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Fast Moving Brush Fire Spreads Rapidly In Santa Clara (In foothills of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula)

Fast Moving Brush Fire Spreads Rapidly In Santa Clara (In foothills of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula)

For updates on road closures and evacuations: http://readyventuracounty.org/  Officials said a fast-moving and wind-fueled fire has burned about 50 acres in the foothills of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, a city in Ventura County, California, the Los Angeles Times …

Huge blaze forces hundreds to evacuate in Los Angeles

Huge blaze forces hundreds to evacuate in Los Angeles

A massive fire described as the biggest in the history of Los Angeles was raging Saturday, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. Mayor Eric Garcetti told reporters the blaze, which broke out Friday and lit up the hills surrounding the northern suburb of Burbank overnight, had already burnt 5,000 acres (2,000 hectares), adding: […]

Train Traffic halted as Ventura City Fire tackle river bed blaze

Train Traffic halted as Ventura City Fire tackle river bed blaze

On July 23rd at 3:52PM, Ventura City Fire Department was dispatched to multiple reports of a fire burning in the Ventura river bed next to the Ventura County Fair Grounds.  When firefighters arrived at the scene they discovered a 100’ x 50’ fire burning in thick arundo and vegetation.  With the help of a water […]

Brush fire adjacent to Northbound 101 FWY

Brush fire adjacent to Northbound 101 FWY

Ventura City Fire units responded to multiple reports of a vegetation fire adjacent to the Northbound 101 freeway between Seaward Ave and California Street exits. The first arriving engine company reported an approximately 20’x30’ fire, located within light brush and homeless encampment debris on the steep hillside above the freeway. The fire was contained and […]

Half Acre burned in Santa Paula Brush Fire at Welding Operation

Half Acre burned in Santa Paula Brush Fire at Welding Operation

On June 3rd at 1:54 PM Santa Paula Fire Units were dispatched to a Brush Fire in the river bottom  behind 600 Santa Maria St.  Upon arrival, units found vegetation burning that was beginning to  spread easterly behind a 5 mph breeze from the west. Crews began an aggressive direct attack on the fire and […]

Ventura City Fire puts out Brush fire on Shoulder of Hwy. 33

Ventura City Fire puts out Brush fire on Shoulder of Hwy. 33

Ventura City Fire units responded, along with units from Ventura County Fire and Cal Fire, to multiple reports of a vegetation fire along the right shoulder of the NB 33 highway near Shell Road. The first arriving companies reported approximately ¼ acre of brush, trees, and debris involved with fire, adjacent to a homeless encampment, […]

‘Major Emergency’ Brush Fire Burning in Brentwood

‘Major Emergency’ Brush Fire Burning in Brentwood

A brushfire broke out at midday Sunday in Mandeville Canyon, just northwest of the Getty Museum, and quickly developed into a “major emergency” as it charred at least 30 acres, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire began about 12:45 p.m. and was first reported as burning about 3 to 4 acres of […]

Brush Fire in Santa Paula

Brush Fire in Santa Paula

Santa Paula Fire Units were dispatched to a Brush Fire in the river bottom behind 224 Santa Maria St.  Upon arrival, units found vegetation  burning that was beginning to spread rapidly and catch trees on fire with flame lengths exceeding 40′. Crews began an aggressive direct attack on the fire and were assisted by fire […]

UPDATE: Heavy traffic on 33 and 150 due to 101 closure

UPDATE: Heavy traffic on 33 and 150 due to 101 closure

101 Freeway now open in both directions

Alert: UPDATE The 30 acre brush fire near Wood Ranch in Simi Valley has been contained

Alert: UPDATE The 30 acre brush fire near Wood Ranch in Simi Valley has been contained
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