By Ed Meckle, Retired LAPD
In 1947 the L.A. Department of Water and Power began construction on an earthen filled dam in Baldwin Hills. The location was in a low set of hills south and west of downtown L.A. 596 more words
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– A wildfire burning south of Glenwood Springs forced one subdivision to evacuate for a few hours on Friday night.
The fire had burned about 20 acres as of 7 p.m. 107 more words
Graham Fire has burned 750 acres, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says.
Evacuation orders were issued Thursday evening for the Three Rivers Subdivision in Big Canyon because of the spread of the Graham Fire, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. 18 more words
Gephardt Daily Fire in Moab forces evacuations, destroys 8 homes, other structures A fire in Moab destroyed several homes Tuesday night and forced the evacuation of residents who were in the path of the swiftly moving flames. 22 more words
DENVER (AP) — Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado’s most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. 607 more words