Los Angeles: Large brush fire burning next 118 Freeway in Granada Hills shuts down several lanes; 2nd fire burning in Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Crews were battling two brush fires burning alongside the 118 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously near homes. The California Highway Patrol shut down several lanes of the eastbound side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays … Read more

Laguna Niguel fire: 20 homes destroyed, another 11 damaged as 200-acre Coastal Fire forces evacuations

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (KABC) — At least 20 homes were destroyed and 11 were damaged by a brush fire in Laguna Niguel that spread rapidly amid strong winds, and crews continued to fight the flames on Thursday. The blaze, called the Coastal Fire, broke out Wednesday afternoon between Laguna Niguel and Laguna Beach near a … Read more

Orange County brush fire: At least 13 homes on fire as Laguna Niguel brush fire grows in size, approaches more residential areas

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (KABC) — Several homes overlooking the ocean in Laguna Niguel are now engulfed in flames as a fast-moving brush fire is spreading rapidly amid strong winds. The fire broke out Wednesday afternoon between Laguna Niguel and Laguna Beach near a water treatment plant, according to the Orange County Fire Authority, and quickly … Read more