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    Los Angeles County Fire Department To Host Firefighter Preparatory Seminars

    In preparation for this summer's fire fighter trainee examination, the Los Angeles County Fire Department is offering five months worth of Firefighter Preparatory seminars.

    UPDATE: Fire Near San Francisquito Canyon Contained, Burned 15 Acres

    A brush fire threatened homes near San Francisquito Canyon and Lowridge Place, but was contained in about an hour leaving no structural damage.

    National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning, High Winds Advisory

    High winds have led to increased chances of fire and traffic accidents, warns the National Weather Service.

    City Of Santa Clarita Offers Emergency Training For New Year

    The city of Santa Clarita is once again offering Community Emergency Response Training, starting Jan. 16, 2014. This FEMA-approved program will teach residents how to respond in the face of life-threatening disasters.

    Firefighters 'Fighting Fire With Fire' For Training In Castaic

    Los Angeles County firefighters hosted a training drill Thursday in Castaic to teach highly sought after ignitions operation course

    Vehicle Fire Turns Into Small Brush Fire In Castaic

    A vehicle fire was reported at 10:46 a.m. on Parker Road and Castaic Road in Castaic.

    Canyon Country Fire Claims Apartment; Family Unharmed

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies worked with Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel to help the occupants of a burning Canyon Country apartment complex Monday.


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    Hay Truck Fire Ignites Brush North Of Castaic

    From SCVnews.com

    A brush fire erupted Tuesday at about 4:04 p.m. when a tractor-trailer carrying hay caught on fire on northbound Interstate 5 north of Templin Highway.

    The hay bales caught fire and ignited the brush on the west side of the freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    As of 4:40 p.m. the fire was burning uphill in 4- to 5-mph winds and had grown to 5 acres.

    No structures are reported to be threatened. The fire is on U.S. Forest Service land.



    Two Brush Fires Slowed Traffic But Now Under Control

    A nine-acre brush fire had been reported near the Southbound 5 freeway near the 14 interchange. Two lanes of the freeway had been shut down in attempts to put out the flames. A second two-acre fire was reported near Templin Freeway and the 5 northbound.

    Higher Than Normal Summer Temperatures Possible For Santa Clarita

    National Weather Service officials provide safety tips for hot summer conditions. Avoid prolonged exposure and never leave children or pets in a parked car. There is a 30 percent chance that temperatures will be above normal this summer.