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  • Firefighters douse fire in Talbert Regional Park

    Firefighters douse fire in Talbert Regional Park
    Crews battled a brush fire Friday in the southern section of Talbert Regional Park, where flames burned close enough to homes that backyard plants and debris ignited, fire officials said.
  • Crews battling brush fire off toll road in Irvine

    Crews battling brush fire off toll road in Irvine
    Firefighters were trying to control a 3-acre wind-driven brush fire Wednesday in Irvine off the southbound lanes of the 241 toll road, authorities said. The fire at the Portola Parkway exit of the toll road was reported at about 1:10 p.m., said...

    Newport's hot for (new) fire engines

    It's out with the old and in with the new in 2011 for the Newport Beach Fire Department. The department recently put two new Pierce fire engines into frontline service, replacing two older models that had been at work for about 10 years. The new rigs...

    Fire marshal says goodbye

    Fire marshal says goodbye
    Newport Beach's fire marshal, Steve Bunting, is retiring after 31 years with the department. Bunting's last day is today. He will be replaced by Battalion Chief Rob Gamble. Bunting joined the department in May 1979 and previously worked as a...

    Homes fail safety standard

    Looking out from his balcony, Ira Botnick pointed toward the green, trimmed slope below. "See?" the Hazel Drive resident said. "It's all cut back and it doesn't look bad, does it?" Botnick is one of hundreds of Corona del Mar residents whose homes...