Hot, Dry Conditions Return For The Wildfire-Weary West, And They Could Last For WeeksFor the wildfire-weary, another bout of dry weather returns this weekend and could last weeks. Along with already dry fuel on the ground, the forecast will mean more hazardous fire conditions in a season that has already broken records.
New Mandatory Evacuation Ordered For Meadow Valley In Plumas County Due To North Complex FireA new mandatory evacuation order has been given due to the North Complex Fire in Plumas County.
3 Killed As Bear Fire Explodes In Butte County; Thousands Of Homes ThreatenedThousands in Plumas, Yuba and Butte County have been ordered to evacuate after winds reignited the North Complex Fire burning since last month.
Fork Fire In Eldorado National Forest Grows To 2,500 Acres; Evacuations In EffectThe fire, which has been dubbed the Fork Fire, started late Tuesday morning and is burning near the Airport Flat Campground.
California Submerged In Sea Of Smoke: Sacramento Air Quality Plummets To Hazardous LevelsSacramento’s air quality has fallen to Hazardous levels Tuesday morning.
167,000 PG&E Customers In 21 Counties Have Their Power CutPG&E cut power to approximately 172,000 customers Monday night.
Helicopter Rescues Resume For People Trapped By California Creek FireMore rescues by helicopter were underway Tuesday morning for Sierra National Forest visitors trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire in California, a state where numerous wildfires are raging and weather conditions threaten more.
Firefighters Rushed To Stop Grass Fire From Spreading To Suisun City ApartmentsCrews say a grass fire that got dangerously close to some apartments in Suisun City is under investigation.
US Army Soldiers Being Deployed To Help Fight California WildfiresHundreds of US Army soldiers will soon be joining the fire fight against California’s wildfires.
Vacaville-Area Victims In LNU Lightning Complex Fire IdentifiedAs a wall of flames from the LNU Lightning Complex Fire approached his neighborhood, 64-year-old Leon Bone was likely overtaken by surprise and unable to escape the deadly conflagration, according to his cousin.
Firefighters Stop Forward Progress Of Wildfire Near NewcastleFirefighters are responding to a quickly-growing vegetation fire near Newcastle in Placer County.
California Facing Inmate Firefighter Shortage After Early Releases Over CoronavirusCalifornia first responders are wrestling massive wildfires plaguing the state but an integral part of their team is missing in action because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Walker Fire In Calaveras County Grows To 1,100 Acres; 35% ContainedA wildfire in Calaveras County has grown to nearly 2 square miles acres, Cal Fire said Wednesday.
California Begins Preparations For Wildfire Season Amid Coronavirus PandemicWildfire Preparedness Week started Monday, but this year getting ready for the annual challenge of battling large blazes takes on a whole new meaning.
As Wildfires Get Worse, Smoke Spreads, Stokes Health WorriesFirst came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph (80 kph) wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton's house and killed 85 people in her community.