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 Beach wildfire destroys more than 20 homes

Crews battled a fast-moving wildfire outside Los Angles overnight that authorities estimated had destroyed more than 20 high-priced homes and forced evacuations, CBS Los Angeles reports. The blaze, already dubbed The Coastal Fire, broke out in brush between the cities of Laguna Niguel and Laguna Beach just before 3 pm local time and quickly spread … Read more