California Seeks Faster Forestry Approvals In Wildfire FightCalifornia wildland managers said Tuesday that they want to speed up logging and prescribed burns designed to slow wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years.
Camp Fire In Butte County Finally ContainedA massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday.
Butte County Schools Closed Until After Thanksgiving Due To Camp FireWith the Camp Fire still raging, Butte County school officials have decided to close all public schools until at least after the Thanksgiving break.
Cal Fire Requests $234M More In Funding After Burning Through BudgetThe California agency that fights wildfires says it's about to exceed its budget and needs $234 million more.
Long Wildfire Season Leaves Cal Fire With Pilot ShortageCalifornia’s deadly wildfire season is creating a shortage of pilots for Calfire and is causing the agency to ground some aircraft.
One Year After Wine Country Fires, Rebuilding A StruggleConstruction crews have already put up the frame on Cheri Sharp's new house, but she still questions whether rebuilding was the right choice after California's most destructive wildfire took her old home in wine country nearly a year ago.
Firefighters From Australia And New Zealand To Help Battle California WildfiresFire crews from Australia and New Zealand are heading to California to aid in the massive battle against wildfires, according to Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott.
Evacuations Ordered For Highway 49 Flat Fire In Tuolumne CountyThe Highway 49 Mocassin Fire in Tuolumne County is at 60 acres. Mandatory evacuations are in place.
Cal Fire Scrambling To Eliminate Wildfire Fuel In California Foothills Before Extreme Heat Moves InCal Fire has had to wait for the right conditions, but some residents are wondering how fire officials are allowed to do it when they can't burn on their own property.
At Least 10 Dead In Fast-Moving California WildfiresFirefighters are battling several wind-whipped fires that forced evacuations of rural neighborhoods in Northern California.
Forward Progress Of Point Fire Burning In Calaveras County StoppedThe Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office is evacuating an area of West Point because of an early morning fire.
Converted 747 'Global Supertanker' Laying The Smackdown On California FiresIn its first week of action, the converted 747 that's now a retardant-dropping air tanker, has been getting a lot of use.