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  • Storm Update

    March 20, 2018 - The following is a storm update as of 4:15 P.M.

  • Storm Update

    March 16, 2018 - The following is a storm update as of 12:45 P.M.

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    Garage Fire Safety

    The leading cause of garage fires is electrical malfunction.

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    Lincoln Incident

    On March 4, 2018 at 1445 hours, a full assignment from Burbank Fire Department consisting of 3 engines, 2 trucks, 1 rescue ambulance and a Battalion Chief responded to an outside fire on the 1800 block of North Lincoln.

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    CPR Classes

    The Burbank Fire Department will be teaching two Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) classes in spring 2018.

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    Video of the Change of Command Ceremony

    On December 28, 2017, Fire Chief Tom Lenahan passed command to Eric Garcia. Watch the video of the Change of Command Ceremony.

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    Riverside Structure Fire

    On February 7, 2018 at 0817 hours, the Burbank Fire Department responded to smoke in a structure. Engine 12 reported smoke from a door in a flower shop on Riverside Drive.

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    Burn Awareness Week

    National Burn Awareness Week is February 4-10. There are many different ways a burn injury can occur.

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    Flu Season

    Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. You have the power to protect yourself and your family this season with these three actions to fight flu.

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    PulsePoint Respond App

    Download the PulsePoint Respond app today. Be a lifesaver tomorrow.

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    Heating Safety

    Brrr! As it gets colder, are you using your heater?

  • Debris Basins Update

    The following is a Debris Basins Update as of January 16, 2018.

  • Country Club Drive Evacuations Lifted

    January 10, 2018 - The following is a storm update as of 9:00 P.M.

  • Morning Storm Update

    January 10, 2018 – The following is a storm update as of 9:30 A.M.

  • Afternoon Storm Update

    January 9, 2018 – The following is a storm update as of 4:00 P.M.

  • Gas Leak on Country Club Drive

    On January 9, 2018, Southern California Gas Company has confirmed a significant gas leak on Country Club Drive due to the storms. Crews are currently working to repair the leak. No timetable has yet been given as to when the leak will be fixed.

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    Voluntary Evacuation Warning

    LA County Public Works has upgraded the storm to a Phase 2 Alert. On January 8, 2018, a Voluntary Evacuation Warning is being issued beginning at 10PM through 6AM (extended as necessary) for the following areas.

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    Weather Alert

    Heavy rainfall is predicted in Burbank over the next 24-48 hours, which can produce significant mud and debris flows in the La Tuna Fire burn areas. The City has proclaimed that a local emergency now exists in the hillside areas affected by the La Tuna fire in the City of Burbank.

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    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year! The Burbank Fire Department encourages the community to resolve to make your home safer this year.

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    Fire Chief Retirement and Change of Command Ceremony

    The Burbank Fire Department honored Fire Chief Tom Lenahan and held a Change of Command Ceremony on December 28, 2017.