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Pasadena Star-News
Firefighters douse flames at former El Monte gunpowder manufacturing facilitysaid. The fire was first reported at 4:49 p.m. along Arden Drive, near the rai
Firefighters douse flames at former El Monte gunpowder manufacturing facility
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 16 hours ago
said. The fire was first reported at 4:49 p.m. along Arden Drive, near the railroad tracks just north of Valley Boulevard, Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Cheryl Simms said. Firefighters could see smoke rising from the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Saluting a hometown hotshot with a freeway tributeHigh graduate was 21, fresh out of the fire academy and following in the footst
Saluting a hometown hotshot with a freeway tribute
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
High graduate was 21, fresh out of the fire academy and following in the footsteps of his father, a captain with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. On Monday, the California Legislature will vote – as a matter of formality – to put... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
40-Acre Brush Fire in Ventura Area Spreading Rapidly, Threatening Structures: Fire Dept.immediately ordered. Air tankers have been called in to help with efforts to e
40-Acre Brush Fire in Ventura Area Spreading Rapidly, Threatening Structures: Fire Dept.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
immediately ordered. Air tankers have been called in to help with efforts to extinguish the flames, including one from the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Fire engines were in a defensive position as the flames moved slowly toward... Read more
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The Signal
Brush fire burning in Canyon Countrydispatched to a brush fire off Plum Canyon Road in Santa Clarita shortly before
Brush fire burning in Canyon Country
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
dispatched to a brush fire off Plum Canyon Road in Santa Clarita shortly before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Firefighters responding to the fire near Heller Circle described the fire to their... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
1 Student Killed, 5 Others Injured in Crash Near High School in WhittierVillaverde Drive — a little over a block from La Serna High School — about 11:3
1 Student Killed, 5 Others Injured in Crash Near High School in Whittier
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
Villaverde Drive — a little over a block from La Serna High School — about 11:30 a.m., according to a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The white SUV rolled over, leaving one student dead by the time firefighters... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Carport fire burns vehicles in El Monteone was hurt. Firefighters sent to the 3700 block of Gibson Road at 2:07 a.m.
Carport fire burns vehicles in El Monte
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
one was hurt. Firefighters sent to the 3700 block of Gibson Road at 2:07 a.m. extinguished the flames in 19 minutes, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation. A damage estimate was not... Read more
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Ventura County Star
County crews help LA County Fire Department fight Westlake Village blazeCrews with the Ventura County Fire Department helped the Los Angeles County Fir
County crews help LA County Fire Department fight Westlake Village blaze
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
Crews with the Ventura County Fire Department helped the Los Angeles County Fire Department fight a blaze Saturday afternoon in Westlake Village, officials said. Ventura County firefighters were called just before 2:00 p.m. to a 2 to 3 acre brush... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Firefighters Respond to Small Brush Fire in Westlake VillageFirefighters on Saturday afternoon responded to a small brush fire in Westlake
Firefighters Respond to Small Brush Fire in Westlake Village
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
Firefighters on Saturday afternoon responded to a small brush fire in Westlake Village, an official with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The incident was initially reported about 2 p.m. as a first-alarm structure fire in the 300 block... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Photos: Los Alamitos airfield's Operation Patriot Hook gets agencies ready for when disaster strikesplanes can carry multiple vehicles, hundreds of boxes or hundreds of soldiers.
Photos: Los Alamitos airfield's Operation Patriot Hook gets agencies ready for when disaster strikes
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
planes can carry multiple vehicles, hundreds of boxes or hundreds of soldiers. Dan Gordon, an arson investigator with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, was there for the practice mission with his unit. Not only does his department aid with... Read more
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Orange County Register
Los Alamitos airfield's Operation Patriot Hook gets agencies ready for when disaster strikesplanes can carry multiple vehicles, hundreds of boxes or hundreds of soldiers.
Los Alamitos airfield's Operation Patriot Hook gets agencies ready for when disaster strikes
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
planes can carry multiple vehicles, hundreds of boxes or hundreds of soldiers. Dan Gordon, an arson investigator with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, was there for the practice mission with his unit. Not only does his department aid with... Read more
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The Signal
Suspicious chemical shuts down Valencia bike trail, lanesBoulevard, just west of Bouquet Canyon Road, prompting a response from the Sant
Suspicious chemical shuts down Valencia bike trail, lanes
The Signal / Posted 10 days ago
Boulevard, just west of Bouquet Canyon Road, prompting a response from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “Our engine companies could not identify the liquid,” said Supervising Fire Dispatcher... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Fire scorches Temple City garage; firefighter injuredsaid. The fire was reported just before 12:15 p.m. in a detached residential g
Fire scorches Temple City garage; firefighter injured
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
said. The fire was reported just before 12:15 p.m. in a detached residential garage in the 5200 block of Halifax Road, Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Nick Yslas said. Firefighters arrived within minutes, and declared the flames... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Swimmer Who Disappeared Tuesday Near Manhattan Beach ID’d by Family Memberabout 5 p.m. He was wading in the water with two of his friends, who noticed h
Swimmer Who Disappeared Tuesday Near Manhattan Beach ID’d by Family Member
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
about 5 p.m. He was wading in the water with two of his friends, who noticed he was not with them when they got to shore, Los Angeles County Fire Department spokeswoman Lidia Barillas said. His friends waited for him to return from the water but... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Stranded hiker rescued from cliff above Arcadia parkofficials said. A male hiker, 25, of Arcadia, climbed to a cliff at the park a
Stranded hiker rescued from cliff above Arcadia park
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
officials said. A male hiker, 25, of Arcadia, climbed to a cliff at the park and was not able to climb back safely. A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter later hoisted the stranded hiker to safety, Arcadia police said in a... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Firefighters Battle 60-Acre Brush Fire Along 5 Freeway in Gormanon Tuesday. Twitter user Christopher Guzman posted video of the Gorman Fire on
Firefighters Battle 60-Acre Brush Fire Along 5 Freeway in Gorman
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
on Tuesday. Twitter user Christopher Guzman posted video of the Gorman Fire on April 19, 2016. The call came in to the Los Angeles County Fire Department at 1:10 p.m. and was burning at the 5 Freeway and Gorman Creek, according to Inspector... Read more
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The Signal
Brush fire burns near Gormanfire erupted on the northbound side of the freeway near Gorman. The fire was r
Brush fire burns near Gorman
The Signal / Posted 11 days ago
fire erupted on the northbound side of the freeway near Gorman. The fire was reported at 1:10 p.m. near Gorman Creek, said Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Richard Licon. The fire had spread to an estimated 15 to 20 acres in medium... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
CHP: Hit-and-run crash that injured 6 motorcyclists in Irwindale may have been intentionalno further description was available, authorities said. Two of the motorcyclis
CHP: Hit-and-run crash that injured 6 motorcyclists in Irwindale may have been intentional
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
no further description was available, authorities said. Two of the motorcyclists were hospitalized in critical condition, Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Ed Pickett said. Four more were treated for injuries, but declined to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Small plane with two aboard crashes near Catalina airportAirport in California. Fire crews responded to the accident and confirmed that
Small plane with two aboard crashes near Catalina airport
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Airport in California. Fire crews responded to the accident and confirmed that the two people survived the crash. The Los Angeles County Fire Department deployed two helicopters to assist in the rescue. A small plane (pictured) with two... Read more
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Orange County Register
Small plane with 2 aboard crashes near Catalina airportsay a small plane with two people aboard has crashed near the airport on Santa
Small plane with 2 aboard crashes near Catalina airport
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
say a small plane with two people aboard has crashed near the airport on Santa Catalina Island in Southern California. The Los Angeles County Fire Department says the two people survived the crash and were taken by helicopter to a Harbor-UCLA... Read more
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ABC News
Small Plane With 2 Aboard Crashes Near Catalina AirportThe Los Angeles County Fire Department says the two people survived the crash a
Small Plane With 2 Aboard Crashes Near Catalina Airport
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
The Los Angeles County Fire Department says the two people survived the crash and were taken by helicopter to a Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, but there was no immediate word on the extent of their injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Small plane with 2 aboard crashes near Catalina airportsay a small plane with two people aboard has crashed near the airport on Santa
Small plane with 2 aboard crashes near Catalina airport
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
say a small plane with two people aboard has crashed near the airport on Santa Catalina Island in Southern California. The Los Angeles County Fire Department says the two people survived the crash and were taken by helicopter to a Harbor-UCLA... Read more
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The Signal
SCV residents report seeing smoke from Sun Valley firePress. More than 100 firefighters were still battling the fire at 6 p.m. Shor
SCV residents report seeing smoke from Sun Valley fire
The Signal / Posted 13 days ago
Press. More than 100 firefighters were still battling the fire at 6 p.m. Shortly before 6 p.m., firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported smoke seen near Placerita Canyon and informed their dispatcher they check it out.... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Plane Crashes Near Airport on Catalina Island; Condition of 2 Occupants Unknown: LAFDA plane carrying two people crashed late Sunday afternoon near a municipal airp
Plane Crashes Near Airport on Catalina Island; Condition of 2 Occupants Unknown: LAFD
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
A plane carrying two people crashed late Sunday afternoon near a municipal airport on Catalina Island, a Los Angeles County Fire Department captain said. Few details were immediately available about the incident, which the Fire Department spokesman... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
LA County firefighters on standby to assist in Ecuador rescue efforts after earthquakeLOS ANGELES >> Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department are on
LA County firefighters on standby to assist in Ecuador rescue efforts after earthquake
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES >> Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department are on alert to scramble to Ecuador today, in the aftermath of the earthquake that killed at least 238 people. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the central Ecuador coast... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
At Least 5 Injured in Crash Involving Multiple Motorcycles on 210 Freeway in Irwindaleresponded shortly after 7 p.m. to the westbound side of the freeway, just west
At Least 5 Injured in Crash Involving Multiple Motorcycles on 210 Freeway in Irwindale
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
responded shortly after 7 p.m. to the westbound side of the freeway, just west of Irwindale Avenue, a supervisor with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Five or six people were hurt in the collision, according to the Fire Department.... Read more
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ABC News
Roaming Mountain Lion Prompts Lockdown at LA High Schoolbefore moving on to a residential neighborhood. The Department of Fish and Wil
Roaming Mountain Lion Prompts Lockdown at LA High School
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
before moving on to a residential neighborhood. The Department of Fish and Wildlife responded to the scene, along with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and about 40 officers from the Los Angeles Police Department, who cordoned off the area... Read more
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The Signal
Small earthquake strikes south of Valenciajolt,” a few took to The Signal’s Facebook page to say the opposite. “I felt n
Small earthquake strikes south of Valencia
The Signal / Posted 15 days ago
jolt,” a few took to The Signal’s Facebook page to say the opposite. “I felt nothing in Canyon Country,” said Brenda Kinney. No reports of damage related to the small quake were recorded, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department offi... Read more
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Orange County Register
High winds knock down trees, fan brush fire in Southern Californiaknocking out power to thousands. The fire was reported at 7:12 a.m. in the San
High winds knock down trees, fan brush fire in Southern California
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
knocking out power to thousands. The fire was reported at 7:12 a.m. in the Santa Clarita area north of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Fire Department said it was being held at about 8 acres in size. A 61 mph gust was recorded in the Saugus... Read more
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The Signal
High winds buffet Southern California, trees fall(AP) — Strong winds are buffeting many areas of Southern California, toppling t
High winds buffet Southern California, trees fall
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
(AP) — Strong winds are buffeting many areas of Southern California, toppling trees and fanning a small brush fire. The Los Angeles County Fire Department says the fire was reported at 7:12 a.m. Friday in the Santa Clarita area and firefighters... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Santa Clarita Areathe area of Newhall Ranch Road at Copper Hill Drive around 7:15 a.m., has scorc
Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Santa Clarita Area
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
the area of Newhall Ranch Road at Copper Hill Drive around 7:15 a.m., has scorched at least three acres, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The location borders Castaic. The flames were fueled by strong winds, which were pushing... Read more
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The Signal
Wind-whipped fire breaks out in Valenciaa bulldozer team were sent to the area of Valencia near the Rye Canyon Loop to
Wind-whipped fire breaks out in Valencia
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
a bulldozer team were sent to the area of Valencia near the Rye Canyon Loop to battle the blaze reported at 7:12 a.m., a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said. Winds were blowing out of the west at 25 mph, the spokesman said, and a... Read more
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The Signal
One inmate death cinformed natural; second under investigationa.m. March 20 and was being transported to the facility infirmary when he becam
One inmate death cinformed natural; second under investigation
The Signal / Posted 17 days ago
a.m. March 20 and was being transported to the facility infirmary when he became unresponsive, sheriff’s officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics were called and pronounced him dead at the scene. Investigators are still... Read more
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The Signal
One person injured in crash near Valencia schoolmorning following a two-vehicle traffic collision in front of Albert Einstein A
One person injured in crash near Valencia school
The Signal / Posted 17 days ago
morning following a two-vehicle traffic collision in front of Albert Einstein Academy in Valencia, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The crash happened about 11:12 a.m. at the intersection of Orchard Village Road and... Read more
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The Signal
County budget proposed Tuesdaynew Fire Station 143 is under construction at 28580 Hasley Canyon Road in Casti
County budget proposed Tuesday
The Signal / Posted 18 days ago
new Fire Station 143 is under construction at 28580 Hasley Canyon Road in Castiac. Kien Chin, a planning analyst with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, previously told The Signal that the 9,700-square-foot station will include a two-bay... Read more
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The Signal
Suspected arsonist arrested near Newhall Pass spot firesare working with officers of the Los Angeles Police Department on the case, he
Suspected arsonist arrested near Newhall Pass spot fires
The Signal / Posted 18 days ago
are working with officers of the Los Angeles Police Department on the case, he said. Firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched to the Newhall Pass twice within the hour. The first spot brush fire was... Read more
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The Signal
Dog rescued after jumping off cliffrescuers about 15 minutes to reach the rattled canine. “We considered bringing
Dog rescued after jumping off cliff
The Signal / Posted 18 days ago
rescuers about 15 minutes to reach the rattled canine. “We considered bringing in a copter,” said Capt. Arnie Diaz of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “It was too steep without any kind of rope system.” The fire crew formed a plan and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Infant rushed to hospital after falling into Glendora swimming pool>> A 2-month old baby fell into a pool in Glendora Monday and was rushed to a h
Infant rushed to hospital after falling into Glendora swimming pool
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
>> A 2-month old baby fell into a pool in Glendora Monday and was rushed to a hospital for treatment. Authorities were called to 400 W. Larkspur Lane shortly before 7 p.m., according to a dispatcher for the Los Angeles County Fire... Read more
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The Signal
Pedestrian killed on Sierra Highwaywas struck and killed Monday night on Sierra Highway in front of College of the
Pedestrian killed on Sierra Highway
The Signal / Posted 19 days ago
was struck and killed Monday night on Sierra Highway in front of College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus. The Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 17100 block of Sierra Highway at 9:51... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Woman, 2 children hurt in Irwindale crash on 605 Freewaycrash took place about 2:15 p.m. on the southbound 605 Freeway at Arrow Highway
Woman, 2 children hurt in Irwindale crash on 605 Freeway
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
crash took place about 2:15 p.m. on the southbound 605 Freeway at Arrow Highway, according to California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. The SUV tumbled down an embankment, rolled over several times and ended up in... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Major injury crash reported on 605 Freeway in Irwindalecrash took place about 2:15 p.m. on the southbound 605 Freeway at Arrow Highway
Major injury crash reported on 605 Freeway in Irwindale
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
crash took place about 2:15 p.m. on the southbound 605 Freeway at Arrow Highway, according to California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. The vehicle went down an embankment and ended up in a riverbed, authorities... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Search Resumes for Missing Diver Off Palos Verdes Coasttall, about 220 pounds, with red hair and blue yes. He has not yet been identif
Search Resumes for Missing Diver Off Palos Verdes Coast
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 21 days ago
tall, about 220 pounds, with red hair and blue yes. He has not yet been identified. The U.S. Coast Guard along with the Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards and the Redondo Beach Fire Department's Harbor Patrol launched a search near... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Man Reported Missing After Free Diving Off Rancho Palos Verdes, Prompting Multi-Agency Search40-year-old boater went missing off Rancho Palos Verdes on Friday evening, prom
Man Reported Missing After Free Diving Off Rancho Palos Verdes, Prompting Multi-Agency Search
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
40-year-old boater went missing off Rancho Palos Verdes on Friday evening, prompting a search by the Coast Guard and Los Angeles County Fire Department, officials said. The man was reported missing from his vessel, anchored about 500 yards... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
1 dead in Covina house fire, arson suspectedFriday afternoon, officials said. The fire was first reported at 2:01 p.m. at
1 dead in Covina house fire, arson suspected
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 22 days ago
Friday afternoon, officials said. The fire was first reported at 2:01 p.m. at a house in the 20900 block of Mesarica Road, Los Angeles County Fire Department Firefighter Humberto Agurcia said. “The first units arrived at 2:07 p.m. and reported a... Read more
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The Signal
Woman transported to hospital after Calgrove crashtraffic collision happened shortly after 2:40 p.m. Thursday on Calgrove near th
Woman transported to hospital after Calgrove crash
The Signal / Posted 23 days ago
traffic collision happened shortly after 2:40 p.m. Thursday on Calgrove near the I-5, said Inspector Randall Wright of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “There was a traffic collision that came in at 2:42 p.m.,” he said, noting firefighters... Read more
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The Signal
Man killed in crash near Val Verdeand intrusion into the passenger compartment, resulting in fatal injuries,” Hen
Man killed in crash near Val Verde
The Signal / Posted 23 days ago
and intrusion into the passenger compartment, resulting in fatal injuries,” Henry wrote in his report. Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched to the crash at 13 minutes after midnight, Fire Department spokesman... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Horse airlifted from ravine dies despite rescuers best effortsis the second time in three weeks firefighters in California have had to airlif
Horse airlifted from ravine dies despite rescuers best efforts
Horse and Hound / Posted 24 days ago
is the second time in three weeks firefighters in California have had to airlift a horse from a ravine. On 21 March the Los Angeles County Fire Department shared video of a horse being airlifted to safety. Related articles: The horse had... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Driver survives near-death experience only to get hit by BUS minutes laterscene in the late afternoon to find the man conscious and breathing. He was tr
Driver survives near-death experience only to get hit by BUS minutes later
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
scene in the late afternoon to find the man conscious and breathing. He was treated by California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department before being rushed to a local hospital. CHP is investigating the accident. "This is... Read more
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The Signal
Motor home catches fire on I-5 in SCVsending heavy black smoke billowing into the air and prompting a swift response
Motor home catches fire on I-5 in SCV
The Signal / Posted 25 days ago
sending heavy black smoke billowing into the air and prompting a swift response from firefighters, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Motorists called the California Highway Patrol shortly after 1:35 p.m. to report... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Driver Escapes From Dangling SUV on Cliff, Then Gets Hit by Busauthorities said. The crash was reported about 4:40 p.m. south of the tunnel o
Driver Escapes From Dangling SUV on Cliff, Then Gets Hit by Bus
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
authorities said. The crash was reported about 4:40 p.m. south of the tunnel on Malibu Canyon Road north of PCH, said Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervising Dispatcher Cheryl Sims. The man hit by the bus was taken to a hospital, but... Read more
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Newsmax
Malibu, California: Driver's Cliff Crash Followed by Bus Swipefor the man, he was conscious and breathing on our arrival and was treated by t
Malibu, California: Driver's Cliff Crash Followed by Bus Swipe
Newsmax / Posted 26 days ago
for the man, he was conscious and breathing on our arrival and was treated by the fast response of our partners at the Los Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol. He was transported to a local hospital for... Read more
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