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Short & Sweet
August 2011 marks the two-year anniversary of the Station Fire.
The Station Fire burned from August 26 to October 16, 2009. During that time 160,577 acres (251 sq mi; 64,983 ha) were burned, and 209 structures destroyed, including 89 homes.
The fire started in the Angeles National Forest near the U.S. Forest Service ranger station on the Angeles Crest Highway. Two firefighters were killed on August 30 while attempting to escape the flames when their fire truck plunged off a cliff.
The Station Fire was the worst wildfire in the history of Los Angeles County.
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First, the funny stuff… One of the things that my grandmother did here in the canyon, and that I have continued doing since she passed, is feeding the local hummingbirds. Years ago I got a little hummingbird feeder that had … Continue reading
Hi all, The following is from Mike McIntyre, the District Ranger who covers the Angeles Forest region. He forgot to send an e-mail to folks about the HazMat folks. Per his request I am posting his comments here and will … Continue reading
The following report was sent via e-mail by Duncan Baird. Thanks Duncan, for everything! ~B~ 40 cubic yards of “material” was delivered by the Public Works Dept. to the overflow parking area of the Vogel Flats Picnic Area. The “material” … Continue reading
Smell of a Land Grab In My Own Words By James Marquiss Note: This letter was sent by James Marquiss … Station Fire victim … to Millie Jones in LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich’s office. My name is James Marquiss, … Continue reading
Among the tragedies left behind by fire is the loss of family valuables. Guidelines from Heritage Preservation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may help residents and businesses salvage some keepsake items from the recent wildfires. Cherished heirlooms that … Continue reading