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  • Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire

    Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire
    Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire that burned through much of a wharf and released toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities. The largest fire at the port in decades erupted...
  • Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studied

    Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studied
    Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire this week that burned through much of a wharf and released high levels of toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities. The largest fire at the...
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross a showcase for compact cars

    Red Bull Global Rallycross a showcase for compact cars
    If anything is going to capture the fleeting attention of millennials, it might look like the spectacle at the Port of Los Angeles this weekend: 600-horsepower hatchbacks racing on a half-paved, half-dirt track, flying over a 70-foot jump, and knocking...
  • Blaze that threatened warehouse, ship at Port of Los Angeles contained

    Blaze that threatened warehouse, ship at Port of Los Angeles contained
    The Los Angeles Fire Department said the bulk of a blaze that engulfed about 150 feet of wharf and threatened a warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles in Wilmington was contained Monday night. The majority of the fire was under control about 8:30 p.m. and...
  • Port of L.A. fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns

    Port of L.A. fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns
    A plume of toxic fumes from a stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles that continued to burn World War II-era lumber pylons soaked in creosote prompted air quality concerns Tuesday as firefighters attacked the blaze from above and below the water....
  • Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents

    Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents
    Potentially hazardous smoke from the stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles prompted air quality advisories and the evacuation of one elementary school Tuesday. Firefighters have been struggling to extinguish the blaze, which was contained but had...
  • Smoldering fire at Los Angeles port stops container traffic

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday, because the foul air was too harmful for dock workers, officials said....
  • Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools

    Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools
    A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline. The...
  • Port of L.A. fire extinguished; crews begin demolition, repairs

    Port of L.A. fire extinguished; crews begin demolition, repairs
    The Port of Los Angeles fire that sent a thick plume of toxic smoke into the air Tuesday, forcing a nearby elementary school to evacuate, has been fully extinguished, officials said Wednesday. Crews will now begin the process of demolition and cleanup...
  • Port of Los Angeles operations to resume; fire nearly extinguished

    Port of Los Angeles operations to resume; fire nearly extinguished
    Most of the Port of Los Angeles’ terminals were expected to resume normal operations Tuesday evening after a fire that ripped through the wharf was nearly knocked down. Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, said the fire...
  • Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.

    Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.
    When Ivan Schneider’s Jaguar convertible was stolen from in front of his Manhattan apartment 46 years ago, the now-retired trial lawyer thought it was gone forever. He reluctantly replaced the British sports car and went on to collect other...