Just three weeks ago, blogging.la was abuzz with coverage of the Hollywood Hills fire. [see the March archives for a number of fire related posts on March 30]
We got the following press release from Tom LaBonge’s office:
The blaze, which was ignited by two teenagers playing with matches next to the Oakwood Toluca Hills apartment complex on Barham Boulevard on the San Fernando Valley side of the Hollywood Hills, spread across the brush area but was put out before it impacted any residences, the Hollywood Sign or the City of Los Angeles communications compound atop Mt. Lee. It took five hours for scores of firefighters, assisted by three LAFD and two L.A. County fire helicopters, to put out the fire. No one was injured and no property was destroyed.
You can join Councilmember Tom LaBonge (who represents areas affected by this fire) to thank the dozens of LAFD and Los Angeles County firefighters tomorrow, Tuesday, at
45 p.m. at the Lake Hollywood Park, below where the fire was stopped. LaBonge will lead a thank you ceremony to honor the 71 LAFD companies and additional firefighters from L.A. County who responded to the March 30 Hollywood Hills fire that burned 150 acres of dry brush.
WHAT: Thank You Ceremony Honoring LAFD and other firefighters
45 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2007
WHERE: Lake Hollywood Park (Adjacent to 3206 Canyon Lake Drive)
Lake Hollywood Estates Area below Hollywood Sign)
UPDATE: Time of the event has been changed from 4pm to 5pm.
EVEN MORE IMPORTANT UPDATE: Refreshments to be provided by Pink’s Hot Dogs!