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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 at 01:28 PM PDT

Map: 2016 California Wildfires

Map: 2016 California Wildfires

California faces an active wildfire season in 2016 due to years of drought, Santa Ana winds and above-normal temperatures.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 08:10 AM PDT

Firefighters Gain Ground on Porter Ranch Brush Fire

Firefighters Gain Ground on Porter Ranch Brush Fire

More than 100 firefighters were battling brush fire that burned up to 28 acres in Porter Ranch on Tuesday evening.

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 07:58 AM PDT

South Lake Tahoe Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 500 Homes

South Lake Tahoe Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 500 Homes

Authorities say a mandatory evacuation order has been issued for about 500 homes near South Lake Tahoe because of a wildfire burning near Camp Richardson.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 at 08:32 PM PDT

Southern CA Faces 'Above Normal' Risk for Large Wildfires

Southern CA Faces 'Above Normal' Risk for Large Wildfires

Southern California faces an "above normal large-fire potential" this month and lingering through fall due primarily to vegetation left dry by five years of drought and the usual round of dangerous Santa Ana...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 05:20 AM PDT

Marshes Fire Forces Evacuations in Tuolumne County

Marshes Fire Forces Evacuations in Tuolumne County

A wildfire burning in California's Tuolumne County grew to 930 acres Tuesday morning, forcing evacuations and road closures. The fire, dubbed the Marshes Fire, remains at zero containment. Highway 49 is...

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