Fire

March 19, 2019 - 4:08 pm
LOS ANGELES - Prosecutors have charged a Missouri man they say caused a panic at a Los Angeles mall last week. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says Tuesday that Nicholas Oates faces charges including burglary, arson and assault with a firearm. The panic occurred Friday when a man...
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March 07, 2019 - 5:11 pm
(KNX 1070) - A 25-year-old Monrovia man has been arrested in connection with one in a series of suspicious fires in the city in less than two days. He's been booked on suspicion of arson to a Little Free Library. Officials say the two most serious fires - which did significant damage to two homes...
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ISIS Supporter Image
February 19, 2019 - 2:38 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A photo posted on the Internet of a downtown Los Angeles skyscraper looking as if it's bursting into flames, with a camouflage-clad jihadist-looking person carrying an ISIS flag standing in front of it, has been getting a lot of attention from the LAPD and the Feds as they try to...
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LA County Fire Twitter Photo
February 13, 2019 - 2:12 pm
HUNTINGTON PARK (CNS) - A fire heavily damaged a commercial building in Huntington Park today, but no one was hurt. The blaze was reported about 10:40 a.m. in the three-story building in the 2000 block of Belgrave Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. A large plume of black...
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February 06, 2019 - 12:30 pm
GARDEN GROVE (CNS/KNX 1070) - Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire in a Buddhist temple in Garden Grove this morning, but not before the blaze caused nearly a half-million dollars in damage. Firefighters responded about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday to the 12200 block of Magnolia Street and found flames...
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AP
February 05, 2019 - 11:06 am
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP/KNX 1070) — The Orange County sheriff's department says the pilot, who was killed when his plane crashed into a home in Yorba Linda, was carrying credentials that falsely identified him as a retired Chicago police officer. The department says it's not sure why 75-year-old...
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Getty
February 04, 2019 - 3:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of residents living in recreational vehicles and other temporary shelters are being ordered to leave their burned out properties after federal authorities threatened to withhold paying for the massive cleanup of California's most destructive wildfire. The Paradise city...
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Pete Demetriou
December 28, 2018 - 11:22 am
(KNX 1070) -- LA City Firefighters made quick work of a blaze in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Hollywood before it could spread throughout the structure. About 10 engines blocked Sunset Blvd. as crews got inside the school building and fought the fire on the second floor. #...
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December 26, 2018 - 9:01 am
ORANGE (CNS) - A plant that produces aluminum aircraft parts in the city of Orange erupted into flames Wednesday morning and firefighters from four departments spent hours putting them out, authorities said. The fire was reported about 1:25 a.m. at Quality Aluminum Forge at 820 North Cypress Street...
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December 19, 2018 - 11:37 am
WINNIE, Texas (AP) — Two sheriff's deputies saved a man from a burning vehicle in southeast Texas during a dramatic rescue captured on video. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne says the driver was critically hurt when his vehicle overturned and caught fire last week near Winnie, a community...
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