Southland Fire Crews And Residents Prepare For What National Weather Service Calls 'Dangerous And Record Breaking Heat Wave'Fire officials said they are ready for more wildfires as the west coast, including Southern California, enters what the National Weather Service has called a "dangerous and record breaking heat wave."
New Chinook Heli-Tankers Available To Firefighters In LA, Orange And Ventura Counties As Wildfire Danger IncreasesFirefighters now have three new Chinook Heli-Tankers to help them quickly respond to fires in Orange, LA, and Ventura Counties.
2 Homes Destroyed In Flats Fire, Evacuations Still In Place For Pinyon CrestAs temperatures soared Sunday, air and ground fire crews battled the 400-acre Flats Fire in the Santa Rosa Mountains off of Highway 74.
With Triple Digit Temps On The Way Experts Warn Of Severe Fire DangerResidents in the San Gabriel Valley are on high alert, keeping a vigilant eye on the forecast and the dry brush that covers the land and mountains around them.
Pasadena Steps Up Illegal Fireworks Enforcement Month Ahead Of July 4thThe City of Pasadena is stepping up enforcement efforts on illegal fireworks a month ahead of July 4.
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.