Category: Fire


Firefighters Prepare for Santa Ana Wind Event That Could Bring Gusts up to 55 mph

October 9, 2019

October 9, 2019

SCE gives notice about power shutoff for Malibu By Sam Catanzaro In anticipation of the upcoming Santa Ana wind event,...

LAFD Puts Out Palisades Highlands Fire

September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

Brushfire breaks out in Palisades Highlands Monday By Sam Catanzaro Firefighters made quick work putting out a brushfire that broke...

Firefighters Prepare for First Santa Ana Wind Event of Wildfire Season

September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019

Low humidity, gusts up to 40 mph expected By Sam Catanzaro The National Weather Service (NWS) forecasts the first Santa...

LAFD’s New Helicopter

September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

Additional chopper bolsters fleet as fire season begins   By Staff Writer Say hello to LA’s newest firefighting helicopter just...

Solar Powered Emergency Wifi for Mandeville Canyon

September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019

Pilot program rolls out for Mandeville Canyon.  By Sam Catanzaro In a big win for public safety in Brentwood as fire...

Hiker Dies of Heatstroke in Malibu

September 3, 2019

September 3, 2019

Emergency crews rescue multiple individuals Labor Day By Sam Catanzaro An individual died Labor Day Monday when a group of...

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Malibu

August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

Sweetwater Fire erupts near Surfrider Beach By Sam Catanzaro Over 200 firefighters have made quick work containing a 40-acre brush...

Monitoring Key Indicators for Fire Threat in the Santa Monica Mountains

August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019

City of Malibu Monitoring Key Indicators for Fire Threat in the Santa Monica Mountains By Staff Writer As part of...

Palisades Brush Fire Extinguished

August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

LAFD makes quick work of Highlands fire Tuesday afternoon By Sam Catanzaro The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) made quick...

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Palisades Highlands

August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

Forward progress fire has stopped at approximately five acres By Sam Catanzaro Tuesday afternoon a brush fire broke out in...