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L.A. arson wave grows to about 40 fires; most since 1992 riots

With about 40 arson fires across Los Angeles in the last three days, the wave of intentional blazes that started in Hollywood on Friday is the worst since the 1992 riots, officials said. Authorities said they remained unsure whether the...
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Hollywood arson spree: Firefighters 'swamped' by wave of fires

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Hollywood arson fires: Los Angeles Fire Department officials said authorities were swamped, first putting out a string of fires in Hollywood and West Hollywood, then collecting evidence in what is believed to be an arson case. Read Post

Hollywood arson spree: Fires are 'highly unusual,' official says

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Los Angeles Fire Department officials on Friday described a series of 19 arson fires overnight in the Hollywood area as "highly unusual," adding that the blazes tested the department's resources. Los Angeles Deputy Fire Chief Mario ... Read Post

Authorities struggle against wave of L.A. arson fires

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Investigators were combing for clues from 39 separate fires as they struggled to halt a string of three days of arson blazes that has rattled Los Angeles. At a news conference Sunday morning, L.A. fire and police officials said they... Read Post


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