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Santa Monica Vegetation Fire Threatens Six Homes, Quelled by SMFD

Posted Apr. 15, 2016, 9:29 am

An early morning vegetation fire that threatened six Santa Monica homes around 1346 Sunset Ave was quelled by Santa Monica Fire Department, despite high winds.

Latest Fire Department news.

News, Fire, Smfd

Santa Monica Blvd. Reopens After Promenade Evacuation

Posted Feb. 8, 2016, 9:06 am

As of this morning, February 8, all lanes of Santa Monica Blvd have been reopened, and power restored to the affected areas following its closure and the evacuation of The Gap store yesterday.

Westside Top 5 host Atlas Novack.

Life And Arts, Santa Monica, Fire, Top 5

VIDEO: Top Five Ways To Protect Yourself From a House Fire

Posted Oct. 4, 2015, 6:00 am

On this episode of Westside Top 5 host Atlas Novack gives us his top five tips for protecting yourself from a house fire.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Fire

Mandeville Canyon In Brentwood To Hold Evacuation Drill Today

Posted May. 18, 2014, 8:15 am

The Los Angeles fire and police departments today will hold an evacuation exercise in Mandeville Canyon. Exercises begin at 9:45 a.m.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Fire

Fire Destroys Apartment, Injures 1

Posted May. 16, 2014, 7:54 am

A woman suffered smoke inhalation in a fire in a Santa Monica apartment building caused by a transformer explosion, authorities said today. ...

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Fire

Transformer Explosion Causes Apartment Fire

Posted May. 15, 2014, 11:52 pm

A transformer at the Oceana Beach Club Hotel apparently exploded and caused at least four apartment buildings in the area to become damaged by fire...

News, Santa Monica, Fire

Santa Monica Fire Injures 5

Posted Mar. 15, 2014, 9:17 pm

A fire on the 1000 block of Montana Avenue in Santa Monica has reportedly left five people injured.

Flames were isolated to two units at 11740 Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles.

News, Fire Department, Santa Monica, Fire

Authorities Investigate 11th Story Fire In Barrington Plaza Complex

Posted Oct. 18, 2013, 12:47 pm

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire on the 11th floor of 11700 block of Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles.

Los Angeles City fire crews hose down the Bel Air mountainside in order to prevent any hot spots from re-igniting in the 100+ degree temperatures affecting Los Angeles Saturday afternoon Sept. 15, 2012.

News, Los Angeles, Fire Department, Fire, Bel Air, Helicopter

LA City Fire Crews Bring Getty Fire Under Control

Posted Sep. 15, 2012, 9:11 am

Los Angeles City fire crews contained the Getty fire that started on Friday along the eastern side of the Sepulveda Pass along the 405 freeway consuming around 90 acres of dry brush in the canyons of Bel Air this weekend. Since there was no lightning in the area, arson has been suspected.

A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter circles around the hills of Bel Air after dropping water on the pockets of fire below just after sunset on Friday, Sept. 14.

News, Ucla, Fire, Bel Air, Sunset Blvd

Fire Breaks Out Above Bel Air Near Getty Center

Posted Sep. 14, 2012, 10:54 am

A fire broke out near the hills overlooking the houses of Bel Air north of Sunset Blvd. off of Sepulveda and Ghetty Blvd. around 3:30 p.m. today.

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