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April 25, 2011
Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Arson and Explosives Unit are looking into a suspicious car fire that happened just after 2 a.m. on April 19 in the driveway of a La Cañada Flintridge home. “It’s a suspicious fire, and we’re still investigating,” said Det. Greg Everett, who confirmed that the fire occurred on the 900 block of Regent Park Drive. Firefighters with L.A. County Fire Station 82 in La Cañada who responded to the blaze found the car, identified as a Volkswagen Jetta, burning intensely by the time they arrived, said Capt.
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By Zain Shauk | September 4, 2009
HANSEN DAM PARK — An ongoing homicide investigation cast a cloud over a prayer gathering at the Station fire interagency command center here early Friday for two firefighters who died battling the massive blaze, which authorities now believe was deliberately set. After firefighters met for the brief service, Incident Commander Mike Dietrich briefed reporters on the status of the 148,258-acre blaze and denounced the deadly act of arson that...
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January 24, 2014
[UPDATE 1:03 p.m.: Descanso Gardens officials estimate that the early morning blaze that ripped through a maintenance shed storing chemicals and gardening equipment may have cost at least half a million dollars in damage. ] The gardens remain closed Friday while crews work to investigate the cause and clean the area near the maintenance shed, which is off the main grounds, said Descanso Executive Director David Brown. "We've probably lost $10,000 or $20,000 worth of tools," Brown said.
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February 28, 2008
2007 OFFENSES Homicide: 0 Robbery: 7 Rape: 1 Aggravated assault: 17 Burglary: 151 Larceny-Theft: 260 Grand theft auto: 21 Arson: 5 Total: 462 ? OTHER CRIMES Graffiti: 76 Non-graffiti: 128 Total vandalism: 204 Narcotics-resident: 11 Narcotics-non-resident: 53 Total narcotics: 64 ? 2006 OFFENSES Homicide: 0 Robbery: 5 Rape: 0 Aggravated assault: 14 Burglary: 101 Larceny-Theft: 233 Grand theft auto: 12 Arson: 4 Total: 359 ?
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | July 15, 2010
Foothill communities are on high alert after a handful of brush fires broke out across Southern California this week. Hundreds of firefighters battled blazes in Camp Pendleton, Walnut and Camarillo, where 55 homes were placed under voluntary evacuation. Smoke from the Camarillo fire spread Tuesday to northern Los Angeles County, casting a brown hue over the San Fernando and Crescenta valleys and prompting alarmed calls from residents, officials said. "We got about 200 [calls]
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By Seth Amitin Valley Sun | September 17, 2009
A house caught fire in the 1100 block of Lavender Lane at 7 a.m. Sept. 8. No one was hurt in the fire. The homeowner, grandson and a baby-sitter were in the house at the time and escaped unharmed. ?The account from the victim was consistent with what I saw,? said Detective Sgt. Joe Guarino with the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Office Arson Explosive Detail in the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Office. ?There was some fire damage in the living room and the attic above the living room and smoke damage throughout the house.
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By Mary O'Keefe | March 29, 2007
A report of a small brush fire resulted in the discovery of a pipe bomb in an isolated area of La Cañada on Saturday evening. According to Detective Rick Velazquez of the arson division of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the LA County Fire Department responded to a small fire in the Gould Basin, near Green Lane and Green Crest, at around 8 p.m. Saturday. While fighting the fire, which looked to be comprised of trash, firefighters discovered a suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb.
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By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | July 26, 2012
Two structure fires hit La Cañada Flintridge early Thursday morning, with one being investigated as a possible arson. Neither fire resulted in injury. At 2:30 a.m., a shed on the 4500 block of La Granada Way, a short distance from Fire Station 19, caught fire. The blaze extended to the garage on the property, causing an estimated $65,000 in damage. “When Station 19 heard the bell, they could smell the smoke in the station; that's how close it was,” Los Angeles County Fire Capt.
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January 24, 2014
[UPDATE 1:03 p.m.: Descanso Gardens officials estimate that the early morning blaze that ripped through a maintenance shed storing chemicals and gardening equipment may have cost at least half a million dollars in damage. ] The gardens remain closed Friday while crews work to investigate the cause and clean the area near the maintenance shed, which is off the main grounds, said Descanso Executive Director David Brown. "We've probably lost $10,000 or $20,000 worth of tools," Brown said.
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April 25, 2011
Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Arson and Explosives Unit are looking into a suspicious car fire that happened just after 2 a.m. on April 19 in the driveway of a La Cañada Flintridge home. “It’s a suspicious fire, and we’re still investigating,” said Det. Greg Everett, who confirmed that the fire occurred on the 900 block of Regent Park Drive. Firefighters with L.A. County Fire Station 82 in La Cañada who responded to the blaze found the car, identified as a Volkswagen Jetta, burning intensely by the time they arrived, said Capt.
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By Zain Shauk | September 4, 2009
HANSEN DAM PARK — An ongoing homicide investigation cast a cloud over a prayer gathering at the Station fire interagency command center here early Friday for two firefighters who died battling the massive blaze, which authorities now believe was deliberately set. After firefighters met for the brief service, Incident Commander Mike Dietrich briefed reporters on the status of the 148,258-acre blaze and denounced the deadly act of arson that...
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