Firefighters Blowing Up Dead Trees To Eliminate Fuel For Fork FireFirefighters in the Sierra are using explosives to safely bring down trees.
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.
Placer County Issues Air Quality Advisory Due To Smoke From Fork FirePoor air quality due to smoke from the Fork Fire has prompted Placer County officials to issue an air-quality advisory.
Campers Told To Pack Up As National Forests Close Recreation Areas Ahead Of Fire WeatherAmid a Red Flag Warning and grave fire conditions, the U.S. Forest Service has taken unprecedented steps to prevent disaster.
U.S. Forest Service To Temporarily Close Several National Forests Over Fire DangerSeveral national forests in California were shut down Monday evening because of the extreme fire danger.
Surge Of Visitors To El Dorado National Forest Creating Fire Hazards, Excessive TrashA surge in campers and hikers to the El Dorado National Forest is creating major safety problems, from fire danger to trash dumping.
Lost Sacramento Hiker And Her Dog Rescued In Desolation WildernessA Sacramento woman and her dog spent a cold night lost in Desolation Wilderness before being rescued.