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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 03:37 PM PDT

Map: 2016 California Wildfires

Map: 2016 California Wildfires

California faces an active wildfire season in 2016 due to years of drought and what could be a scorching summer.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:11 PM PDT

1st US System to Keep Drones Away From Wildfires Kicks Off

1st US System to Keep Drones Away From Wildfires Kicks Off

Federal authorities say they've launched the first national system intended to prevent hobby drones from interfering with planes and helicopters fighting wildfires.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:27 AM PDT
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By Jacquelinne Mejia

2016 Southern California Wildfires

A look at some of the wildfires that broke out in Southern California this year.View gallery

  • Hollywood Hills Fire
  • Fire Burns San Bernardino Homes
  • Two Fatalities In Erskine Fire
Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 01:23 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Fire Destroys Old West-Style TV, Film Set Sable Ranch

Sable Ranch, with its Old West-style buildings, was used as the backdrop for many...View gallery

  • California Wildfire Destroys Sable Ranch
  • California Wildfire Destroys Sable Ranch
  • California Wildfire Destroys Sable Ranch
Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:34 PM PDT

Most Sand Fire Evacuees Allowed to Return Home

Most Sand Fire Evacuees Allowed to Return Home

Thousands of evacuees have been allowed to return home as the nearly 55-square-mile Sand Fire continues to burn in Southern California's Santa Clarita Valley.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:56 PM PDT

Time Lapse: Sand Fire Explodes

Time Lapse: Sand Fire Explodes

A time lapse video published Sunday July 24, 2016 shows the overnight growth of the Sand fire in time lapse as it chewed through brush in the Santa Clarity Valley. YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watc...

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