A fast-moving brush fire has consumed over 5,000 acres in the hills just north of Los Angeles threatening homes in nearby communities. Hundreds of firefighters and law enforcement officers from numerous agencies have converged on the fire to battle the erratic fire behavior as well as facilitate evacuations and residential security. © Craig Durling / durlingmedia.com
At just after 3AM on June 29, 2015 the Burbank Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 3401 W. Pacific Avenue. Arriving units reported fire through the roof of a single story metal finishing company which posed hazardous materials issues. The fire quickly escalated to a 2nd alarm bringing more firefighting equipment to the scene. The fire was extinguished quickly and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
At about 1912 hrs. on June 6, 2015 the Burbank Fire Department responded to a reported apartment house fire in the 100 block of Ash Street. Arriving units reported smoke and fire visible from a 2nd story apartment, quickly escalating the incident to a 2nd alarm. Swift action by responding units led to a quick knock down on the fire. Although the residents were not home at the time of the fire, their poodle Coco was treated by BFD personnel and reunited with her owners. ©2015 Craig Durling
Lately while on flights I've entertained myself and passed the time by recording and editing a short video of the journey on my iPhone. On this particular trip I headed to Las Vegas from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, CA. Hope you enjoy!
At around noon on March 8, 2014 units from LAFD and Burbank Fire responded to a rollover traffic collision with a sheared hydrant at Cabrini Drive and Glenoaks Blvd in Sun Valley. The driver of a white van, who was transported to an area hospital, reportedly struck several parked cars and trees coming down Cabrini Drive ultimately. One parked vehicle was struck so hard it rolled over onto the grass after being pushed for over 30 feet. No other injuries were reported and the exact cause of the collision is under investigation by LAPD.
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At about 9:20pm on October 19, 2013 the Burbank Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 910 N. Evergreen. Arriving units reported heavy fire showing from the front of the residence. Although the flames were quickly knocked down, one victim was rescued from inside and transported in full arrest. All images © Craig Durling
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A daytime fire in the rear of a flooring/carpet store in downtown Burbank quickly escalated to a 4th alarlm bringing in resources from several neighboring communities. The fire consumed Beauty Kiss Carpets at 140 S. Glenoaks in Burbank.