Largest Firefighting Plane Used Mostly In US To Fight California Wildfires May Be Sold For COVID ResponseAs Western states prepare for this year’s wildfire season, the world’s largest firefighting plane has been grounded and could be
Researchers Show How Soil Is Unsuspecting Weapon In Fighting Climate ChangeCalifornia has long been seeing the effects of climate change with raging wildfires and grueling drought seasons, but researchers say the soil is the secret weapon in the fight.
Calfiornia Senators Urge US To Transition Departments To Year-Round Firefighting AgenciesCalifornia’s U.S. senators and nearly two-dozen representatives asked the Agriculture and Interior departments on Monday to transition their agencies to a year-round wildland workforce because blazes are no longer limited to traditional fire seasons.
California Wine Country Growing Accustomed To Wildfire ThreatHarvest season in Northern California's wine country is what dream weddings are made of: ripe grapevines and golden sunsets provide ceremonies an alluring backdrop that every year draws millions of visitors.
Red Cross Urgently Needs Volunteers In California Fire ResponseThe American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to help folks who have been impacted by California wildfires.
Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Cause Of Deadly Zogg FireFire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in Shasta County have taken possession of equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility reported Friday.
State Group Looks To Fight Fires With 'Air Armada' Paid By Ending High-Speed Rail ProjectAs California battles the worst wildfire season on record, one man thinks he has the solution by beefing up air support to get to fires faster.
Wildlife Disaster Network Treats Animals Burned In WildfiresA new partnership is working to save wildlife that has been injured in California's wildfires.
Historic California Wildfires Surpass 4 Million Acres; More Than Doubles Previous RecordIn a year that has already brought apocalyptic skies and smothering smoke to the West Coast, California set a grim new record Sunday when officials announced that the wildfires of 2020 have now scorched a record 4 million acres — in a fire season that is far from over.
Cal Fire Warns Fire Season Is Far From Over, Urges People To Have Evacuation PlanThe record size and number of wildfires this year is keeping firefighters and communities on edge.
Cal Fire Quick To Contain Fast-Moving Grass Fires With Resources Stretched ThinCal Fire said aggressive attacks are key at a time when resources are tied up at bigger fires.
Smoke And Poor Air Quality Return To The Greater Sacramento Area Following WildfiresThere were many places in the greater Sacramento area with AQI levels in the orange and red levels Wednesday.
Firefighting Crews Arrive From Texas To Help Battle California WildfiresOne hundred seventy firefighters from Texas landed at Sacramento International Airport Tuesday afternoon to help on the front lines and give California crews a chance to rest and recuperate.
Glass Fire Updates: 80 Homes Destroyed; Fire Now 2% ContainedThe wildfires burning in Northern California’s wine country have destroyed dozens of homes so far.
California's Wine Country Residents Facing Fire FatigueWill Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left their rental home in California's wine country after seeing flames on a hill about a quarter-mile away Monday morning. It was their third hurried fire evacuation in as many years.