California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 at 08:10 AM PDT

Damaging Brush Fire Started as Controlled Burn

Damaging Brush Fire Started as Controlled Burn

Mandatory evacuations were lifted overnight in a San Bernardino County community after a brush fire that started as a controlled burn spiraled out of control.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 at 05:31 AM PDT
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By Willian Avila

Apple Valley Brush Fire Forces Evacuations

Firefighters battled a brush fire that charred a vehicle and blackened dozens of... See Full Gallery

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 09:53 PM PST

Men Ordered to Pay $9M for Starting Colby Fire

Men Ordered to Pay $9M for Starting Colby Fire

The three men convicted of sparking the Colby Fire which burned 1,900 acres and destroyed six residences in Southern California earlier this year were ordered to pay $9 million in restitution.

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:12 PM PST

Fire "Strike Teams" Prep for Brush Fires

Fire "Strike Teams" Prep for Brush Fires

Fire strike teams will work in the Angeles National Forest over the next few days as heat and humidity combine to make for tinderbox conditions.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 02:42 PM PDT

Wildfires Destroy Five Homes in Placer County

Wildfires Destroy Five Homes in Placer County

A series of small wildfires that broke out along Interstate 80 burned one home, threatened dozens more and brought the partial shutdown of the key highway between Northern California and Nevada.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 09:32 AM PDT

Cal Fire S-2T Fleet Grounded

Cal Fire S-2T Fleet Grounded

A fleet of Cal Fire firefighting aircraft was grounded after Tuesday's fatal crash at Yosemite National Park. Patrick Healy reports for Today in LA on Wednesday Oct. 8, 2014.

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