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August 7, 2001
Tim Willert SOUTHWEST GLENDALE -- An early morning fire that started on the roof of an unoccupied Riverdale Drive jewelry manufacturer is being investigated as suspicious, fire officials said Monday. The fire began at 5 a.m. Sunday at Fulton and Meyer Jewelry Manufacturing, Glendale Fire Marshal Steve Howard said. "It is very suspicious," Howard said. "There wasn't anything that would have accidentally caused the fire [that is] readily apparent to us."
LOCAL
September 1, 2007
Glendale Fire Department investigators are trying to determine the origin of an apartment fire in a six-unit complex on Friday, which caused about $200,000 in structural damage. Firefighters responded to a call of a fire in a second-story apartment at about 5:20 p.m., where they encountered heavy smoke billowing from the rear of the building, Capt. Tom Propst said. The fire was contained in about 19 minutes and there were no injuries or fatalities. The fire may have started in or near a trash can adjacent to the building and spread up to the patio, Propst said.
NEWS
March 9, 2000
Paul M. Anderson GLENDALE -- A small apartment fire that neighbors extinguished with garden hoses Wednesday appears to be a case of arson, a fire official said. The fire broke out at about 1:30 p.m. in the kitchen of a first-floor apartment at 601 Palm Drive, Glendale Fire Battalion Chief Steve Howard said. Upstairs neighbors discovered the fire and put it out with a garden hose before firefighters arrived, Howard said. No one was home in the apartment when the fire started, he said.
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March 12, 2002
Tim Willert NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- A burning mattress is being blamed for an early morning fire that caused $50,000 in damage to an apartment. The fire started about 4:20 a.m. Sunday inside an apartment in the 1800 block of North Verdugo Road, fire officials said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it appeared to be accidental, Glendale Fire Marshal Steve Howard said. Smoke from the mattress fire filled the entire apartment, Howard said.
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By: | October 7, 2005
A kitchen fire Thursday afternoon in an apartment building at the 700 block of East Garfield Avenue forced neighboring residents to evacuate and caused about $40,000 in estimated damages, Glendale Fire Capt. Bill Lynch said. The fire started just after 2:40 p.m. in the kitchen of one of the apartment building units, Lynch said. Neighboring residents were forced to evacuate, and firefighters put out the fire in about 10 minutes, he said. No one was inside the unit when the fire started, and no one was injured.
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By: | July 31, 2005
Newport Beach firefighters put out a fire in a garage on Seashore Drive at 54th Street on Saturday. Firefighters responded at 12:42 p.m., after neighbors saw smoke coming from the garage and called 911. They found no one in the home but discovered a fire in the garage and were able to put it out quickly, according to the Newport Beach Fire Department. Costa Mesa firefighters also responded to the call. The Newport Beach Fire and Police departments are investigating the cause of the fire, which is considered suspicious.
NEWS
January 10, 2003
Ben Godar Residents of a convalescent home were evacuated during a small nighttime fire, but firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze and no one was injured. The fire began at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Royal Palms Convalescent Home in the 600 block of West Broadway. It began when something inside a dryer ignited. By the time firefighters arrived, smoke was filling the lobby of the building. Residents were evacuated and firefighters were able to open doors to ventilate the area and extinguish the fire.
NEWS
October 8, 2013
Glendale firefighters quickly extinguished a house fire in the 3400 block of Honolulu Avenue Monday, knocking down the blaze 17 minutes after units were dispatched. The fire appeared to begin on a fence, but it extended into the attic of the house, according to fire officials. Structural damage is estimated at $50,000, with $5,000 damage to contents. The cause of the blaze is under investigation, fire officials said.  -- Mark Kellam, mark.kellam@latimes.com Follow on Twitter: @LAMarkKellam Video: Armenian media thrives in Glendale, Burbank area Photo Gallery: Oktoberfest in Montrose Glendale continues plan to keep the Alex
NEWS
February 6, 2012
A fire that erupted in a South Glendale strip mall early Monday caused $30,000 in damage, officials said. The fire started about 3 a.m. inside a strip mall on the 600 block of Wilson Avenue, said Glendale Fire Battalion Chief Greg Godfrey. No one was injured in the blaze, which was contained to a single business inside the mall, he said. The business sustained $20,000 in structural damage and about $10,000 in contents was destroyed, Godfrey said. The cause of the fire remained under investigation.
NEWS
March 31, 2014
Good morning readers. Today is Monday, March 31. As you ease into the week, check out these headlines from around the area:  A jiu jitsu instructor was reportedly tackled at his Burbank studio last week, and police are seeking leads. At 5:30 p.m., a man - described by police as Hispanic, 5 feet 8, 180 pounds and wearing a dark sweatshirt - entered the Force Balance Brazilian Jiu Jitsu studio expressing interest in taking a class, said Burbank...
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March 31, 2014
Good morning readers. Today is Monday, March 31. As you ease into the week, check out these headlines from around the area:  A jiu jitsu instructor was reportedly tackled at his Burbank studio last week, and police are seeking leads. At 5:30 p.m., a man - described by police as Hispanic, 5 feet 8, 180 pounds and wearing a dark sweatshirt - entered the Force Balance Brazilian Jiu Jitsu studio expressing interest in taking a class, said Burbank...
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NEWS
October 8, 2013
Glendale firefighters quickly extinguished a house fire in the 3400 block of Honolulu Avenue Monday, knocking down the blaze 17 minutes after units were dispatched. The fire appeared to begin on a fence, but it extended into the attic of the house, according to fire officials. Structural damage is estimated at $50,000, with $5,000 damage to contents. The cause of the blaze is under investigation, fire officials said.  -- Mark Kellam, mark.kellam@latimes.com Follow on Twitter: @LAMarkKellam Video: Armenian media thrives in Glendale, Burbank area Photo Gallery: Oktoberfest in Montrose Glendale continues plan to keep the Alex
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February 6, 2012
A fire that erupted in a South Glendale strip mall early Monday caused $30,000 in damage, officials said. The fire started about 3 a.m. inside a strip mall on the 600 block of Wilson Avenue, said Glendale Fire Battalion Chief Greg Godfrey. No one was injured in the blaze, which was contained to a single business inside the mall, he said. The business sustained $20,000 in structural damage and about $10,000 in contents was destroyed, Godfrey said. The cause of the fire remained under investigation.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | June 1, 2011
SOUTH GLENDALE — Firefighters doused a quick-moving 3-acre fire that threatened two homes Wednesday on the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway near Colorado Boulevard, officials said. A vehicle that caught fire at approximately 1:55 p.m. spread into light grass and brush on the freeway hillside, then moved up and over the hill close to two homes on the 1500 block of Verd Oaks, officials said. Firefighters arrived to find a pale yellow pickup truck ablaze. The driver was not in the area.
LOCAL
September 1, 2007
Glendale Fire Department investigators are trying to determine the origin of an apartment fire in a six-unit complex on Friday, which caused about $200,000 in structural damage. Firefighters responded to a call of a fire in a second-story apartment at about 5:20 p.m., where they encountered heavy smoke billowing from the rear of the building, Capt. Tom Propst said. The fire was contained in about 19 minutes and there were no injuries or fatalities. The fire may have started in or near a trash can adjacent to the building and spread up to the patio, Propst said.
NEWS
By: | October 7, 2005
A kitchen fire Thursday afternoon in an apartment building at the 700 block of East Garfield Avenue forced neighboring residents to evacuate and caused about $40,000 in estimated damages, Glendale Fire Capt. Bill Lynch said. The fire started just after 2:40 p.m. in the kitchen of one of the apartment building units, Lynch said. Neighboring residents were forced to evacuate, and firefighters put out the fire in about 10 minutes, he said. No one was inside the unit when the fire started, and no one was injured.
NEWS
By: | July 31, 2005
Newport Beach firefighters put out a fire in a garage on Seashore Drive at 54th Street on Saturday. Firefighters responded at 12:42 p.m., after neighbors saw smoke coming from the garage and called 911. They found no one in the home but discovered a fire in the garage and were able to put it out quickly, according to the Newport Beach Fire Department. Costa Mesa firefighters also responded to the call. The Newport Beach Fire and Police departments are investigating the cause of the fire, which is considered suspicious.
NEWS
February 24, 2004
home A defective flue in a fireplace caused a fire early Sunday, causing about $10,000 damage to the home. The fire was reported about 4:21 a.m. Sunday at 212 N. Belmont St., Glendale Fire Battalion Chief Bob Doyle said. The fire, which went into the surrounding walls rather than up the fireplace's chute, caused about $10,000 in damage to the house and some smoke damage to the contents. "The fire only caused minor damage in respect to what it could have caused if it had gotten in to the attic," he said.
NEWS
January 10, 2003
Ben Godar Residents of a convalescent home were evacuated during a small nighttime fire, but firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze and no one was injured. The fire began at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Royal Palms Convalescent Home in the 600 block of West Broadway. It began when something inside a dryer ignited. By the time firefighters arrived, smoke was filling the lobby of the building. Residents were evacuated and firefighters were able to open doors to ventilate the area and extinguish the fire.
NEWS
March 12, 2002
Tim Willert NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- A burning mattress is being blamed for an early morning fire that caused $50,000 in damage to an apartment. The fire started about 4:20 a.m. Sunday inside an apartment in the 1800 block of North Verdugo Road, fire officials said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it appeared to be accidental, Glendale Fire Marshal Steve Howard said. Smoke from the mattress fire filled the entire apartment, Howard said.
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