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Dash Cam Video Shows How the Getty Fire Started

Officials say a branch blowing into power lines ignited the blaze
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Stunning Images Show the Easy Fire Creep Perilously Close to the Reagan Library

Firefighters (and goats) have kept the flames at bay
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Coast Guard Calls Off Its Search for Victims of a Deadly Labor Day Boat Fire

A mayday call reveals frightening details about a disaster that's claimed the lives of at least 20 people
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As Wildfires Ravage the State, the Dark Side of the California Dream Slinks Out of the Shadows

Fires have always loomed large over the California landscape—both a cleansing promise and an obliterating threat. But like so much else these days, they suddenly seem out of control

Remembering The St. Francis Dam Disaster

Exactly 86 years ago, the St. Francis Dam (built by William Mulholland) collapsed, killing 450 Angelenos
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Wind is Blowing Smoke from the Getty Fire All Over L.A.’s Westside

The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory on Wednesday

With No Cleanup Plan in Place, Santa Susana Field Lab Still Stokes Contamination Fears

The Woolsey Fire started near the site of a 1959 reactor meltdown that released more radiation than the three mile island incident. Now Malibu residents worry their homes were tainted by radioactive fallout from the blaze
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Update: Getty Fire Evacuation Lifted for Most of L.A.’s Westside

Amid the Getty Fire, Mayor Garcetti signed an emergency declaration this morning
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Burning Trash Reportedly Sparked the Sandalwood Fire That’s Killed at Least One

A "hot load" dumped near a mobile home park in Riverside County is being blamed for the conflagration
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UPDATE: Saturday’s DTLA Explosion Is the Subject of a ‘Significant’ Arson Investigation

A dozen LAFD firefighters were injured, but all are expected to survive