firefighters

Ameera Butt
October 21, 2019 - 12:52 pm
( KNX 1070 AM ) -- There's roughly a 30-acre brush fire burning in the 500 block of North Palisades Drive in the Pacific Palisades Monday. Mandatory evacuations are in effect for Charmel Lane to the west, Bienvenida Avenue to the east, Merivale Lane to the south and End of Lachman Lane to the north...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:45 pm
( KEZK ) - Who knew a full or partially-full waterbottle could be so deadly!? As most of the U.S. deals with the hottest week of the year thus far, firefighters are reminding people to stay hydrated, but be cautious. Don't leave your full or half-full water bottles in the car, because they could...
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March 04, 2019 - 12:07 pm
The state Supreme Court has just upheld a rule that took away a pension perk for state workers. The Justices decided then Gov. Jerry Brown was within his rights to get rid of the perk that allowed employees to pad their pensions by buying five extra years of service. But the ruling did not settle...
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Debbie Wright
January 24, 2019 - 5:37 am
(KNX 1070/CNS) - The man, who snarled traffic for a few hours on the 101 freeway Thursday afternoon, is now in custody. The freeway lanes are also being re-opened. The re-opening of the 101 #DTLA is underway! More @KNX1070 https://t.co/sZR9SRn0Rd — Brian Douglas (@BrianDouglasKNX) January 25, 2019...
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USA Today
November 28, 2018 - 10:30 am
(CBS News/KNX 1070) -- Some California homeowners eager to save their properties -- and themselves -- from the wildfires raging across parts of the state have an advantage others don't: private firefighters. Several major property-casualty insurers began hiring out private fire departments roughly...
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USA Today
August 24, 2018 - 2:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City and labor leaders have agreed to changes to the controversial Deferred Retirement Option Plan for police and firefighters, aimed at making it less susceptible to abuse, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The DROP program allows employees of the LAPD and LAFD who enter the...
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Cooper Rummell
July 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm
POMONA (CNS) - A brush fire that broke out this afternoon in Pomona charred at least 10 acres of grass and was burning slowly uphill, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Water drop on the fire in Pomona. Fire officials say forward progress has been slowed but the winds are shifting...
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Councilman Mitchell Englander
June 25, 2018 - 11:48 am
(KNX 1070) -- On the day that a Long Beach firefighter is shot and killed and another wounded, Los Angeles Councilman Mitchell Englander unveiled the first of 62 memorial signs, honoring firefighters killed in the line of duty. Today I joined @LAFDChief , @tgamboalocal112 , & President of the...
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CITY OF BUCKEYE FIRE DEPARTMENT
June 25, 2018 - 11:27 am
(CBS NEWS) -- One family's bad pool day has helped spread the word about the possible dangers lurking in a place you might not expect. The fire department's warning about pool noodles has been shared hundreds of times, helping pool owners know what to look out for. Firefighters in Buckeye, Arizona...
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June 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The long-standing battle in the sky between firefighters and Sheriff’s Deputies in Orange County may finally be coming to end. For roughly two years the OC Fire Authority and Sheriff’s Department have been in a turf war over which agency is in charge of helicopter search and rescue...
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