THOUSAND OAKS, CA – NOVEMBER 09: A South Pasadena Fire Department engine fights the Woolsey Fire as it moves through the property on Cornell Road near Paramount Ranch on November 9, 2018 in Agoura Hills, California. About 75,000 homes have been evacuated in Los Angeles and Ventura counties due to two fires in the region. (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

South Pasadena firefighters have been assisting the massive blaze known as the Woolsey fire since last Thursday. The fire  fueled by heavy Santa Ana winds has forced the evacuations of Malibu, Calabasas and Westlake Village. Pictured is So Pas fire engine 81 fending off the encroaching flames.

Read all about the So Pas connection to one of the largest fires in the state’s history in the next print edition of The Review.


Steve Whitmore is the editor for the South Pasadena Review. Steve has spent more than four decades as an award-winning print and broadcast journalist with a 16-year stint as the senior media advisor for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Steve comes to us from the Keene Sentinel in Keene, New Hampshire, where he covered politics and was a columnist.

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