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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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Here are a few links from the LA Times showing the extent of damage in La Cañada Flintridge due to the recent mudslides. So far the cabins in Big Tujunga Canyon have avoided this fate, although there has been damage … Continue reading
As predicted, the winter storms have caused damage to homes in the La Cañada Flintridge area. The LA Times has reported over 40 homes damaged and hundreds of people evacuated, with more of both likely given that another storm is … Continue reading
5 pm Sat and just got off the phone with the LA County Road head for the area. Apparently a segment of one lane of the Angeles Forest Hwy has slipped away between Big Tujunga and the Crest Hwy so … Continue reading
Cabins at La Paloma, Stonyvale, Vogel, and Trailunga visited. All in good shape. However, the road across to La Paloma still has water going over it and a regular car may not make it up to the cabins. There may … Continue reading
This call for help with the coming storms comes from local realtor and Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council Member, Tomi Bowling: We have on our list of Emergency Call outs: access to a group of nursing students, a possible ham radio operator, … Continue reading