Wildfires Continue To Burn Across Southern California, As Red Flag Warning Remains In EffectThe 2019 wildfire season had been relatively quiet in Southern California until a strong Santa Ana wind event hit the area Oct. 9 sparking a number of brush fires that grew as wind gusts increased and relative humidity decreased.
Saddle Ridge Fire Traffic Update: 5, 210, And 405 Freeways Re-Opened In Both DirectionsCal Trans has announced that I-5, I-210, I-405, and the 118 and 14 freeways are open, as is the northbound 5 truck route.
Fires Break Out Across Southern CaliforniaA number of fires broke out across the Southland Thursday as humidity dropped, temperatures rose and winds picked up.
Firefighters Ready For Busy Fire Season Following Record Rainfall That Doubled Brush GrowthFirefighters are expecting to spend all summer chasing smaller fast-moving fires.
State Of Emergency Declared In California To Prepare For Wildfire SeasonOn Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in California to prepare for this year's wildfire season.
Giant Super Scoopers Arrive In LA To Help In Big FirefightsTwo giant water-dropping aircraft arrived in Van Nuys Saturday. The water tankers are in place about three weeks earlier than normal.
Officials Warn Of Upcoming Bad Fire SeasonPeople living in wildfire-prone areas are urged to clear the brush from around their homes and create an evacuation plan.
'Super Scoopers' Return To Assist With Fire Season In LA CountyTwo "Super Scoopers" remained housed at Van Nuys Airport on Friday in preparation for what some say could be a harsh fire season in Los Angeles County.
Intense Winds Have Firefighters On High AlertAs high winds continue to blow through Southern California, the Red Flag fire warning has firefighters on high alert.
1,900-Acre Colby Fire Wanes, Dangerous Conditions PersistA massive blaze in the suburbs of Glendora, dubbed the Colby wildfire, was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.
New Water-Dropping Aircraft Go Into Service In Preparation For 2013 Fire SeasonThe Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday unveiled several new aircraft resources that will aide in the upcoming fire season.
Wildfires Spark Debate On Climate Change Among Calif. PoliticiansSenator Barbara Boxer said Thursday that wildfires like the fast-moving Silver Fire should be a wake-up call to the reality of climate change.
Officials Restrict Campfires Ahead Of Fire SeasonMajor fires in the San Bernardino National Forest are likely this fire season since there was little winter precipitation, fire officials warn.
Female Inmates Helping To Fight WildfiresWith fire season off to an early start, female inmates in one of California's prison camps are working together to help prevent and fight wildfires in the Southland.
Fire Department Says Fire Season Has Officially StartedAs firefighters come close to full containment of a brush fire in Monrovia, the fire department says that a potentially hazardous fire season has officially begun.