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June 19
1946 - Community leader Bobbie (Nash) Trueblood arrives in Newhall [story]

The Los Angeles County Fire Department, along with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Incident Command Team 3 wishes to express our deep gratitude to the Golden Valley High School and the Hart District for their partnership with us as we battle the Sand Fire.

By allowing us to use the school property they have played an instrumental role in the Sand Fire firefighting efforts.

Thank you for graciously hosting and accommodating the hundreds of firefighters, incident command staff and numerous people that support the firefighting effort.

Below: Photos by Ken Lubas


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  1. Ali Fino Ali Fino says:

    You are amazing, thank you for all you have done for our homes and home town!

  2. Thank You .. much blessing to you all xo

  3. Thank you for all you have done!!!
    You guys are amazing!!

  4. πŸ‘πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Thank you all for your amazing work. πŸ”₯

    πŸ’œ Love you Guys πŸ’œ


  5. Dios los bendiga siempre por su gran apollo atanta gente por su dedicacion y sus esfuerzos por todo Dios los colme de vendiciones

  6. Maggie FN Maggie FN says:

    Thank you!!! πŸ™‡πŸ™‡πŸ™‡

  7. Thank you so much God bless you all

  8. Ana Saavedra Ana Saavedra says:

    Thank you! πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌ for you all

  9. Thank you and God bless you ALL for a job well done!

  10. Cindy Pee Cindy Pee says:

    Thank you all for your amazing work.
    Love you Guys

  11. God bless the Los Angeles county fire department and Calfire the forestry department and all the other agencies on this 2016 fire season

  12. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to keep us all safe!!!!

  13. Mike Alarid Mike Alarid says:

    Let’s not forget all the fed fire fighters that are still out there that are still busting there butts and will be for days to come.

  14. Judy Rich Judy Rich says:

    We appreciate you sooooo much!!!

  15. Great job fireworks. Bless. Your support

  16. β€οΈπŸš’πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜˜-THANK YOU!!!

  17. No firefighters Thank You!! You’re the best, thank you for your hard work and for all you do❀️

  18. We are so THANKFUL for you guys πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜€πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜€β€οΈπŸ’–πŸ’—

  19. Deena Lytle Deena Lytle says:

    Your thanking us! You all did all the hard work for our community. THANK YOU for all your dedication to Santa Clarita. I am amazed with each and everyone of you, God bless!

  20. Thank you for all your hard work. You all did an incredible job!!

  21. Sherry Huff Sherry Huff says:

    God bless all our firefighters. You are awesome.

  22. Thank you!! Heroes in our community!!

  23. Don’t thank us. We truly THANK YOU!

  24. Thank you to all who have and continue to fight the fires in our community. Your sacrifices of time, energy, time away from your loved ones and the loss of your homes as well.
    Thank you for working continuously to keep our friends and families safe. From the bottom of our hearts, God bless each one of you.

  25. Thanks for putting your lives on the line for us! πŸ‘

  26. Candy Malloy Candy Malloy says:


  27. Thank you for your hard work and dedication ! β€οΈπŸ’›

  28. Ya apagaron el insendio pues

  29. God bless our firefighters 😘

  30. Carrie…is David is this pic

  31. Thank you for keeping us safe

  32. All of you are awesome!!!! Thank you and God bless you!!!!

  33. We, thank you!!! We are very grateful for this amazing crew. You’ve done an amazing job with this awful fire. We wish you all the very best!! Rest up!

  34. Will forever be grateful for another job well done! ❀️

  35. Dan OConnell says:

    Everybody should be thanking the fire fighters. It was like 9/11…the residents leaving while the responders were running into the mess. Heavy clothing, 100+ heat, going up and down hills. Wow! I was very impressed with the how fast all the fire companies from various SoCal towns turned out, and how well the incident command worked. And only 18 homes burned? Did you see the size of this fire? Incredible. Anyway, this makes paying taxes a little more palatable. THANKS!!!!!

  36. Bless you!!! Many thanks to each and everyone of you……πŸ‘

  37. Dan OConnell says:

    Who the heck is Incident Command Team 3???? I’ve never heard of them but they sure know what they are doing!!!! I would like to know more about how they were able to pull this off so quickly.

  38. Julie Cox Julie Cox says:

    Thank you..to all the firefighters from all departments and volunteer,s for giving your all to protect and defend all the precious folks ..animals wild life and homes..Big Thank you,s to all…God Bless you..and yours..πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’

  39. We thank all of you fireman for all you did. God Bless you

  40. Renee Gandy Renee Gandy says:

    Thank you thank you !! To all the fire fighters

  41. God bless our firefighters πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  42. Ana Anderson Ana Anderson says:

    Thank you!!!! You all are AWESOME!

  43. THANK YOU to all that help :-)

  44. And a special thanks to all of those firemen who came down from other location such as Paramount, Kern County, and from what I heard there was also Oregon, to help assist in the Sand Fire. We appreciate all of their support.

  45. Thank you and God bless you all!!

  46. Thank you to everyone who helped and are still helping in this emergency.

  47. God bless all the firefighters! Thank you for all you do!

  48. Rose Orosco Rose Orosco says:

    Thank you all for a great job, you guys always come through for Santa Clarita! God Bless you and your familiesπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ™ŒπŸΌβ­οΈπŸŒŸβœ¨

  49. The thanks go to you Fireman and women. Thank you for saving our valley.

  50. Sandy Lappen Sandy Lappen says:

    Thanks for keeping my Family safe……<3

  51. Think God is everybody OK out there

  52. Janet Stefko Janet Stefko says:

    Beautiful faces!!! We all know that it’s not just one fire department or one sheriff’s department . . . it takes a village to get done what was done so well. For me, I will always be eternally grateful and have gained a brand new level of appreciation of what all these people do, the sacrifices they make, the risks they take – – for us. Thank you just doesn’t feel adequate for all they give but it comes sincerely from everyone in our community!

  53. Thank you Fire and Law Enforcement!

  54. Thank you very much for your job well done to everyone god bless πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜‡β€β€β€β€

  55. K dios los bendiga gracias x todo lo k hicieron les agradesco de corazΓ³n es un orgullo tenerlos los amo

  56. Rosie Ewing Rosie Ewing says:

    Thank you all for all you do for Santa Clarita!!😊 and surrounding areas!! You sacrifice your time away from your families to fight these fires to save our homes you put your lives at risk every day for us! We know we can always count on you!!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜Š GOD BLESS YOU! You are OUR HEROES!!πŸ’™

  57. Gracias por apagar el fuego y dios me los vendiga a todos ustedes y Asus familias

  58. Reta Shepard Reta Shepard says:

    Thank you for the countless hours and tremendous efforts you all put in to fighting the fire!

  59. My heart melts for all you brave men and women. Not just here but everywhere you go to keep lives safe. Stay safe out there, you are truly our protectors here on earth. God bless you and the families who anxiously and patiently wait for you safe return. Xoxoxoxo!!!!!

  60. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!

  61. Thank you to all of you, who helped in saving the community from this horrific fire. First the fire near Stevenson Ranch and now the Sand Fire. Thank you for finding my friend who lost his life in this fire. Many thanks to all of you.

  62. Thank u β€β€β€πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹

  63. Thanks to all of you for your hard work and dedication to keep our community safe . Thanks is not enough ! God bless all of you πŸ’•

  64. It’s all of us who should be thanking you all. God Bless you all.

  65. God bless y’all & keep you safe for putting your lives on the line to keep us safe!

  66. This is the third major fire we have experienced since living in Sand Canyon. You never fail to amaze!!! From the truck crews, to the helicopter pilots, to the D9 tractor operators, and the people who direct the orchestra…. You are all amazing. Thank you all for the excellence that you bring to what you do, again and againπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  67. Thank Thank Thank You ❀️

  68. Congratulations thank you πŸ’ͺπŸ‘πŸ»

  69. thank you ,,,, merci ,,,sposibo ,,,chnorhakalutyun ….B R A V OOOOOOOOOOOO….HEROES…..

  70. They always do a fantastic job

  71. Marcia Kemp Marcia Kemp says:

    Thank you all❀️you are the best!

  72. Ruth Oro Ruth Oro says:

    Thank you for your dedications, services and hard work for saving so many lives whatever it maybe as long as they breathe, you are there risking your own lives to save other lives. GOD bless all f you πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

  73. Toni Carmine Toni Carmine says:

    God be with you and yours always thank you all for giving us a chance to see another day.always greatful to all.

  74. Thank You!! to all the Fire Personnel who are fighting this fire! It has been a horrific, evil fire, and these men have saved many homes and have done such an awesome job!! So thankful for all the men and women that have put their lives on the line to save so many memories that we have in our houses… I have watched these “soldiers” go out and protect what they could. I can’t say “Thank You ” enough. Just very sad for the ones that lost their homes and the one that lost his life…words cannot express our pain for you all of our hearts go out to them.

  75. Thank you to all of you who risk there life for us my god bless all of you

  76. God Bless each of you.

  77. Many heartfelt thanks to all for an awesome job. So very sorry that some of you lost your homes while saving ours.

  78. Laura Huerta Laura Huerta says:

    Thank you for every thing !!!!!!

  79. Thank you all service men and women for serving our community during the sand fire. Thank you to all communities who gathered and pulled together to bring all Scv citizens together .

  80. God bless each and every one of you and thank you for all your hard work and dedication to keep our community safe..you guys rock!!!

  81. Craig Olsen Craig Olsen says:

    Scott Boyer, are you OK out there??

    • Scott Boyer Scott Boyer says:

      I know the fires look dramatic on TV and they are, but the way they build here is very different than in Los Alamos or S. Fe. Valencia is a modern Suburb that is designed to survive assaults from Wildland Fires. The houses that burn are on the fringes and built solo out in the trees. Those are by in large indefensible and those are the ones you see on TV all burned up.

      So we are ringed by fires from time to time, but it would be very unique and dire circumstances that fire would ever reach us………we are pretty cocooned in here.

    • Craig Olsen Craig Olsen says:

      Scott Boyer I was in the area of the Silver Fire 2013 in the Gila National Forest, I lived in Mimbres. It burned 350,000 acres, I caught the picture of when it started. God Bless and Keep You! Will send picture soon!

  82. Thank you to all of you for keeping our community save.

  83. Good luck and stay safe everyone

  84. Thank you for all your hard work, devotion and committment. You are all heroes!

  85. Thank you for everything…

  86. Kim Audet Kim Audet says:

    Heroes!! Good work!! Any of them single?? Lol 😁

  87. So grateful for each and everyone of them and their unselfish courageous work.

  88. Thank you. Thank you. Bless each and everyone of you and your families

  89. Thank you to all of the fire fighters, fire pilots, law enforcement and emergency crews who helped fight this giant fire! We could never thank you enough! 😘😘😘😘

  90. Jae Farkas Jae Farkas says:

    You are our heroes!! So incredibly grateful for your selflessness and courageπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

  91. God Bless them all-they are true HEROES! Thank you for all that you do.

  92. Also thanks to you brave firefighters for saving are city

  93. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  94. Thanks to all the heroic firefighters and everyone who participated in helping to keep families friends and animals safe!!πŸ’–

  95. Thank you for your outstanding service! You are true heroes!!

  96. Super heroes!!! God bless each and every one of you! And a special thank you to the families of these fine firefighters!! We are so very grateful!!!

  97. Thank you so much for your hard and amazing work!!!! πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

  98. Thank you so much Super Heroes for saving this part of the world! Santa Clarita CA. Excellent Job!” God bless you all” A+πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  99. Thanks and God bless and protect you and your loved ones and family! You are all GREAT!!!!

  100. Lisa Marie Perez πŸ’•

  101. Thank you for what you do every day to protect us you are so appreciated.

  102. Thank you all for all your hard work this past week.

  103. Special thanks to the dozer crews…what a job!

  104. Linda Cierzan says:

    God Bless all the firefighters, you are in my prayers every day. Thank you!

  105. Thanks for everything and may God keep you safe and in his light while you work.

  106. Thank you to all the men and women firefighters for keeping our city safe β™‘β™‘β™‘β™‘

  107. Irene Echols Irene Echols says:

    Thank you and God BlessYouπŸš’πŸš’πŸš”πŸš‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  108. Lucy Miranda Lucy Miranda says:

    I have friends that live in the area… 5hank you so much from me and m
    Them. πŸ‘you all are AMAZING πŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ’™

  109. treehugger says:

    YES, thank the firefighters and Ken Lubas for the excellent photo coverage. Thank you Sheriff Burton Brink for the good up-dates.
    So many came to help.

  110. Thank you to all of you that helped save people, pets, houses from these fires. Amazing! Thank you to all the fire fighters on Heron Lane. You did an amazing g job!

  111. Thank You & God Bless all!!!!!!πŸ’ͺ

  112. Sandi Broad Sandi Broad says:

    Thank you!❀️

  113. Jane Loan Jane Loan says:

    Thank you and always in my thoughts and prayers for your safety from a family member of a member and friends of the USFS. You guys are awesome!

  114. Jenell Weber Jenell Weber says:

    Yes yes yes!πŸ™Thank u

  115. Great job GV and Hart for supporting our heroes. Thank you Fire Department for protecting SCV.

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