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The Call Box: Baldwin Hills Dam 1963

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


Wildfire Burning Near Glenwood Springs Forces Evacuations

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


Evacuation ordered for Three Rivers Subdivision

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

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Large gas leak in Sandy prompts evacuations

SANDY, Utah – A gas leak in Sandy caused businesses nearby to be evacuated Wednesday afternoon.

The gas leak happened in the area of 9800 S. 58 more words


Fire in Moab forces evacuations, destroys 8 homes, other structures

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

Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Ross Twp. Senior High Rise, 1 Hospitalized

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ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — One woman was taken to the hospital following a fire Tuesday afternoon at a senior high rise in Ross Township. 122 more words


Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To Close

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