Saddle Ridge Fire 80 Percent Contained, Red Flag Warnings IssuedCrews working under a red flag warning continued to fight the Saddle Ridge fire in Sylmar as low humidity and gusty winds returned.
Howling Winds Take Down Trees, Could Lead To More Power Outages This WeekendStrong, gusty winds took down trees overnight and has SoCal Edison mulling more power outages to prevent equipment from sparking wildfires.
Local Assistance Center To Open In Sylmar To Help Victims Of Saddle Ridge FireThe new center will open at 9:30 a.m. at the Sylmar Recreation Center on Borden Avenue. Residents can come to the center to get help with replacing lost records, filing insurance claims, applying for disaster assistance, and get information on property cleanup, repair and rebuilding.
Parents, Teachers Protest How LAUSD Handled School Closures During Saddle Ridge FireParents and teachers rallied Tuesday outside of a Granada Hills school to protest how Los Angeles Unified School District handled school closures during the devastating Saddle Ridge Fire.
Firefighters Make Progress On Saddle Ridge Fire As Investigators Work To Determine CauseThe fire broke out beneath a Southern California Edison high-voltage transmission line in Sylmar.
Saddle Ridge Fire Started Under High-Voltage Transmission Tower, Investigators ConfirmArson investigators confirmed Monday that the deadly and destructive Saddle Ridge Fire started under a high-voltage transmission tower.
Family Mourns LA Park Ranger Who Died Shortly After Patrolling Saddle Ridge Fire Areas"He's just one of the most unselfish people that I've ever met," said Torres' son Brian Yoder. "He's just...very giving, very gracious."
Most Schools Forced To Close By Saddle Ridge Fire Back Open Today; Granada Hills Charter High To Remain ClosedSeveral schools in the areas in the immediate area shut down Friday at the height of the fire, but they are scheduled to resume regular classes Monday morning.
LA Park Ranger Dies Of Heart Attack After Working During Saddle Ridge FireCapt. Alberto Torres collapsed Friday afternoon after patrolling San Fernando Valley city parks impacted by the Saddle Ridge fire and died the next morning of a massive heart attack.
Public Health Officials Warn Of Poor Air Quality As A Result Of Saddle Ridge FireWildfires burning across two areas in Southern California have resulted in poor air quality in the region.
Firefighters Gain Ground On Southern California Wildfires As Winds CalmThe cooler weather Sunday was assisting firefighters in battling the Saddle Ridge and Sandalwood fires in the Southland.
40-Year Employee Of LA City Park Rangers Dies Of Heart Attack After Working Saddle Ridge FireA Los Angeles City park ranger who was working during the Saddle Ridge fire has died.
Investigation Continues Into Cause Of Saddle Ridge Fire In San Fernando ValleyFire investigators this weekend returned to Sylmar focusing on an Edison power tower as the possible ignition point of the Saddle Ridge fire.
Saddle Ridge Fire 33 Percent Contained, Damages Or Destroys At Least 32 StructuresImproving weather conditions are helping firefighters battle the 7,965-acre blaze, said L.A. County Fire Department Captain Tony Imbrenda.
Air Quality Health Advisory Extended Due To Saddle Ridge FireSensors are showing elevated particulate matter concentrations throughout the entire San Fernando Valley, areas west of central LA, and coastal areas west of the 110-Freeway.