60 Minutes Preview: Hi-Tech Chinook Helicopters Could Be Game-Changer In Fight Against WildfiresOverworked and under-resourced fire chiefs battling wildfires are getting backup from new hi-tech helicopters that can fight fires 24/7, and, for the first time, drop flame retardant at night. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday.
Brush Fire Blackens Nine Acres In ChatsworthA brush fire blackened five acres in Chatsworth Wednesday.
Portion Of 5 Freeway In Castaic Still Closed As Crews Battle Route FireThe southbound lanes have reopened, but the northbound lanes remain closed.
Small Brush Fire Breaks Out In Angeles National ForestAll national forests in California are closed to visitors because of wildfire concerns.
Roadside Fire Scorches San Bernardino; Evacuations LiftedThe San Bernardino National Forest Service said the Roadside Fire was at 50 acres with 30% containment.
Firefighter Injured While Battling Pallet Fire In Downtown Los AngelesFirefighters Saturday battled an intense blaze consisting of wooden pallets in downtown Los Angeles.
West Hollywood Target Store Evacuated Over Arson Fire; Suspect DetainedFirefighters extinguished a small fire in the fitting room area of the store.
Man Found Dead, Firefighter Injured From Blaze at Commercial BuildingA man who was seen entering a burning commercial building in the Central Alameda area of Los Angeles Monday afternoon was found dead by fire crews who searched the structure.
Firefighters Battle Small Brush Fire In Montecito HeightsFirefighters are battling a small brush fire that has so far charred about three acres of grass and is burning uphill near 4110 N. Monterey Rd. in Montecito Heights, says Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart.
Hot, Dry And Windy: Critical Fire Weather Coming To SouthlandCritical fire weather conditions are coming to Southern California next week, forecasters said Saturday.
Montecito Heights Brush Fire Contained By FirefightersA brush fire in the area of 4570 N. Griffin Ave. in Montecito Heights is accelerating uphill and has the potential to grow to 40 acres, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Nicholas Prange.