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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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Almost two years after the Station fire scorched 161,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service has embarked on a large-scale reforestation project that may re-engineer the region’s historical pine and fir woodlands. The project to be … Continue reading
LA Times investigation contradicts key assertions by the Forest Service about its response to the fire
Hot off the presses, here is another investigative article by Paul Pringle. Thanks Debra! ~B~ Aerial expert’s report on L.A. County’s biggest wildfire flies in the face of official review As Capt. Perri Hall watched helplessly, a blaze that had … Continue reading
Paul Pringle has done it again, bringing to light the cover-up in the USFS “investigation” of the Station Fire. For full details, go to the L.A. Times article: U.S. failed to fill order for aircraft in Station fire The agency … Continue reading
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
The Los Angeles County Public Works Department has announced that due to the forecast weekend storm, it will close public access to almost all County roads within the Station Fire burn area as of 12 noon tomorrow, Friday, February 5, … Continue reading