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Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:47:25 GMT



New evacuations ordered in Santa Barbara County as Thomas fire grows to more than 200000 acres - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

New evacuations ordered in Santa Barbara County as Thomas fire grows to more than 200000 acres
Los Angeles Times
In Los Angeles County, firefighters made progress on blazes in Sylmar, Santa Clarita and Bel-Air. The Creek fire was 90% contained, and the Rye fire was 90% contained as of Sunday morning. The Skirball fire was 75% contained. In northern San Diego ...
In the Los Angeles Fires, Drones Take Off for the First Time | WIREDWIRED
LAFD Asks Public Not to Interfere With Firefighting Operations By Photographing Brush FiresNBC Southern California
Thomas Fire Now the 5th Largest Fire in California History as It Burns 312 Square MilesKTLA
ABC News -Haaretz -CBS News
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Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:04:17 GMT



What does containment and mop up of a wildfire mean? - LA Daily News

Patch.com

What does containment and mop up of a wildfire mean?
LA Daily News
Firefighters assigned to Los Angeles County blazes have achieved 90 percent containment of both the Creek and Rye fires, which have respectively burned in the Sylmar and Santa Clarita areas since Tuesday. And in Riverside County, where the Liberty fire ...
Creek Fire 80 Percent Contained; More Than 50 Homes DestroyedPatch.com
Heroism, Tragedy, Humor on Front Line in Southern CAFirehouse.com (press release) (blog)

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Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:03:35 GMT



LAFD snuffs out brush fire in El Sereno - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

LAFD snuffs out brush fire in El Sereno
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Fire Department air and ground crews quickly knocked down a six-acre brush fire in El Sereno on Friday afternoon. The blaze, which was reported just before 1 p.m., burned uphill in medium grass, near North Mission Road and North Soto Street ...
6-acre brush fire extinguished by LAFD in El Sereno | abc7.comKABC-TV
Firefighters Knock Down Grass Fire In El Sereno « CBS Los AngelesCBS Los Angeles
6-acre brush fire doused in El SerenoLA Daily News

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Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:40:00 GMT



All Skirball fire evacuations lifted in Bel-Air as wildfire holds at 75 percent containment - LA Daily News

LA Daily News

All Skirball fire evacuations lifted in Bel-Air as wildfire holds at 75 percent containment
LA Daily News
Some residents began returning to their Bel-Air homes Friday and Saturday after being evacuated since early Wednesday morning, fire officials said. Twelve structures were damaged and six destroyed since the fire broke out at 4:52 a.m. Wednesday near ...
Los Angeles Fire Department Chief: 'Our people are getting tired'fox5sandiego.com
LAFD Deploys Drones for First Time to Survey Damage, Patrol Hotspots in Skirball FireKTLA
In Battle Against Creek Fire, LAFD to Deploy Drones for the First TimeNBC Southern California
Curbed LA -Los Angeles Times -CNN -Los Angeles Times
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Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:37:34 GMT



How LAFD Determines Wildfire Danger in Los Angeles - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California

How LAFD Determines Wildfire Danger in Los Angeles
NBC Southern California
The LA City Fire Department uses a brush burning index to determine the level of fire danger each day. Here is how they get that number. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017). The Los Angeles Fire Department uses a Burning Index rating to determine the ...

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Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:51:00 GMT



Firefighters contain Monrovia brush fire with most evacuation orders lifted - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Firefighters contain Monrovia brush fire with most evacuation orders lifted
Los Angeles Times
(Los Angeles Times). Anna M. Phillips and Brian ParkContact Reporters. A brush fire in Monrovia that prompted residents and a group of Boy Scouts to evacuate Saturday night has been contained, officials said. The five-acre fire broke out about 7:30 p.m ...
Evacuations Underway as 5-Acre Brush Fire Burns Near Monrovia HomesNBC Southern California
Monrovia brush fire fully contained; some evacuations liftedKABC-TV

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Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:09:10 GMT



This map shows evacuation zones, areas burned in Skirball Fire - Curbed LA

Curbed LA

This map shows evacuation zones, areas burned in Skirball Fire
Curbed LA
The map embedded below from the Los Angeles Fire Department shows the perimeter of the Skirball Fire, which is still burning along the 405 freeway. As Santa Ana winds abate, firefighters are getting a grip on the blaze, and it is now 30 percent ...
Los Angeles Wildfire Threatens Getty Museum [UPDATED]Hyperallergic
Creek Fire Crews Battling 'Hurricane-Force' WindsCBS Los Angeles
Skirball Fire in Bel Air area 50 percent contained after some evacuations liftedKABC-TV
Patch.com -LA Daily News -VICE News
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Posted on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:56:00 GMT



As Some Evacuations Remain, Skirball Fire Containment Reaches 75 Percent - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California

As Some Evacuations Remain, Skirball Fire Containment Reaches 75 Percent
NBC Southern California
Firefighters are closer to stamping out the five- day- old Skirball Fire Sunday in the Sepulveda Pass and Bel-Air, authorities said. Containment lines improved to 75 percent on Saturday, according to Margaret Stewart, spokesperson for the Los Angeles ...

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Posted on Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:55:47 GMT



Creek Fire Burns 12605 Acres; Mandatory Evacuation Order to Continue Overnight - KTLA

KTLA

Creek Fire Burns 12605 Acres; Mandatory Evacuation Order to Continue Overnight
KTLA
A mandatory evacuation order were still in effect Wednesday night for the area north of the 210 Freeway from Lowell Boulevard on the east to the Glenoaks Boulevard off ramp on the west. Evacuations have also been ordered in the Shadow Hills area ...
Some Evacuations Still in Place as Skirball Fire Continues to BurnNBC Southern California
Skirball Fire in Bel Air area now 75 percent contained, fire officials sayKABC-TV
Skirball Fire reaches 75 percent containment89.3 KPCC
Patch.com -Los Angeles Times -CBS Los Angeles
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Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:28:53 GMT



How to Help Los Angeles Firefighters? Donate to the LAFD Foundation, Chief Says - KTLA

KTLA

How to Help Los Angeles Firefighters? Donate to the LAFD Foundation, Chief Says
KTLA
As questions from across the country pour in about how to support firefighting efforts in Southern California, Los Angeles' fire chief has an answer. Donate to the LAFD Foundation, he said. “We use that to purchase tools and equipment for our ...
475-acre Skirball Fire 5 percent contained after destroying 4 homes near Getty CenterKABC-TV
Firefighters attempt to contain Bel-Air blaze ahead of the strong winds expected Thursday nightLos Angeles Times
Winds are starting to pick up again—'any area in Los Angeles that has brush is threatened'Curbed LA
CBS Los Angeles -89.3 KPCC -Patch.com
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Posted on Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:38:54 GMT



 

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