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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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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
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 17:10:16 -0800 From: Mike McIntyre Subject: Storm Warning Notification for the Los Angeles River Ranger District As per the Forest Storm Response Guide, I am issuing a Storm Warning due to the high probability of … Continue reading
Just to let you know, the LA County Department of Public Works has three (3) planned road closures in the Angeles Forest. These are “hard” closures, which means no one gets in except emergency response personnel. For the latest update, … Continue reading