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Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:23:51 GMT



Fire Breaks Out at Pomona Pallet Yard - NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

Fire Breaks Out at Pomona Pallet Yard
NBC Southern California
A fire broke out Tuesday night in a pallet yard in Pomona and quickly went to two alarms. The fire was reported at 9:27 p.m. in the 1300 block of East Third Street, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. LA City Fire responded to a report ...

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Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:42:36 GMT



Rescue Ambulance 862 is Go! - Argonaut Online


Argonaut Online

Rescue Ambulance 862 is Go!
Argonaut Online
The Los Angeles City Council purchased three ambulances last year and L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin fought to put one at Fire Station 62, LAFD Deputy Chief Armando Hogan said. “Station 62 averages between 16 and 22 calls a shift, and Station 63 in ...


Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:40:35 GMT



Cleveland ordered them removed. Los Angeles set them on fire. How will scooter sharing fare in Chicago? - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Cleveland ordered them removed. Los Angeles set them on fire. How will scooter sharing fare in Chicago?
Chicago Tribune
The city's business affairs and consumer protection department says there is no specific license or permit that allows dockless electric scooter rental businesses to operate in Chicago. In a statement, the agency warned that it was “unlawful” to store ...

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Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:22:27 GMT



One year after a firefighter's deadly fall, LA is fighting an order from state safety regulators - Los Angeles Times


Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

One year after a firefighter's deadly fall, LA is fighting an order from state safety regulators
Los Angeles Times
Cal/OSHA officials said their order will require the city to take corrective steps to prevent serious and fatal falls in the future. But the Fire Department has filed an appeal, calling the order “vague and ambiguous” and arguing that it provided ...
LAFD Appeals Ruling on State Safety PolicyFirehouse.com (press release) (blog)

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Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018 16:01:09 GMT



LA County Fire Captain Missing Since Monday - Patch.com


Patch.com

LA County Fire Captain Missing Since Monday
Patch.com
NEWHALL, CA — A Los Angeles County Fire Department captain has been missing since Monday, prompting a frantic effort to find him. Forty-three-year-old Wayne Stuart Habell was last seen leaving his Newhall home at about 7:30 a.m. Monday, said ...
Los Angeles County Fire Captain from Newhall MissingMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:20:10 GMT



Firefighter from Utah dies battling Mendocino Complex fire, the largest wildfire in recorded California history - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Firefighter from Utah dies battling Mendocino Complex fire, the largest wildfire in recorded California history
Los Angeles Times
Two weeks later, Brian Hughes, captain of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots, was killed when he was struck by a tree while working with his crew to set a backfire — a tactic designed to limit a fire's spread — on the east side of that same blaze. He ...
Worst may be yet to come amid an extreme California wildfire seasonAccuWeather.com

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Posted on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:19:53 GMT



Why California's largest fire in history is so difficult to contain - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Why California's largest fire in history is so difficult to contain
Los Angeles Times
Crews are on especially high alert this week after a firefighter who traveled from Draper City, Utah, to help battle the blaze died Monday while working on an active stretch. ... “We always talk about having our head on a swivel when we're out on the ...

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Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:02:11 GMT



LA firefighter files discrimination suit, saying his equipment was smeared with feces - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

LA firefighter files discrimination suit, saying his equipment was smeared with feces
Los Angeles Times
Brown, 40, discussed the incident with his colleagues and reported it to a captain outside his station, which triggered an internal personnel complaint, according to his filing. Several months later, Brown informed his colleagues he planned to discuss ...

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Posted on Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:52:00 GMT



The West's wildfire season of 2018 is shaping up to be another really bad one - MinnPost


MinnPost

The West's wildfire season of 2018 is shaping up to be another really bad one
MinnPost
The Ranch Fire, larger of the complex's two component blazes, became the largest in California history on Sunday morning, when it stood at 282,479 acres; it has claimed at least one life, a battalion chief from the city fire department in Draper City ...

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Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:26:00 GMT



California's largest fire ever keeps growing as winds fan flames - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

California's largest fire ever keeps growing as winds fan flames
Los Angeles Times
Crews are on especially high alert this week after a firefighter who traveled from Draper City, Utah, to help battle the blaze died Monday while working on an active stretch. ... “We always talk about having our head on a swivel when we're out on the ...
The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fireHerald-Whig

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Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:05:00 GMT



 

 
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