Tag: fire

Giant Brentwood Brush Fire Neutralized on the 405

On Tuesday, a huge brush fire was extinguished by 66 Los Angeles Fire Department workers. The fire, which caused the 405 to undergo a...

Fire Risk Map For Utilities

By Tom Elias   It was a clear-cut case of too little and too late when the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) the other day issued...

Climate Change Behind Coming Fire Insurance Crisis

By Tom Elias  Climate change, if you ask most state experts, has already created a wildfire crisis in California. In the process, it’s causing a...

Firefighters Continue to Battle Brentwood Blaze

Firefighters expected to work into Tuesday to put out a brush fire in Brentwood's Mandeville Canyon that has charred about 55 acres. The flames have...

Brentwood Fire Strikes Early Morning With No Damages

Steep terrain and narrow streets complicated firefighting effort today as firefighters backed up by water-dropping helicopters battled a small brushfire above Brentwood early today. The...

Elderly Man Suffers Minor Smoke Inhalation in Brentwood Apartment Fire

A 70-year-old man suffered minor smoke inhalation during a fire today at an apartment building in Brentwood. Paramedics transported the man, who was in good...

Brentwood fire knocked down this morning, no reported injuries

A fire that burned in heavy brush in Brentwood was knocked down this morning, and no one was hurt, authorities said. The 2-acre blaze that...