As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
The wind-driven blaze had burned 184 acres as of Thursday morning, after erupting Tuesday afternoon, as high-force winds helped to increase acreage to 50 in just...
A brush fire quickly spread near Towsley Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, with initial reports indicating it had grown by 50 acres within a half-hour.
The call was received by the first responders at 1:27 p.m. on the 24000 block of The Old Road.
“We received a report of flames and smoke coming from an...
Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles County Fire Department is helping local emergency departments that are experiencing challenges with patient overflow and ambulance turnover by implementing the Hospital EMS Surge Assistance Plan.
“This hospital surge plan allows our first responders to remain focused...
Firefighters responded to an early morning structure fire in Val Verde Tuesday.
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a fire at a two-story, single-family dwelling on the 29800 block of Central Avenue just before 5 a.m., according to Supervisor Franklin Lopez.
A small building fire was ignited on Drayton Street after fallen wires sparked a flame Thursday.
The call came in at approximately 11:17 a.m. between a dead end and Springbrook Avenue, according to Leslie Lua, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
“Units on the scene arrived and...
Firefighters extinguished a 5.9-acre blaze near State Route 14 in Santa Clarita early Tuesday morning.
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel received reports of smoke seen from the hillside near the 14 freeway and Via Princessa around 4 a.m., according to Fire Department spokesman Franklin Lopez....
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a brush fire near the southbound side of State Route 14, south of Agua Dulce Canyon Road, just after noon, according to Supervisor Leslie Lua.
Firefighters on the scene reported a half-acre blaze upon their initial arrival, moving uphill...
Firefighters stopped progress on a 5- to 7-acre vegetation fire dubbed the Centre Pointe Fire that threatened structures Tuesday around midnight at Isabella Parkway and Golden Triangle Road in Canyon Country.
“The call came in at just about 11 (p.m.),” said Michael Pittman, supervising dispatch with...
Firefighters knocked down an attic fire at motion picture studio Melody Ranch in Placerita Canyon on Thursday morning.
The fire was first reported at 11:14 a.m. with smoke showing on Oakcreek Avenue, according to Marvin Lim, a spokesman at the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
After a quick investigation,...
At least one person was sent to the hospital after a vehicle drove through the glass window of an animal hospital early Wednesday afternoon in Saugus.
The white SUV ended up inside the lobby of Saugus Animal Hospital, where one woman and her dog were located at the moment, according to hospital manager...
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
As another winter storm hit the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, Interstate 5 was shut down through the Grapevine in "Operation Snowflake" Monday morning, with some lanes reopened by Monday afternoon.
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents about beach water use due to bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas that are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Citing the case of a convicted child rapist, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Friday she’s concerned there is a growing trend that the rights of victims of some of the most violent crimes are not being protected under District Attorney George Gascón’s administration.
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Benjamin Marquez IV, 31, of Castaic, as the man killed in a solo-vehicle crash that left one dead and sent another to the hospital Saturday.
The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.