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Wine country lacked water-dropping aircraft in first hours of wildfires - Los Angeles Times


Kansas City Star

Wine country lacked water-dropping aircraft in first hours of wildfires
Los Angeles Times
Cal Fire, the state's primary firefighting agency, has no aircraft capable of night flight. The U.S. Forest Service has one, based at the Angeles National Forest. The rest are largely operated by county and city fire departments all in the south ...
The Latest: Napa Valley school remain closed until MondayKansas City Star

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Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:50:00 GMT



LAPD Board Approves Controversial Drone Program - CBS Los Angeles


CBS Los Angeles

LAPD Board Approves Controversial Drone Program
CBS Los Angeles
The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way in June for the city's fire department to begin using drones. A Los Angeles Fire Department report addressed the issue of privacy concerns and said the devices would not be used to monitor or provide ...
LAPD becomes nation's largest police department to test drones after oversight panel signs off on controversial programLos Angeles Times
LAPD settlements soar as officials close the books on high-profile lawsuits against police officersLos Angeles Times
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Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:03:49 GMT



California Prepares for the 'Big One' With Earthquake Drill - U.S. News & World Report


KY3

California Prepares for the 'Big One' With Earthquake Drill
U.S. News & World Report
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Millions of Californians were due on Thursday to simultaneously drop to the floor, clamber under tables and cover their heads for a minute or two of imagined seismic turmoil during the latest annual "Great ShakeOut" earthquake ...
Californians in cheeky SELFIES under desks as MILLIONS take part in HUGE earthquake drillDaily Star

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Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:10:00 GMT



Darin White named Oakland's new fire chief - East Bay Times


East Bay Times

Darin White named Oakland's new fire chief
East Bay Times
OAKLAND — Longtime Oakland firefighter Darin White was named fire chief Thursday, the city's second choice after a Los Angeles candidate turned down the job over a contract dispute. White, who has spent 20 of his 30-year career in Oakland, will lead a ...

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Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:24:44 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department captain killed wife in Long Beach murder-suicide, coroner finds - Los Angeles Times


LA Daily News

Los Angeles Fire Department captain killed wife in Long Beach murder-suicide, coroner finds
Los Angeles Times
A Los Angeles firefighter shot and killed his wife before taking his own life in Long Beach early Saturday morning, coroner's officials ruled on Monday. Wayne Havron, 53, of Long Beach was identified Monday as the gunman in a murder-suicide in the 7100 ...
Authorities identify LA City firefighter killed in Long Beach murder-suicideLA Daily News
Authorities: LA Fire Captain Killed Wife in Murder-SuicideFOX40
LAFD Firefighter Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Long BeachLAist

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Posted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:30:31 GMT



New fires in Sausalito, Santa Cruz and Dublin force evacuations - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

New fires in Sausalito, Santa Cruz and Dublin force evacuations
Los Angeles Times
Officials were contending with new fires in Northern California on Tuesday as progress continued on the blazes that have ravaged wine country. Five firefighters were injured in a fast-moving wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains, one of several ...

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Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:42:03 GMT



Bossier fire department requests $375K for armored vehicle - Shreveport Times


Shreveport Times

Bossier fire department requests $375K for armored vehicle
Shreveport Times
On Tuesday, Zagone explained a proposed ordinance to the Bossier City Council that would allow the fire department to use up to $375,000 to purchase a BearCat MedEvac from Lenco Armored Vehicles. “Through the last three or four years, we've been doing ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:48:50 GMT



Report of possibly armed man prompts hospital evacuation in Sylmar - KABC-TV


KABC-TV

Report of possibly armed man prompts hospital evacuation in Sylmar
KABC-TV
... were still in the parking lot following the evacuation. County and city firefighter-paramedics were assisting in the transfer of some patients to nearby hospitals for ongoing medical attention, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement ...
LA Hospital Evacuated Over Report of Gunman; No One FoundU.S. News & World Report
Report of man with gun at LA hospital leads to evacuationSFGate
Report of person with gun prompts Sylmar hospital evacuation89.3 KPCC
KTLA
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Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:00:50 GMT



String of arson fires in Studio City area under investigation by LAFD - FOX 11 Los Angeles


String of arson fires in Studio City area under investigation by LAFD
FOX 11 Los Angeles
"My dumpster is next to my car, so if the dumpster goes on my fire my car is on fire, above my car is my apartment, and I manage my building and I care about the people that live in my building, so if I'm gone and something happens and I'm not able to ...

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Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:31:32 GMT



LA city and county ready for a firefight, despite teams at Wine Country wildfires and Canyon Fire 2 - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

LA city and county ready for a firefight, despite teams at Wine Country wildfires and Canyon Fire 2
LA Daily News
The Los Angeles city and county fire departments both have personnel battling massive blazes in Northern California and Orange County, but officials say they are prepared if anything happens locally. The LAFD has one strike team in Napa County fighting ...
South Bay, Los Angeles, county send firefighters to battle Orange County fireThe Daily Breeze
Thousands Evacuated, 24 Structures Destroyed in OC's Canyon Fire 2; Over 9 Square Miles Burned as Fire Is 5 ...KTLA

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Posted on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:45:00 GMT



 

 
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