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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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Three years ago the Station Fire destroyed my neighborhood. I remember it as if it all happened five minutes ago. I got up just after sunrise, went out to my back yard and looked to the East, toward Grizzly Flats, … Continue reading
As many of you know, there have been many, many rumors about when the Forest Service would reopen the Angeles, and about precisely how much of the forest would be reopened. At long last we have solid facts to relay. … Continue reading
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
This latest update about the Station Fire and the Congressional investigation comes from Duncan Baird. If you plan to attend, please make sure you RSVP as instructed below. Let’s be sure to have a strong presence lest they forget about … Continue reading
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