Freeway reopens just as thousands of residents are told to return home

FREE Locals begin to survey the damage from devastating fire

Thousands of Conejo Valley families were told they could return to their homes this evening, and the 101 Freeway reopened in both directions between Calabasas and Agoura Hills, two signs that the worst of the devastating Woolsey fire could be over. Still, the fire threat remains, evidenced by the areas that remain under mandatory evacuation, including all of Calabasas, Lake […]

Fire burns into Veterans Day

FREE Woolsey reaches 10 percent containment, has torched over 83,000 acres

Firefighters and law enforcement personnel often have a history of military service. Veterans Day didn’t bring them any time for reflection—many of those fighting the Woolsey and Hill fires have been up for days, running on coffee and not much else, demonstrating the same selflessness that led them to don a uniform in the first place. The fire expanded to […]