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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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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
Just a quick reminder that the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council is having a meeting Monday night with the United States Forest Service, County of Los Angeles, LAPD and LAFD regarding the Station Fire. The official agenda is below. For a PDF … Continue reading
I am struck by the large number of pianos I have seen among the burned homes. I never knew there were so many pianos in our neighborhood because I never heard them played, and it is tragic to see them … Continue reading
Contractors State License Board Web site: http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) protects consumers by licensing and regulating California’s construction industry. There are more than 316,000 licensed contractors in the state, in 43 different licensing classifications. In addition to … Continue reading