California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 08:02 PM PDT

Wind-Whipped Wildfire Devastates Small Northern California Town

Wind-Whipped Wildfire Devastates Small Northern California Town

A fast-moving wildfire ripping through the small Northern California town of Weed has destroyed more than 150 homes, churches and structures, injured three and charred 375 acres, Cal Fire crews said.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 08:40 AM PDT

Metal Sheet Ignited 1,000-Acre Brush Fire: Authorities

Metal Sheet Ignited 1,000-Acre Brush Fire: Authorities

The four-day-old Silverado Fire, which has burned 1,500 acres, was apparently ignited by the sun reflecting off metal sheeting put up by someone trying to keep rodents out of a vegetable garden, a fire official...

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 08:50 AM PDT

California Wildfires Destroy Homes

California Wildfires Destroy Homes

At least 100 homes were destroyed late Monday as one of almost a dozen California wildfires overtook a small town.

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 11:01 AM PDT

Evacuations Lifted as Crews Continue Battling Silverado Fire

Evacuations Lifted as Crews Continue Battling Silverado Fire

Mandatory evacuation orders were lifted Sunday as more than 1,000 firefighters continued battling the Silverado Fire, which burned 1,600 acres of heavy brush in the unincorporated mountains of Orange County.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 02:15 PM PDT
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By Kelly Goff

Brush Fire Burns in Cleveland National Forest

Firefighters responded to a fire in Cleveland National Forest in Orange County. See Full Gallery

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 11:04 PM PDT

Evacuations Ordered in 1,600 Acre Fire

Evacuations Ordered in 1,600 Acre Fire

Mandatory evacuations were ordered for a canyon area in the path of a 1,600 acre brush fire in Silverado Canyon, Orange County Sheriff's officials said.

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