fire

June 13, 2019 - 12:09 pm
HERMOSA BEACH - A two-alarm fire damaged a three-story home under construction in Hermosa Beach and spread to four other nearby homes before it was extinguished. Hermosa Beach Police detained and later arrested a suspect who was found near the scene of the fire. He is Michael Christopher Kotva, age...
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June 10, 2019 - 12:36 pm
A fire heavily damaged several businesses in a strip mall in the popular NoHo Arts District today. The fire was reported about 5:35 a.m. in the 5200 block of North Lankershim Boulevard. The flames burned through the roof of the single-story, 75-foot-by-150-foot building and prompted firefighters to...
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June 03, 2019 - 8:34 am
One person suffered minor burns today in an explosion and fire at an oil and chemical storage terminal in Carson. Firefighters sent to the 2000 block of Sepulveda Boulevard at 5:40 a.m. extinguished the flames in about a half hour, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported. The explosion and...
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May 31, 2019 - 10:00 am
A fire heavily damaged a single-story commercial building in the south Los Angeles area today, but no one was hurt, authorities said. The fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. in the 3100 block of South Main Street, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The flames were extinguished...
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Rebekah Sager
May 30, 2019 - 9:40 am
(KNX 1070) -- The United States Secret Service reported Wednesday that a man lit himself on fire just steps from the White House lawn. By Thursday the Maryland man had died. Identified as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, was initially reported missing by his family. Wednesday morning, Montgomery...
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Margaret Carrero
May 20, 2019 - 8:30 am
(KNX 1070) - The Trump Administration is threatening to cut millions of dollars in federal aid for fire departments in California. The US Forest Service says that the state is over-billing for help under an agreement signed in 2015. But the Cal Fire chief disputes that and says the extra cash is...
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Getty
May 15, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Cal Fire has determined that the Camp Fire, that burned in Butte County in November, was caused by electrical transmission lines owned by PG&E. In February of this year, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, saying...
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May 06, 2019 - 7:58 am
A fire damaged the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority house in Long Beach today, and a firefighter suffered a minor injury. Firefighters sent to the 3900 block of East Eighth Street at 5:36 a.m. and extinguished the flames in about 10 minutes, said Long Beach fire Capt. Jack Crabtree. The firefighter was...
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AP
April 30, 2019 - 7:27 am
More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges. Derick Almena, 49, and Max Harris, 29, have been in jail since they were charged in June 2017, six months after the so-called Ghost Ship...
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Notre Dame, fire
Benoît Moser/BSPP
April 16, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Experts work to recover priceless relics from the rubble at Notre Dame.
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