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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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This advisory announcement was sent out today regarding the follow-up meeting about the Congressional investigation into events surrounding the Station Fire. The full text is below for your convenience. If you want to download a copy of the original PDF, … Continue reading
I got a couple of weeks ago from another Station Fire survivor who had some concerns about the upcoming hearing on October 12. Specifically, she was worried that folks might not know how to find the courthouse, parking, etc. The … Continue reading
With the Congressional hearing about the Station Fire coming up next week, we’re seeing additional news in the local press. Thanks to Duncan for these links! ~B~ KTTV 11 – FOX 11 Feds to Examine Station Fire Response Next Week … Continue reading
Thanks, Duncan, for forwarding this info along. As soon as we hear about a new date we will let everyone know. ~B~ ——– From: Duncan Baird Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 4:05 PM Subject: Fwd: Station Fire event — POSTPONED … Continue reading
Thanks to Millie Jones at the Office of Supervisor Mike Antonovich for forwarding this info! ~B~ Subject: Station Fire Hearing Date: Friday, July 16, 2010, 1:12 PM I can now confirm the venue for the Station Fire Panel Discussion: Tuesday, … Continue reading