Wildfire

AP
AP News
November 08, 2019 - 7:00 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paradise will pause on Friday. One year after the most devastating wildfire in California history mostly destroyed the town, local officials are asking people to pause for 85 seconds beginning at 11:08 a.m. — one second for every person who was killed. It's one of several...
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LAFD
KNX 1070
November 05, 2019 - 5:22 pm
A family's heirloom wedding ring proves to be a symbol of resiliency - surviving not one, but two fires in Southern California. While putting out hot spots on a street in Brentwood during the recent Getty Fire, firefighters found a water-logged yet beautiful antique jewelry box. Inside was an...
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October 30, 2019 - 6:50 am
(KNX) A wildfire has already broken out in Simi Valley Wednesday morning and has grown to at least 15 acres as Southern California is under an extreme Red Flag warning because of high Santa Ana winds. Areas around the Reagan Library are under mandatory evacuations . Homes are being threatened. MAP...
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Johnny Lopez
October 30, 2019 - 6:32 am
A couple’s dream wedding in wine country has gone viral after a dramatic photo captured the devastating wildfires in the distance. When planning their nuptials from their home in Chicago, Curtis and Katie Ferland didn’t take into account that there might be a blaze raging in the distance, according...
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KNX 1070
October 28, 2019 - 9:33 am
Good news on the Oak Fire at 101 and Las Virgenes. The fire is out. No structures lost. Nobody hurt. Be alert, stay prepared. Conditions can change quickly. Battalion 5 units engaged in 2nd Alarm brush fire at Las Virgenes and the 101 Fwy in the City of Calabasas. Fire is currently at 10 acres with...
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KNX 1070
October 25, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Cal Fire says progress has been stopped on a nearly 100-acre fire burning east of San Diego called the Sawday Fire. The fire started this morning around the Sawday Truck Trail and Littlepage Road .near Highway 78 in the Ramona area. It spread quickly due to gusty winds and there were evacuations,...
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Rebekah Sager
October 25, 2019 - 11:37 am
In light of devastating fires blazing in and around Santa Clarita, Airbnb has activated its Open Homes Program, to help displaced residents and relief workers deployed to fight the Tick Fire. The program recruits hosts willing to provide free housing to those in need in the community. Click here if...
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CalFire YouTube Screenshot
Ameera Butt
August 29, 2019 - 7:45 am
There are dangers of dropping fire retardants from a plane, as seen in a video released by Cal Fire and the US Forest Service. The message Cal Fire wants to get across is how damaging fire retardant drops can be, according to a story from CBS San Diego. For example, in the video, an SUV can be seen...
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AP
AP News
August 25, 2019 - 9:42 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise. It is heaps of melted metal. It is scorched pine trees. It is a place where things used to be, before a fire destroyed nearly 19,000 structures and killed 86 people last November. But on Friday night, Paradise looked like home again...
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Rebekah Sager
July 11, 2019 - 7:28 am
Cal Fire released a dramatic new video Thursday chronicling the devastation of the first chaotic hours of last fall's Camp Fire. The Camp Fire has been called the worst wildfire in California history, leaving 85 people dead, 19,000 structures destroyed, decimating 90 percent of the town of Paradise...
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