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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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If you heard rumors about people getting stranded on the Angeles Crest Highway, they weren’t rumors: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/12/cars-stranded-on-angeles-crest-highway.html Also, as of 7pm the County has announced that they will reopen Big Tujunga Cyn Rd on Monday, December 13, from the LA … Continue reading
In response to the current wave of rain storms, LA County Public Works has closed Big Tujunga Canyon Road and the Angeles Forest Highway. Also, recreational use permits are temporarily suspended for the duration of this rain event. For the … Continue reading
Hi All, Mike asked me to send an update along to the list. As you know we’ve got more storms headed our way, and while we’ve been lucky so far, it’s only a matter of time before we get a … Continue reading
It’s official. Special Use Permits are temporarily suspended due to the incoming storm events. If you have business in Big Tujunga, wrap it up and get out. It’s not worth putting yourselves at risk. The official notice from Mike McIntyre … Continue reading