Police Investigating Possible Cause Of Saddle Ridge Fire In SylmarAs the deadly and devastating Saddle Ridge Fire continued to burn in several communities, so did the question of what started the fire.
1 Dead, Dozens Of Homes Destroyed By Saddle Ridge Fire In Porter Ranch; 100K FleeFire officials say the Saddle Ridge Fire has grown to 4,700 acres as of daybreak Friday, after initially being reported as a 1-acre blaze at 9 p.m. Thursday. One man has died of a heart attack amid the wildfire, which damaged 25 homes.
LIVE UPDATES: Saddle Ridge Fire Rages In San Fernando ValleyThe 4,700-acre Saddle Ridge Fire has forced the evacuation of more than 12,600 people Friday morning in the San Fernando Valley, shut down several major freeways and closed dozens of schools and universities.
40 Spooked Horses Rescued From Burning Ranch After Worker Puts Out Call For Help On Social MediaIncredibly, all the animals were safely evacuated.
Red Flag Warning Extended To Saturday Night As Crews Battle Saddle Ridge FireThe Saddle Ridge Fire has burned 4,700 acres in the San Fernando Valley, destroyed at least 25 homes and forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate.
Saddle Ridge Fire Erupts In Sylmar, Threatens Homes In Porter RanchA fast-growing brush fire is threatening homes in the Sylmar area with mandatory evacuations ordered for approximately 1,900 homes in Oakridge Estates and in the area west of Balboa, north of Sesnon to the Ventura County border with Mason as the western border.
Former High School Wrestling Coach Sentenced For Sexual Abuse A man who coached wrestling teams at a Sun Valley high school and a San Fernando Boys and Girls Club was sentenced Tuesday to 71 years in state prison for the sexual assaults of nine young athletes.
Wildlife Waystation Tigers, Cougars And Lions Relocated To Indiana SanctuaryThey are among approximately 400 wild animals being moved after the Wildlife Waystation announced last month it was permanently closing due to fire and flood damage.
Wildlife Waystation Closes Prompting Relocation Of Over 400 Wild AnimalsWolves rescued from fur farms and chimpanzees rescued from medical experimentation facilities are some of the waystation's current residents.
Big Rig Driver Killed After Truck Hits Freeway Bridge Pillar In SylmarA truck carrying grapes and other produce was headed south on the 5 Freeways truck route near the 210 transition when the driver somehow lost control.
2 Women Pulled From Speeding Car That Took Out Power Poles, Hydrant In SylmarTwo women are in critical condition Wednesday after being pulled out of a car that had taken out power poles and a fire hydrant in Sylmar.
Inmate Who Escaped Sylmar Work Camp Captured In HollywoodFernando Deras was serving a four-year sentence for corporal injury.
Motorcyclist Fatally Falls Off 118 Freeway Transition RampA motorcyclist was killed in Sylmar Saturday afternoon around 2 p.m. after crashing and reportedly falling from the elevated transition ramp on the Ronald Reagan Freeway.
Rain Pummels Burn Areas, Shuts Down PCH, Magic Mountain Before Heading OutAnother storm system soaked the Southland Wednesday and put on a spectacular overnight lightning show before it slowly moved out of the area by late afternoon.
Third Round Of Storms To Dump Several Inches Of Rain Across SouthlandMandatory evacuation orders remain in place for the Woolsey Fire burn area.