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By Ruth Longoria | December 11, 2008
The majority of the Dec. 1 City Council meeting was dedicated to what many La Cañadans consider a most vital issue to life in the Foothills ? especially in the afterglow of recent events ? fire safety. Members of local law enforcement and fire department staff provided the council with a Wild Land Fire Evacuation Plan presentation in connection with the city of La Cañada Flintridge?s Public Safety Commission. ?It?s not a question of if ? it?s a question of when [there will be a fire in La Cañada,]
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By Mary O'Keefe | June 8, 2007
Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Battalion Chief Steve Martin is a 22-year veteran of the department and knows the foothill area well. He was born and raised in Monrovia and worked in the Altadena fire station for four years as an engineer. He is now battalion chief with three platoons to supervise from Altadena to Little Tujunga. "There are seven different fire stations in this area that I oversee," said Martin, whose office is in Station 82. He says he understands La Cañada's unique relationship to the Angeles National Forest.
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By Mary O'Keefe | May 10, 2007
Firefighters are warning that because of dry conditions this years fire season will continue throughout the summer. Due to the recent high, dry winds, record setting temperatures and lack of moisture residents can expect more red flag warnings in and around Angeles National Forest. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, the National Weather Service released a "watch"; by 4 p.m. the same day that watch turned into a red flag warning which, as of press deadline had been extended to 9 p.m. today (Thursday)
NEWS
February 5, 2007
CONTROLLED BURN At about 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 10, Los Angeles County Fire Department will set a controlled burn to some homes in the Town Center development area, on the north side of Foothill immediately east of Angeles Crest. This training session will include three to four fire engines and a ladder truck. Crescenta Valley Sheriff deputies will be on hand as well as LA County Paramedics. LACoFD will have a tent manned by an information officer for residents who have questions or concerns.
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May 2, 2013
A structure fire ignited brush in La Cañada on Thursday evening and appeared to be spreading before flames were knocked down by firefighters. The blaze in the 300 block of Starlight Crest Drive ignited a deck in a backyard and spread to an adjacent brush area. But the blaze was brought under control shortly before 6 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department told the L.A. Times .  -- Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times
NEWS
May 21, 2012
A small brush fire near the La Canada Flintridge Country Club Sunday afternoon got a quick response from the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The brush fire broke out around 5 p.m., threatening one structure. County fire crews attacked it with ground crews and water dropped from helicopters. The fire was extinguished at 5:33 p.m., with no damage to structures and no injuries, according to L.A. County Fire Inspector Quvondo Johnson. -- Bill Kisliuk , Times Community News Twitter: @bkisliuk  
ENTERTAINMENT
March 23, 2006
A guided, springtime tour of the Los Angeles Flower District is being offered by Descanso Gardens. Professional floral designer Ray Tucker will lead the tour, which will begin at 7 a.m. April 1 at the flower district in downtown Los Angeles. Reservations must be made by March 27. Tucker will introduce participants to the region's premier resource for growers, importers, suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, floral designers and retail florists. Participants will learn about various vendors, how to select the freshest product, how to condition cut flowers and where to go for supplies.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 27, 2005
On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29 and 30, adult visitors to Heritage Square Museum will learn about the history of Victorian mourning practices in America during the early 20th century. On Sunday, children ages 2 to 12 are invited to visit Heritage Square in costume to play period games, enjoy and make 19th century harvest crafts, choose a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and receive treats from the museum's costumes interpreters. Special guests include members of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
NEWS
By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | September 3, 2010
The T.J. Maxx store in La Cañada Flintridge was evacuated Friday and the Los Angeles County Fire Department was called when store officials noticed smoke emitting from the rear of the building. The business was shut down from about 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. while firefighters assessed the situation. Shoppers waited in front of the store until they could return to their carts. Smoke coming from the elevator room that houses the power units for both elevators prompted the call.
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By Ruth Longoria | December 11, 2008
The majority of the Dec. 1 City Council meeting was dedicated to what many La Cañadans consider a most vital issue to life in the Foothills ? especially in the afterglow of recent events ? fire safety. Members of local law enforcement and fire department staff provided the council with a Wild Land Fire Evacuation Plan presentation in connection with the city of La Cañada Flintridge?s Public Safety Commission. ?It?s not a question of if ? it?s a question of when [there will be a fire in La Cañada,]
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By Mary O'Keefe | June 8, 2007
Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Battalion Chief Steve Martin is a 22-year veteran of the department and knows the foothill area well. He was born and raised in Monrovia and worked in the Altadena fire station for four years as an engineer. He is now battalion chief with three platoons to supervise from Altadena to Little Tujunga. "There are seven different fire stations in this area that I oversee," said Martin, whose office is in Station 82. He says he understands La Cañada's unique relationship to the Angeles National Forest.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | May 10, 2007
Firefighters are warning that because of dry conditions this years fire season will continue throughout the summer. Due to the recent high, dry winds, record setting temperatures and lack of moisture residents can expect more red flag warnings in and around Angeles National Forest. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, the National Weather Service released a "watch"; by 4 p.m. the same day that watch turned into a red flag warning which, as of press deadline had been extended to 9 p.m. today (Thursday)
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