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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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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
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
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