| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Emergency crews in Burbank were able to quickly extinguish a “very small” brush fire Wednesday that ignited next to the railroad tracks near Verdugo Avenue and Front Street, authorities said.
The tracks were closed to Metrolink rail...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Santa Monica police were seeking the public's help Thursday night in identifying three suspects wanted in connection with an arson fire.
The blaze broke out shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday near an alley in the 600 block of 11th Street. The fire...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Temperatures are expected to spike Friday as Southern Californians brace for a blistering weekend that has prompted heat advisories and the opening of cooling centers. The National Weather Service issued heat warnings for large swaths of the state,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Three decades have passed since a jury convicted Mario Catanio in the arson murder of L.A. city firefighter Thomas G. Taylor.
But the memories of their colleague plunging into the inferno at Cugee's Cafe in North Hollywood remain vivid for many...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Two people died in a two-alarm house fire in Northeast Baltimore late Wednesday, fire officials said.
Firefighters were called to the 3000 block of Montebello Terrace just after 11:30 p.m. Seven adults, including a pregnant woman, were inside the 11/2-...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:52 AM
A 47-year-old Rising Sun man faces arson and other related charges in the burning of his own home in Cecil County on Tuesday evening, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
The blaze, which was discovered after deputies responded to the home...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A basement fire that killed a 35-year-old woman and injured her daughter is being investigated as a possible arson, authorities said today.
Claudia Martinez, 35, suffered severe burns in the fire Wednesday night in the basement of the two-flat where she...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Officials Thursday charged a man with lighting fires at apartment complexes in Irvine and Fullerton so he could distract residents and break into their homes.
Prosecutors say that after he started the blazes, Jose Baca Jr., 36, would run through the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Investigators today determined the blaze that gutted a nearly 100-year-old Bridgeport warehouse began when someone started a fire -- but while police are investigating, the determination does not mean the fire was an arson.
The Office of Fire...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A nearly 100-year-old Bridgeport warehouse is on fire again this morning after it was gutted during a 5-alarm fire on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
About 10 a.m., a tower ladder truck was sent to the scene to handle the rekindle...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:01 AM
A 10 year-old-girl died in a southeast Baltimore fire, in one of three blazes firefighters battled Saturday night.
The fatal fire occurred about 11 p.m. in the 6600 block of Hartwait Ave., near the city line and Dundalk. Seven people made it out of...