Smoke from the Lake Fire and Ranch Fire burning in the region has caused unhealthy air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to a Friday alert from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
The declaration also includes the following areas:
* San Gabriel Mountains
* West San Gabriel...
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Update 7:15 p.m.
The Lake Fire has grown to 10,000 acres with 0 percent containment, according to the Angeles National Forest.
Road closures include Lake Hughes Road from Castaic to Pine Canyon; 3 Points...
Firefighters managed 60% containment on the Elsmere Fire in Newhall as of Wednesday morning, while Caltrans worked to repair guardrails that burned.
The blaze, which began Monday afternoon, grew to 160 acres by Wednesday, as firefighters continued to work toward building containment lines — though...
Los Angeles County, L.A. city and Angeles National Forest firefighters were attacking a brushfire, dubbed the Elsmere Fire, late Monday afternoon near Newhall Avenue and Highway 14 in Newhall.
By 4:05 p.m., LACoFD reported the fire’s forward progress had been stopped at about 130 acres, with 30%...
Editor’s note: Coverage of the Saddleridge Fire is continuing this morning and a new, updated story for Friday will be posted this morning. The following story is updated as of 9 a.m. Friday.
All schools in the Castaic, Newhall, Sulphur Springs, Saugus and William S. Hart school districts are closed...
UPDATE 3:45 p.m. LA County Firefighters have fully contained the Sloan Incident, according to supervisor Flores.
UPDATE 2:40 p.m. Forward progress of the Sloan Incident has been stopped, according to Los Angeles Fire supervisor Melanie Flores.
ORIGINAL STORY A 2-acre brush fire burned near the 29000...
Los Angeles County firefighters are battling a small brush fire that started near Tesoro Del Valle Drive and Rancho Tesoro Drive in Valencia Monday morning.
“The call came in at 10:48 a.m. and we dispatched units at 10:50 a.m.,” LACoFD Inspector Sal Alvarado said at 11:20 a.m.
Firefighters battled a brushfire in La Salle and Wiley canyons in the Calgrove Boulevard area Saturday that grew to 175 acres by early evening.
Two hundred structures were threatened at one point, but none was in danger by 8 p.m. when containment was reported at 30 percent.
Dubbed the South Fire, it...
Update as of 5:49 p.m.: The #StoneFire is currently at approximately 900-1,000 acres, with 10% containment and no structures have been damaged. But nine homes have been evacuated, according to Inspector Joey Marron of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
“As far as the acreage, just so you...
WEDS June 28, Noon – The latest update from the L.A. County Fire Department puts the Placerita Fire at 760 acres, and it’s 95 percent contained.
MON Noon – Officials report the Placerita Fire is now 57 percent contained, still at 870 acres. “We’ve got a handle...
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.