

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100-Acre Fire Burns In San Bernardino Near Sterling Avenue

No evacuations have been ordered.

06/25/2015

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Investigators Believe Lake Fire May Have Been Intentionally Set; Flames Spread To 36 Square Miles

The blaze about 90 miles east of Los Angeles has charred 36 square miles of timber and brush since June 17. As of Thursday, it was only 21 percent contained.

06/25/2015

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Cooler Weather To Help Crews Battling Massive Forest Fire Near Big Bear Lake

A high pressure system that pushed temperatures into the triple digits in SoCal over the weekend is drifting east, allowing a gradual cooling trend into the middle of the week.

06/22/2015

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Lake Fire Grows To 15K Acres As Calif. Feels Dry Wildfire Season From North To South

As firefighters knocked down dozens of small brush fires from north to south, a fleet of helicopters took on what was by far the largest of the wildfires, in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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Fire South Of Big Bear Lake Grows To 11,000 Acres

The fire burning east of Camp de Benneville Pines and south of Jenks Lake Road prompted help from more than 500 firefighters deployed to the area, along with several aircraft.

06/19/2015

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Firefighters Train In Simi Valley Ahead Of Wildfire Season

It looked like an all-out assault on a brush fire Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.

05/13/2015

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California Cleans Up As Storm Hits Southwest

Perhaps the biggest job was in Camarillo, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles, where a mudslide made 13 homes uninhabitable Friday. The debris flowed down a hillside burned by wildfire last year.

12/13/2014

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3 Convicted In Colby Fire Ordered To Pay $9M

Three men who were convicted of causing a Los Angeles-area wildfire that destroyed homes and forced thousands to flee have been ordered to pay $9 million in restitution.

12/01/2014

Authorities say the arrival of two "Super-Scooper" aircraft and an Erikson "Helitanker" are arriving just in time for fire season. (Photo credit: Jeff Nguyen)

LA County Receives ‘Super Scoopers’ Ahead Of Potentially Tough Fire Season

Los Angeles County firefighters are ready for what some say could be a particularly harsh fire season, and they’ve got the hardware to back it up.

09/03/2014

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Brush Fire Scorches At Least 10 Acres In Corona

The blaze was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. in the 19300 block of Quebec Avenue, according to CAL FIRE in Riverside.

08/28/2014

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Campers Forced To Flee Fast-Moving Brush Fire In Angeles National Forest

Campers and hikers scrambled to leave the most popular recreation in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire swept through the area.

08/17/2014

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Mix Of Summer Season, Wildfires, Drought May Push Power Grid Limits

State energy officials Friday warned the statewide drought and continued threat of wildfires could pose challenges to power supplies in coming weeks.

06/27/2014

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Glendale Crews Try To Knock Down 150-Acre Brush Fire Above Brand Park

Fire crews are battling a 25-acre brush fire in the hills above Brand Park in Glendale.

06/22/2014

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