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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
September 16, 2009 | 7:00 am L.A. Now http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/09/authorities-seek-to-warn-station-fire-victims-about-illegal-contractors.html State authorities will be fanning out this morning across areas charred by the huge Station fire, posting warning signs to alert homeowners about illegal contractors. Investigators with the fraud team of … 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