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  • Rain not enough to prevent wildfires in Glendale area

    Rain not enough to prevent wildfires in Glendale area
    The unusual summer rain that dampened Glendale earlier this week will do little to quench parched hillside brush that continues to pose a high fire risk, officials said.
  • High heat raises fire risk

    High heat raises fire risk
    This fire season will bring a host of harder-than-usual challenges due to higher temperatures, below-average rainfall and fewer firefighting resources. That's according to Glendale Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, who on Tuesday warned the public that fire...

    Rep. Schiff recognizes Montrose Search and Rescue on House floor

    Rep. Schiff recognizes Montrose Search and Rescue on House floor
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) gave a shot out to the Montrose Search and Rescue team Wednesday while addressing his colleagues in the House, citing a June 29 incident in which members found and resuscitated a drowning toddler. The team had been...

    Southland prepares for fire season, high temperatures

    With temperatures on the rise, Southern California was bracing for the arrival in earnest of fire season. On Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena station announced that the fire danger level in the Angeles National Forest had...

    Fire threat level raised for Angeles National Forest amid higher temperatures

    Fire threat level raised for Angeles National Forest amid higher temperatures
    With vegetation drying out and warmer temperatures bearing down on the Southland, officials today raised the fire threat level for Angeles National Forest to “very high.” U.S. Forest Service officials are asking the more than 1 million people...