Man Rescued From Santa Ana Storm Drain He Was Trapped In 4 DaysThe man was rescued at about 8 a.m. Monday after someone passing by heard a cry for help in the 2800 block of North Main Street and called 911, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.
Hiker Rescue Calls Skyrocket 225% In Orange CountyWith the combination of excessive heat and more people in Orange County’s popular hiking trails, both agencies have seen a record number of search and rescue calls.
OCFA Captain Returns To Work After Recovering From COVID-19 At Home With Healthy Wife, DaughterWhen one Orange County Fire Authority captain was sent home, along with 23 others, on March 18 after two firefighters at his station near the University of California Irvine tested positive for COVID-19, he imagined the worst.
Coronavirus: Orange County Cases Near 1,000; Death Toll At 15Orange County officials reported 49 new cases of the novel coronavirus and one more death Tuesday, bringing the county's totals to 931 cases and 15 deaths.
OC First Responders Take Extra Precautions To Protect Against CoronavirusFirst responders with Orange County Fire Authority are taking extra precautions when they treat those who may have coronavirus.
OC Fire Authority Worker Shoots Dog, Dumps Body At Irvine Fire Station, Prosecutors SayHe remains employed with the agency. The dog was shot in the head. A trash truck driver discovered the dog’s body in a dumpster at an Irvine fire station back in August.
Husky Finds Himself In Ruff Spot After Getting Head Stuck In WheelThe big puppy known as Bam Bam got his head stuck in metal center of the wheel he had found at home. His family says they have no idea how he managed to get himself in such a tight spot.
LA, OC Firefighters Send Swift Water Teams To Assist Ahead Of Hurricane FlorenceHurricane Florence is now a Category 4 storm, but is expected to gain strength when it reaches landfall Thursday. More than a million and a half people in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have been evacuated.
OC Supervisors Want Answers Over Ongoing Helicopter Feud Between Fire, SheriffFor two years, the sheriff’s and fire pilots have waged a public dispute, sometimes racing each other to get their helicopters to rescue scenes, leading to growing concern that the quarrel will lead to an in-flight collision.
3-Alarm Fire Destroys Santa Ana Moving BusinessA three-alarm fire destroyed a Santa Ana moving business Wednesday, but firefighters were able to keep it from spreading to neighboring businesses.
Fire Destroys 'Iconic' Trabuco Flyers BuildingA building at an airport for remote-controlled aircraft in Trabuco Canyon near Rancho Santa Margarita was destroyed and a caretaker burned, authorities said Monday morning.
Torrance Man Faces Arson Charges In Yorba Linda Brush FireAuthorities have identified a man Friday who was arrested in connection to a vehicle and brush fire in Yorba Linda.
Woman Trying To Rescue Kitten Rescued By OC FirefightersA 51-year-old woman trying to rescue her kitten from a steep slope behind her Silverado Canyon home needed to be rescued herself by firefighters aboard a helicopter.
911 Dispatcher Helps Couple Deliver Baby Girl Inside Irvine HomeAn Irvine couple is enjoying their newborn after she was born at home with help and guidance from a 911 dispatcher and a birthing coach.
Firefighters Injured, Homes 'Heavily Damaged' In Laguna Hills FireA three-alarm fire was reported Monday at two homes in Laguna Hills.