Brush fires hit Lincoln Heights & Elysian Park [updated]

Firefighters have been busy on the Eastside this afternoon, knocking down a  brush fire in Lincoln Heights shortly before another fire began in Elysian Park near Solano Canyon. Ground and air crews were deployed to fight the Elysian Park fire, which was reported at about 2:22 pm, and had scorched about two acres, said the L.A. Fire Department.  The fire ... Read More »

One injured in York Boulevard commercial fire [updated]

HIGHLAND  PARK — One person was injured after fire broke out in a row of storefronts in the 5100 block of York Boulevard late this afternoon. It took firefighters about half an hour to knock down the blaze that began at about 4:30 p.m, according to the L.A. Fire Department. The fire spread to three storefronts, including a Metro PCS store ... Read More »

Fire damages Angeleno Heights home

ANGELENO HEIGHTS — Firefighters knocked down a fire that broke out in a two-story, Craftsman-style home in the 1000 block of W. Kensington Road this afternoon, preventing the blaze from reaching the attic. It took about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze after it was reported at about 4:20 p.m., the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. No injuries were ... Read More »