Out of Thin Air?

An LA County Fire Department helicopter sits in an empty lot on East 28th Street and Walnut Avenue at 10:30am on Thursday, June 24. Curious about the aircraft, Jim Gonzalez, a 27-year resident of Signal Hill who was walking his dogs, snapped the photo because he said he had never seen a helicopter land there…

Local fire departments respond to SH fire

Responding to a 1pm call Tuesday afternoon, LA County Fire Department (LACFD), assisted by Long Beach firefighters, extinguished a house fire at 2609 E. Pacific Coast Highway. According to LACFD, all rooms, including the garage where a vehicle was parked, of the two-story, single-family dwelling, which had been undergoing re-roofing, were burned. The cause of…

SHPD, LA County Fire Dept. remove passenger trapped in car

On Monday, March 8, 2010, at approximately 4:54pm, Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) officers, along with Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics, were dispatched to the intersection of Orange Avenue and 33rd Street regarding a traffic collision. Officers arrived and found a compact car upside-down with two of its three occupants standing outside the vehicle.…