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SCE – Power Shutoff – Electrical Circuits Countywide

SCE – Power Shutoff – Electrical Circuits Countywide

Southern California Edison LNO Circuit List with Periods of Concern Chart  As of Tuesday 10/29/2019 Circuit List All Counties Report #1 at 11:00 Period of Concern County Incorporated City/Cities Unincorporated Communities/Areas Circuit(s) Circuit Notification Status 10/29 Tuesday 10/30 Wednesday Ventura Fillmore Sespe Village; Keith Oak Village ANGUS Update  0900-1800 Ventura Moorpark ANTON Update 0900-1800 Ventura […]

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter   The Amazon rainforest is burning, but 1988 reporting from The New York Times shows this is no new phenomenon. Farmers and settlers have started fires for years to clear spaces for their crops. Celebrities bewail the burning forests with random pictures from the internet, claiming the Amazon forests […]

Oak Park Fire Knocked Down

Oak Park Fire Knocked Down

Fire Fighters  quick response let to the knock down of a blaze involving a single room and contents fire at a three story apartment building. Two residents displaced and one cat unfortunately perished from smoke. No adjacent apartments damaged.   #ShadowFire @VCFD and @LACoFDPIO FFs had a quick knock down on a single room and […]

Homeowners across southern California being dropped by insurance companies because of fire risk

Homeowners across southern California being dropped by insurance companies because of fire risk

By Rob McMillan and ABC7.com Homeowners all across Southern California are being dropped by their insurance companies, not because they’re filing too many claims, but because they live in fire-prone areas. “We never filed an insurance claim ever,” said Dan Floyd of Corona. “So it came as quite a shock.” Floyd lives several miles north of the area […]

Fire on Vince St. Ventura

Fire on Vince St. Ventura

On August 1st at 2:23 AM Ventura City Fire units responded to a reported structure fire in the 200 block of E. Vince St.. The first arriving engine company reported a working fire visible from the front (Alpha Side) of the structure. One elderly resident was already evacuated from the structure.  An aggressive attack contained […]

Norte-Dame Cathedral in Paris is on Fire

Norte-Dame Cathedral in Paris is on Fire

By Staff, A fire started on the wooden roof of the historic cathedral in Paris at 6:30 PM local time.  The church was under repair and it is not known if that construction activities caused the blaze. Firefighters were not called out until 7 PM, nearly a half hour after the fire began. This story […]

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Relief for a Paradise Charter School

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Relief  for a Paradise Charter School

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced today that the California School Finance Authority (CSFA), which she chairs, approved a two-year grant extension for Children’s Community Charter School in Paradise. About half of the campus was burned last fall in the Camp Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California history. “This will provide some relief […]

Ventura | Crews put out fire on Walker St.

Ventura | Crews put out fire on Walker St.

On November 20th at 9:50 PM, Ventura City Fire Department responded to a report of smoke and flames from an 8’ x 20’ outbuilding in the 5500 Block  of Walker St.. Firefighters arrived to find the aforementioned building and an adjacent wooden fence completely involved in fire.  The fire was extinguished 20 minutes after firefighters […]

Simi Valley PD Advisory: Road closures due to active brushfire.

Simi Valley PD Advisory: Road closures due to active brushfire.

The Simi Valley Police Department is advising of the following road closures: Los Angeles Avenue eastbound from Rory Lane to Kuehner Drive. Kuehner Drive from the Santa Susana Pass Road to the 118 Freeway. Please avoid traveling in the above mentioned areas to assist in the relief of traffic congestion caused by the fire.   […]

Ventura | Crew puts out Fire in Residence

Ventura | Crew puts out Fire in Residence

Ventura and Oxnard fire units responded to a reported structure fire. The first arriving crew found a two story residence with smoke in the interior. All occupants had appropriately evacuated the home after hearing a smoke alarm and seeing smoke. The crew investigated the source and found a fire that had been extinguished by a […]

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