Monday, August 31, 2015


Elderly man killed in Mount Washington fire

alder drive fire map

MOUNT WASHINGTON —  The body of a 71-year-old man was found inside a car parked in a garage that caught fire early this morning in  the 1800 block of Alder Drive, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took firefighters about half an hour to knock ... Read More »

SUV catches fire on Echo Park street

Photo by Kevin Kuzma

ECHO PARK — Fire destroyed an SUV on Lilac Place in Echo Park this morning. Photos sent in by readers showed firefighters responding to the fire at about 9 a.m. No further details were available. Read More »

Prius burns on Silver Lake street

Photo by Brian Falls

SILVER LAKE — Firefighters extinguished a fire early this morning that burned a Prius parked near the corner of Marathon Street and Kodak Drive.  It’s not clear what caused the fire that broke out at about 4:40 a.m. Read More »

Grass fire burns two acres in Debs Park

More than 100 firefighters were deployed  to put out a grass fire that burned about two acres on a hilltop in Debs Park this afternoon, according to the L.A. Fire Department. Units on the ground were assisted by water-dropping helicopters to control the blaze, which was ... Read More »