Articles Tagged With ‘Vandenberg Air Force Base’




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Second fire breaks out at Vandenberg Air Force Base

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As firefighters continued to battle the Canyon Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base, a second blaze broke out on the Santa Barbara County military base. Dubbed the Washington Fire, the second blaze is much smaller, but it started at a... (Continue reading)

Ventura County firefighter killed in crash en route to Vandenberg

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A Ventura County fire engineer died Wednesday morning in a vehicle crash while en route to the Canyon Fire at Vandenberg Air Force base. The crash occurred at a roundabout where Highway 246 meets Purisima Road in rural Lompoc. The... (Continue reading)

Fire threatening launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base

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The Canyon Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base has burned nearly 10,000 acres, as of Tuesday morning. The blaze is threatening multiple structures at the base, including Space Launch Complex-3, which is currently housing the Atlas V rocket and WorldView-4... (Continue reading)

Vandenberg Air Force Base fire delays rocket launch

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Smoke from the #CanyonFire behind, Space Launch Complex-3 on Vandenberg AFB Sunday. Inside is the Atlas V rocket. pic.twitter.com/1Zk5EJipha — SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) September 19, 2016 A brush fire broke out Saturday at the southern end of Vandenberg Air Force Base.... (Continue reading)

Rocket launches from Vandenberg but botches landing

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A rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday and successfully delivered an ocean-monitoring satellite into space, but it failed to stick the landing. The rocket broke a support leg and tipped over after landing on a barge 200... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man drowns in boating accident

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The United States Coast Guard identified the body of a missing boater found Sunday afternoon near Point Arguello as Jeffrey Delbert McDonald of Arroyo Grande. The man was 46 years old. Around 8 p.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard received a... (Continue reading)

Boater drowns near Vandenberg

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United States Coast Guard crews found the body of a missing boater Sunday afternoon near Point Arguello at Vandenberg Air Force base. The man was 46 years old. Around 8 p.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard received a report of three... (Continue reading)

Missile test freaks out Southern Californians

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A bright white light shot through Southern California skies Saturday night as the United States Navy conducted a ballistic missile test. Shortly after, law enforcement officials received panicked calls, and some residents posted videos on social media accompanied by theories... (Continue reading)

Fire sparks at Vandenberg Air Force Base

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A fire that broke out at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday burned about 7.25 acres. [KEYT] Fire crews responded to the blaze at Santa Lucia Canyon Road and Highway 1 shortly before 12:30 p.m. The fire spread quickly and... (Continue reading)

ISIS allegedly sets its sights on Solvang

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is reportedly targeting a resident of Solvang who is an active member or veteran of either the U.S. Navy or Air Force. [KEYT] A hacking group affiliated with ISIS has released a kill... (Continue reading)



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