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Posted on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:09:36 GMT



As Skirball fire containment increases to 90 percent, LAFD is developing a plan to address homeless encampments - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

As Skirball fire containment increases to 90 percent, LAFD is developing a plan to address homeless encampments
LA Daily News
The fire department has four fire engines and two brush patrols — described as smaller, more maneuverable vehicles — working the area, the LAFD said. An all-volunteer LAFD Crew 3 will also help battle the fire, fire officials said. The fire has ...
Cooking Fire At Homeless Camp Sparked Los Angeles BlazeHuffPost
LA's Skirball Fire Was Sparked by an Illegal Cooking FireKQED
LA Councilman: Officials 'Not Aware' Of Homeless Encampment Linked To Skirball FireCBS Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times -NBC Southern California -Los Angeles Fire Department
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Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:22:54 GMT



LAFD captain with 24 years of service dies while off duty - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

LAFD captain with 24 years of service dies while off duty
LA Daily News
(Photo courtesy of LAFD). A Los Angeles Fire Department captain was off-duty when he died on Sunday, officials said. Officials announced the death of LAFD Capt. II Keith Stewart on Tuesday morning via Twitter saying “his loss will be felt throughout ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:18:41 GMT



Ornamental landscaping in celebrity-studded Montecito adds to fire danger - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Ornamental landscaping in celebrity-studded Montecito adds to fire danger
Los Angeles Times
Montecito has over the last few decades become a favorite spot of celebrities, making it one of the most affluent communities in America. Those who own homes there include Oprah Winfrey, Rob Lowe and Ellen DeGeneres. The area is highly susceptible to ...
California firefighters gain on blaze amid wind threatKansas City Star
California's Thomas Fire 30 Percent ContainedNPR
What does containment and mop up of a wildfire mean?LA Daily News
New York Daily News -Daily Beast -Los Angeles Fire Department
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Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:25:00 GMT



How LAFD Determines Wildfire Danger in Los Angeles - NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

How LAFD Determines Wildfire Danger in Los Angeles
NBC Southern California
The LA City Fire Department uses a brush burning index to determine the level of fire danger each day. Here is how they get that number. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017). The Los Angeles Fire Department uses a Burning Index rating to determine the ...

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Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:53:29 GMT



LAFD Chief: 'Our People Are Getting Tired' - KTLA


KTLA

LAFD Chief: 'Our People Are Getting Tired'
KTLA
As beleaguered Southern California firefighters confronted yet another new brush fire on Wednesday morning, LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said his crews are exhausted. "We're in the middle of a weeklong red flag condition. We're not done," Terrazas said ...

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Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:42:37 GMT



In Battle Against Creek Fire, LAFD to Deploy Drones for the First Time - NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

In Battle Against Creek Fire, LAFD to Deploy Drones for the First Time
NBC Southern California
For the first time, the Los Angeles Fire Department plans to deploy drones to help coordinate its battle against a pair of wildfires threatening homes in the city. Gene Kang reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Published ...
Skirball fire evacuees eager to get home continue to wait as firefighters work to make area safeLA Daily News
How to Help Los Angeles Firefighters? Donate to the LAFD Foundation, Chief SaysKTLA
Doom Season in Los AngelesNew York Times
SPIN -Los Angeles Times -USA TODAY
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Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:28:00 GMT



Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains - NRToday.com


NRToday.com

Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains
NRToday.com
Elsewhere, fire officials announced that a cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a blaze last week that destroyed six homes in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. Arson investigators determined that the so-called Skirball fire near the ...
Fire crews battle California blazesSBS

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Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:42:00 GMT



Largest California fire eyes communities northwest of Los Angeles - live updates - CBS News


CBS News

Largest California fire eyes communities northwest of Los Angeles - live updates
CBS News
An estimated 2,500 structures were threatened by the Creek Fire at one point, according to the U.S. Forest Service, which was fighting the blaze in a unified command with the Los Angeles city and county fire departments. Los Angeles Fire Department ...
Wildfire Threats in Ventura and San Diego CountiesNew York Times
Skirball firefighting operations continue overnight, UCLA cancels Thursday classesLA Daily News
Return of powerful winds poses 'extreme fire danger' across Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Times
NBCNews.com -Washington Post -ABC News
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Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:33:24 GMT



LAFD snuffs out brush fire in El Sereno - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

LAFD snuffs out brush fire in El Sereno
Los Angeles Times
A plume of smoke, viewed from downtown Los Angeles, rises from a brush fire in El Sereno on Friday. (Los Angeles Times). Doug SmithContact Reporter. Los Angeles Fire Department air and ground crews quickly knocked down a six-acre brush fire in El ...

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Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:40:00 GMT



Essential California: Cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked Skirball fire - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Essential California: Cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked Skirball fire
Los Angeles Times
Westfield Corp., operator of upscale shopping malls in Century City and dozens of other locations in the U.S. and Britain, is being sold to French commercial real estate giant Unibail-Rodamco in a $16-billion deal, the two companies announced Tuesday ...

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Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:31:49 GMT



 

 
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