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Police and Fire Memorabilia Show January 19th

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El Segundo will receive a new fire engine and emergency equipment worth $1.15 million from Chevron Corporation

A large cloud of smoke from a Chevron refinery gas flare, as seen from Manhattan Beach, hovers over the South Bay on Monday, September 17, 2018. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) By David Rosenfeld | drosenfeld@scng.com | The Daily … Continue reading

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LA City Fire Adding Fifth AW139

The Los Angeles Fire Department is set to introduce a fifth Leonardo AW139 intermediate, twin-engine helicopter into its fleet. The aircraft is expected to be delivered from Leonardo’s Philadelphia facility in Spring 2019 and will be used to perform a … Continue reading

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More than 100 Firefighters Battle Sylmar Strip Mall Blaze

Firefighters Monday extinguished a greater-alarm blaze that damaged part of an L-shaped strip mall in Sylmar, and no one was hurt. The fire was reported December 10th at 3:47 a.m. at 12777 San Fernando Road and extinguished in about two … Continue reading

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Video: Responders rescue man clinging to tree in rain-swollen river

A dramatic video shows a crew rescuing a man who was clinging to a tree in a rain-swollen river. KTLA reported that Los Angeles Fire Department responders arrived within minutes of the call about a man who was spotted hanging onto … Continue reading

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Residents Survive CA Blaze in Chilly Lake

When over a dozen people became trapped by the Camp Fire last week, a firefighter sent them wading into the Lake Concow reservoir. Nov. 14 — CONCOW, CA — When Scott realized that his lakeside home in the wooded hills … Continue reading

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Woolsey Fire Containment Grows As Fire Crews Battle Strong Winds

Updated November 14, 2018 MALIBU, CA – The deadly Woolsey Fire has burned 97,620 acres, destroyed 453 structures, threatened another 57,000, forced the evacuation of more than 265,000 people in Los Angeles and Ventura counties and is 40 percent contained … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Volunteers at the Ready for California Fire Duty

  [Updated 2018 November 13 @ 1024 UTC] Amateur Radio volunteers have been active or are standing by on several fronts as wildfires continue to rage in large sections of California.  Camp Fire In Butte County, in Northern California, the Camp … Continue reading

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Arson Suspected in Overnight Fire at 129-Year-Old Church in Pasadena

A fire that damaged a 129-year-old Episcopalian church Saturday morning (1/13/18) in Pasadena has prompted an arson investigation. Authorities said the cause of the non-injury fire at Church of the Angels, which was reported at 2:20 a.m. at 1100 N. Avenue 64, … Continue reading

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California Wildfires Highlighted the Failures of Emergency Notification System

The Sonoma ridgeline was a sunrise of flame as Sgt. Brandon Cutting led deputies up country roads to pound on doors, hollering “Sheriff’s Office!” Thirty minutes later, with Cutting huffing from exertion and choking in thick smoke, the evacuation of … Continue reading

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