Granada Hills and Porter Ranch Residents Lose Homes in Devastating Saddleridge Fire

KTLASeveral people lost their homes in the Saddleridge Fire that continued to burn Friday through thousands of acres in the northern foothills of the San Fernando Valley. "We've lived through a lot of the evacuations in the past, but like I said, this is the worst that ...

October 12th 2019


Saddleridge Fire approaches Porter Ranch neighborhood

KABC-TVPORTER RANCH, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A Porter Ranch resident recounts the scene as the Saddleridge Fire approached his home in the Renaissance community. Bashar Witwit says his family evacuated, but he stayed behind because he didn't want to ...

October 12th 2019


Saddleridge Fire Map: Tracking the Spread

The New York TimesA fast-moving brush fire in northwest Los Angeles on Friday forced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people. One man had died from the fire, known as the Saddleridge fire, officials said on Friday afternoon. The fire had burned over 7,500 acres in the San ...

October 12th 2019


Saddleridge fire closes 4 major freeways, creating hellish morning commute

Los Angeles TimesThe Saddleridge fire was creating a nightmare commute for many Friday morning, with major freeways closed and surface streets jammed. The fire began in Sylmar right off the 210 Freeway, which was the first to close Thursday night. But as the blaze pushed ...

October 11th 2019


Saddleridge Fire Erupts Overnight Near Sylmar Growing To Thousands Of Acres And Forcing Evacuations

LAistA fast-moving fire that began near Sylmar grew by thousands of acres overnight, forcing mandatory evacuations for Porter Ranch and Granada Hills residents and shutting down at least 10 LAUSD schools. The Saddleridge Fire has burned more than 4,000 ...

October 11th 2019