Defective Electrical Panel Caused 2017 Butte County WildfireAn investigation has determined that a July 2017 wildfire that destroyed more than 40 homes in Northern California was sparked by a defective electrical panel at a Butte County home.
PARADISE LOST: Cal Fire Says Camp Fire Has Wiped Out California TownCal Fire says the town of Paradise has been wiped out by the Camp Fire. While crews are still evaluating the damage, they estimate more than 1,000 buildings were damaged in the fire.
Camp Fire Evacuees Describe Having Trouble Contacting Family MembersShelley Freeman says her family and friends scrambled to evacuate in Northern California as a fast-moving fire approached.
North Fire Grows To 650 Acres; 3 Campgrounds & Lake Valley Reservoir Area EvacuatedSheriff's deputies are headed to the North Fork campground in Emigrant Gap to assist Cal Fire with evacuations, according to a Placer County Sheriff's Department tweet.
Firefighter Killed Battling Mendocino Complex FireAuthorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.
Smoke From California Wildfires Is Spreading 3,000 Miles To New York CityThe weather service uses an experimental model that forecasts the spread of smoke from wildfires across the country.
Some Businesses Seeing Success From Sacramento SmokeWe’re all noticing the smoky, sooty air and trying deal with it as best as we can. In this wildfire season, the nasty air is a losing situation for some, but it’s making others big winners.
Woman Arrested On Arson Charge In Connection With Fire Along Vacaville FreewayPolice have arrested a suspect in connection with a fire along a Vacaville freeway that police are calling suspicious.
3 Men Arrested For Refusing To Evacuate Ranch Fire, Water Marijuana Plants InsteadFirefighters said three men in Nice refused to evacuate for the Ranch Fire because they were tending to their marijuana plants.
Wildfires Prompt Air-Quality AlertA spare the air day is in effect today as fires burning throughout northern California are causing air quality concerns.
Crews Make Progress On California WildfiresThousands more fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California while a deadly blaze farther north slowed slightly as crews stretched to their limits across the state fight flames that have claimed the lives of both firefighters and civilians.