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Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters
LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.
La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.
La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Steady, Sometimes Heavy Rains Bring Relief
LA MESA -- Heavy rains overnight added to two days of steady drizzle and caused some flooding problems in the region. But for firefighters who have lived each day for the past year awaiting the next bru sh fire to…Continue
LA MESA -- A local fire caught the eye of arson investigators who quickly turned their investigation into an arrest. See Case Highlights below:
Case Highlights: On October 24, 2014, at approximately 11:42 p.m. police and firefighters…
Added by La Mesa Today on November 15, 2014 at 8:40am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Police charged a local man after fire did more than $250,000 damage to his residence Friday night.
On October 24 at 11:42 p.m., police and firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in the 6700 block of Rolando Knolls…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- A 13-year-old La Mesa bicyclist was being described as very lucky after he collided with a vehicle and was dragged along the street near the main entrance to the La Mesa Springs Shopping Center on La Mesa Boulevard.
At 4 p.m.…
Firefighters Feed The Masses
LA MESA -- La Mesa Firefighters raised funds for charity on Sunday, feeding long lines of residents that streamed through the Allison Avenue fire house throughout the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2014 at 6:29am — No Comments
Truck Fire In The Village
LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue was called just before noon today to a vehicle fire in downtown La Mesa. Firefighters responded quickly, damage estimate and cause of the blaze is still under investigation.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Earlier today, Heartland Fire Chief Rick Sitta was remarking at the spiraling heat in Lakeside as he and his officers began backfilling their ranks in case of a fire.
By 5 p.m., his worst fears had been realized. A wildfire broke out amid the…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA - Fires in North County may seem distant from the Jewel of the Hills, but not for many of the Heartland Fire &…Continue
LA MESA -- La Mesa Firefighter's Local 4759 invite you to attend a pancake breakfast fundraiser benefiting the Burn Institute and MDA. June 8, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until noon at Fire Station 11 (8034 Allison Avenue). Tickets are $5.00 (available at the door) and include pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. Bring the whole family for a fun morning and a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 8, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The three recent fires that have hit the greater downtown La Mesa area have had some residents wondering about the causes of these blazes.
But fire officials Tuesday said only one of the three fires appears to have been of suspicious…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Morning Fire Damaged La Mesa Apartment
LA MESA -- An unit at the Crestview Apartment building at…Continue
LA MESA -- An early evening fire gutted a vacant office building that had been slated for demolition.
The building, located just a few hundred yards north of the intersection of Palm Avenue and Spring Street, was left smoldering as fire crews…
Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2014 at 8:42pm — No Comments
Investigators Suspect Space Heater Caused Fire
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LA MESA -- Fire investigators could not definitively prove the cause of the Sunday afternoon fire that heavily…Continue
LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue has extinguished a small fire at a residence in the 7600 block of Homewood Place in La Mesa. One person suffered minor burns and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Fire crews to remained on the scene for a short…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2013 at 5:36pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Heartland Fire fighters were out early this morning fighting a brush fire along norther Highway 125 near the 94 interchange.
Fire officials said the blaze is not significantly impacting traffic at this…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 4, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
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Open House Draws Large Crowds
LA MESA -- Firefighters and emergency medical personnel spent Saturday doing demonstrations and…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 12, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The first major heat wave of the season has hit the Jewel of the Hills and local officials are advising residents to be careful in the extreme heat.
Some local businesses voluntarily cut back on electrical use yesterday to assist the public utilities…
Fire Damages Corvette In Civic Center
LA MESA -- A car fire just after 8:30 a.m. Thursday had firefighters out early.
Firefighters made quick work of extinguishing the fire, captured by a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on April 25, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Fire Kills Two Cats, Damages Homes
LEMON GROVE -- At 11:06 Saturday morning, Heartland Fire Communications dispatched a response for a residential structure fire in the 7200 block of Central Ave., Lemon Grove. The first arriving fire unit reported heavy smoke and fire from the rear of a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on April 13, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments