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Pasadena Star-News
Woman covered in poison oak airlifted from Eaton Canyon Fallsof the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. “She was covered in poison oak,” he
Woman covered in poison oak airlifted from Eaton Canyon Falls
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. “She was covered in poison oak,” he said. Rescuers found the woman and a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter took her to a ground ambulance at 11:15 p.m., said Dispatch Supervisor Michael... Read more
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The Signal
Brush Fire held to one and a half acres near Highway 14of Highway 14 were shut down while fire crews worked to contain the blaze, whic
Brush Fire held to one and a half acres near Highway 14
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
of Highway 14 were shut down while fire crews worked to contain the blaze, which was initially reported at 5:58 p.m. The fire was contained as of 6:23 p.m., according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokeperson. No injuries were rep... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man fatally shot by FBI agent serving search warrants in Southern Californiasaid. An agent fired his weapon after a confrontation with the man, Eimiller sa
Man fatally shot by FBI agent serving search warrants in Southern California
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
said. An agent fired his weapon after a confrontation with the man, Eimiller said. An FBI medic and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department rendered aid to the man at the scene, Eimiller said, but he was later pronounced dead at a... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Judge blocks transgender bathroom lawtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins.” Everyone near the sce
Judge blocks transgender bathroom law
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins.” Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous-materials team. No evacuations were ordered, but the sheriff’s... Read more
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News.com.au
Sulfur tank explodes at US refinerysite,'' company spokesman Destin Singleton said. ``At this time we have not det
Sulfur tank explodes at US refinery
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
site,'' company spokesman Destin Singleton said. ``At this time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins.'' The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team and the Sheriff's Department urged people within 400... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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ABC Montana
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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Salon.com
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins.” Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins.” Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff’s... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
FBI Agent Fatally Shoots Individual While Serving Search Warrant at Compton Homefor where the shooting occurred. She did not give a gender for the person kille
FBI Agent Fatally Shoots Individual While Serving Search Warrant at Compton Home
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
for where the shooting occurred. She did not give a gender for the person killed. An FBI paramedic and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department rendered aid to the shooting victim at the scene, but the person was pronounced dead at a... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reportedtime we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the sce
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
time we have not detected any harmful levels of toxins." Everyone near the scene was accounted for, Singleton said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team. No evacuations were ordered but the Sheriff's... Read more
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The Signal
Scooter crash victim identified as first responderGreengard said. The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries as a result of the co
Scooter crash victim identified as first responder
The Signal / Posted 5 days ago
Greengard said. The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision, he said. Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to report of a “motorcyclist down,” dispatched to the crash site near the San... Read more
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The Signal
Couple sought in kidnapping of murder victim's children arrested in Coloradotheir suspicions were correct. On the day Havrill’s body was found, Santa Clar
Couple sought in kidnapping of murder victim's children arrested in Colorado
The Signal / Posted 5 days ago
their suspicions were correct. On the day Havrill’s body was found, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and Los Angeles County Fire Department rescue personnel discovered she had suffered trauma to the head. She was pronounced dead... Read more
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The Signal
Motorcyclist hurt in crash on Bouquet Canyon RoadThursday following a two-vehicle traffic collision on Bouquet Canyon Road at We
Motorcyclist hurt in crash on Bouquet Canyon Road
The Signal / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday following a two-vehicle traffic collision on Bouquet Canyon Road at West Valencia Boulevard, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. when a motorcycle and a gray-colored SUV... Read more
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The Signal
Search on for ATV rider at Rowher Flatsguys went out this morning and one came back reporting he lost sight of the oth
Search on for ATV rider at Rowher Flats
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
guys went out this morning and one came back reporting he lost sight of the other,” Aguilera said. Search teams with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Team were dispatched Wednesday afternoon to... Read more
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The Signal
Scooter driver killed in Highway 126 crashGreengard said. The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries as a result of the co
Scooter driver killed in Highway 126 crash
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
Greengard said. The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision, he said. Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to report of a “motorcyclist down,” dispatched to the crash site near the San... Read more
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The Signal
Family of hit and run victim remembers a loving fatherbefore 9 p.m. on Newhall Avenue near Sierra Highway and the Polynesian Mobile H
Family of hit and run victim remembers a loving father
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
before 9 p.m. on Newhall Avenue near Sierra Highway and the Polynesian Mobile Home Park, Inspector Gustavo Medina of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. A post by Nancy Rivas Sanchez on the fundraising website, Gofundme.com, describing... Read more
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The Signal
Baby rescued from Canyon Country pool treated at Children's HospitalStreet, between Camp Plenty Road and Glasser Avenue, for reports of a baby susp
Baby rescued from Canyon Country pool treated at Children's Hospital
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
Street, between Camp Plenty Road and Glasser Avenue, for reports of a baby suspected of drowning in a backyard pool, Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Cheryl Sims said Monday. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies... Read more
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The Signal
Castaic house fire put out in 20 minutesfamily is recovering today from a house fire that burned the second floor of th
Castaic house fire put out in 20 minutes
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
family is recovering today from a house fire that burned the second floor of their home Monday night, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a house fire on Foothill Road in... Read more
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The Signal
Four hit-and-run crashes recorded in last three monthsman was struck by a car sometime before 9 p.m. on Newhall Avenue at Sierra High
Four hit-and-run crashes recorded in last three months
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
man was struck by a car sometime before 9 p.m. on Newhall Avenue at Sierra Highway, Inspector Gustavo Medina of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. “Without witnesses, it’s practically impossible,” Maag said referring to... Read more
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The Signal
Sheriff’s deputy injured in collisionwhite Ford Explorer and a black-and-white sheriff’s patrol car were involved in
Sheriff’s deputy injured in collision
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
white Ford Explorer and a black-and-white sheriff’s patrol car were involved in the collision. “A deputy was rear-ended,” Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Cheryl Sims said. “(She) was alert and conscious, transported to the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Firefighters Rescue Teen Stuck in ChimneyA teenage boy was rescued Monday night after being stuck in a chimney in Lancas
Firefighters Rescue Teen Stuck in Chimney
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
A teenage boy was rescued Monday night after being stuck in a chimney in Lancaster for more than an hour. Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Daniel Riley said it appears the boy climbed in to his neighbors' chimney from the top and got stuck... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Firefighters Work to Free Boy Stuck in Chimney in LancasterFirefighters in Lancaster were working to free a child who became stuck in a ch
Firefighters Work to Free Boy Stuck in Chimney in Lancaster
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
Firefighters in Lancaster were working to free a child who became stuck in a chimney Monday night, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said. Los Angeles County Firefighters work to free a boy who became stuck in a chimney in Lancaster on... Read more
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The Signal
Baby rescued in near drowning at Canyon Country poolStreet, between Camp Plenty Road and Glasser Avenue, for reports of a baby susp
Baby rescued in near drowning at Canyon Country pool
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
Street, between Camp Plenty Road and Glasser Avenue, for reports of a baby suspected of drowning in a backyard pool, Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Cheryl Sims said Monday. “The baby was supposed to be airlifted by rescue... Read more
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The Signal
Newhall man killed by hit-and-run drivertraffic collision happened sometime before 9 p.m. on Newhall Avenue near Sierra
Newhall man killed by hit-and-run driver
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
traffic collision happened sometime before 9 p.m. on Newhall Avenue near Sierra Highway, Inspector Gustavo Medina of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Paramedics, one fire engine and one squad were dispatched to a traffic collision on... Read more
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The Signal
Brush fire in wash doused in 30 minutesan area of the Santa Clara River wash at Langside Avenue, extinguishing the fir
Brush fire in wash doused in 30 minutes
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
an area of the Santa Clara River wash at Langside Avenue, extinguishing the fire in about 30 minutes, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The fire was first reported at 3:12 p.m. in the wash near Langside, north of... Read more
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The Signal
Overturned car near Agua Dulce sends one to hospitalp.m. Sunday when it flipped over onto its roof in the northbound lanes of Highw
Overturned car near Agua Dulce sends one to hospital
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
p.m. Sunday when it flipped over onto its roof in the northbound lanes of Highway 14 just south of Escondido Canyon Road, Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Cheryl Sims said. “We received the call from the (California Highway Patrol)... Read more
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The Signal
SCV Sheriff's deputy hurt in crash, taken to hospitalwhite Ford Explorer and a black-and-white sheriff’s patrol car were involved in
SCV Sheriff's deputy hurt in crash, taken to hospital
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
white Ford Explorer and a black-and-white sheriff’s patrol car were involved in the collision. “A deputy was rear-ended,” Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Cheryl Sims said. “(She) was alert and conscious, transported to the... Read more
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The Signal
Early morning crash near Shadow Pines sends one to hospitalthe hospital following an early morning traffic collision on Highway 14 near Sh
Early morning crash near Shadow Pines sends one to hospital
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
the hospital following an early morning traffic collision on Highway 14 near Shadow Pines Boulevard, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The crash happened shortly after 4:45 a.m. Sunday in the southbound lanes near... Read more
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The Signal
Three hurt in crash on Interstate 5shortly before 12:30 a.m. Friday in the southbound lanes of the I-5 just north
Three hurt in crash on Interstate 5
The Signal / Posted 11 days ago
shortly before 12:30 a.m. Friday in the southbound lanes of the I-5 just north of Calgrove, Inspector Gustavo Medina of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. “This was for an overturned vehicle on its side,” he said. “We had a report of one... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Residents begin to return home as Blue Cut fire continues to burn for 3rd dayturn) in conditions today,” said Capt. Lou Gaytan, who is helping to oversee a
Residents begin to return home as Blue Cut fire continues to burn for 3rd day
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
turn) in conditions today,” said Capt. Lou Gaytan, who is helping to oversee a strike team of five fire engines from the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “We’re looking good.” Evacuation orders were lifted Thursday afternoon for residents in... Read more
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The Signal
Motorcyclist hurt near Via Princessa, taken to hospitalto the California Highway Patrol. Paramedics were dispatched to the traffic co
Motorcyclist hurt near Via Princessa, taken to hospital
The Signal / Posted 12 days ago
to the California Highway Patrol. Paramedics were dispatched to the traffic collision at 8:22 a.m., a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. “We got the call as an auto collision, a vehicle versus motorcycle in the first... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Blue Cut Fire: Where Are the Super Scoopers?to pick up water," Poole told KPCC. If San Bernardino officials want to borrow
Blue Cut Fire: Where Are the Super Scoopers?
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
to pick up water," Poole told KPCC. If San Bernardino officials want to borrow a super scooper, they'd need to ask the Los Angeles County Fire Department, which leases the aircraft from Canada. The Blue Cut Fire has charred more than 45 square... Read more
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The Signal
LAPD officer injured in Castaic collisionsaid, noting CHP officers are looking for the motorist responsible to hitting t
LAPD officer injured in Castaic collision
The Signal / Posted 13 days ago
said, noting CHP officers are looking for the motorist responsible to hitting the motorcycle officer. Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched to the crash shortly before 10 a.m., a spokeswoman for the Fire Department... Read more
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The Signal
100 gallons of raw sewage floods Saugus neighborhoodAt least 100 gallons of raw sewage flooded a Saugus neighborhood Monday night,
100 gallons of raw sewage floods Saugus neighborhood
The Signal / Posted 14 days ago
At least 100 gallons of raw sewage flooded a Saugus neighborhood Monday night, a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. A break in a sewage line shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday released the sewage near homes on Santa Catarina... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Series of Fires in Rosemead Prompt Arson Investigationburning on Del Mar Avenue engulfed a carport and was knocked down in about 20 m
Series of Fires in Rosemead Prompt Arson Investigation
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
burning on Del Mar Avenue engulfed a carport and was knocked down in about 20 minutes, said Supervisor Ed Pickett of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. There were no immediate reports of injury as a result of the fires. Check back for... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Cars destroyed in series of non-injury fires in RosemeadROSEMEAD, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County Fire Department officials say nobody
Cars destroyed in series of non-injury fires in Rosemead
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
ROSEMEAD, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County Fire Department officials say nobody was hurt in a series of suspicious fires that ripped through carports and destroyed multiple vehicles in Rosemead. Investigators say four fires broke out early Tuesday -... Read more
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The Signal
Foul play suspected in death of woman found Sundaythe Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Emergency respo
Foul play suspected in death of woman found Sunday
The Signal / Posted 15 days ago
the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Emergency response crews, including firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and officers with the California Highway Patrol, were dispatched to a remote area near... Read more
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The Signal
Body found near Gorman, homicide detectives called to investigatelieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said. Emergency res
Body found near Gorman, homicide detectives called to investigate
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said. Emergency response crews including firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and officers with the California Highway Patrol were dispatched to a remote area near... Read more
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The Signal
Triple digit temperatures send 2 to hospital from Magic Mountain Six Flagsafternoon with heat-related health problems, according to park and emergency re
Triple digit temperatures send 2 to hospital from Magic Mountain Six Flags
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
afternoon with heat-related health problems, according to park and emergency response officials. Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched to the park at 4:35 p.m., a Fire Department spokeswoman said. Upon... Read more
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The Signal
Crash on I-5 sparks small brush fireHaggard said no one was taken to the hospital. Paramedics were dispatched to t
Crash on I-5 sparks small brush fire
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
Haggard said no one was taken to the hospital. Paramedics were dispatched to the crash at 8:55 a.m., a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. “We had a small spot fire, but it was out on arrival,” he said. Fire crews wrapped... Read more
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The Signal
One dead following fiery crash in Green Valleyplunged down a steep embankment and burst into flame on San Francisquito Canyon
One dead following fiery crash in Green Valley
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
plunged down a steep embankment and burst into flame on San Francisquito Canyon Road in Green Valle, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Sunday. The solo vehicle crash happened shortly after 6:15 p.m. Saturday when a car... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
This weekend: Heat you can feel, air you can seein those areas. The threat of serious brush fires will be elevated by the lowe
This weekend: Heat you can feel, air you can see
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
in those areas. The threat of serious brush fires will be elevated by the lower humidity, the weather service said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department is prepared for the worst. Two so-called Super Scooper airplanes will be on standby... Read more
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