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Los Angeles Fires

Red-Flag Fire Warning

Ventura County Star | Cheri Carlson | Posted 12.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Ventura County has wrapped up one of its driest rainfall seasons on record, threatening water supplies and raising fire dangers to extreme levels. Ra...

Here Come The Santa Anas!

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew | Posted 12.25.2012 | Los Angeles

The first Santa Anas of the season are expected to howl through the area by Thursday evening, heightening the risk of wildfires, forecasters announced...

The Hero Who Put The Fire Out

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

No, it wasn't a veteran detective or top cop who finally caught the man suspected of lighting 52 fires in Los Angeles since Friday. The hero is a real...

LA Cools Down After Arson Suspect Arrested

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD and GREG RISLING | Posted 03.04.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Harry Burkhart watched as his mother was arrested last week on fraud charges from their native Germany, and a day later he explode...

24-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With L.A. Fires

Posted 01.02.2012 | Los Angeles

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press Authorities have identified a 24-year-old man as the suspect in dozens of apparent arson attacks over the hol...

One Man Arrested In Connection With Dozens Of Arson Fires

Posted 03.03.2012 | Los Angeles

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities arrested a German man Monday in connection with dozens of suspected arson att...

Extreme Heat, Lightning Spark 15 Local Fires

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Southern California was sweltering in triple-digit heat as monsoonal thunderstorms helped spark several brush fires. Fire o...

While Rome Burns...

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I'm in LA today. I'm having a little trouble breathing, and my eyes are smarting. But sometimes you have to suck it up to get the job done.