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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 08:33 PM PDT

Next Generation Fire Resisting Gel Passes Trial By Fire

Next Generation Fire Resisting Gel Passes Trial By Fire

Fire resistant gel has been used for more than two decades to protect some homes against wildfire. San Bernardino County has been working with a new formulation that it believes facilitates application, and was...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:24 AM PDT

Brush Fire Burns Near Lake View Terrace

Brush Fire Burns Near Lake View Terrace

Firefighters extinguished a 21-acre brush fire in the northeastern San Fernando Valley Tuesday morning.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:13 PM PDT

Calif. Braces for Heat Again, Fire in Sonoma Co.

Calif. Braces for Heat Again, Fire in Sonoma Co.

Californians braced for another hot day as forecasters warned of soaring temperatures and wildfires, including one burning in Sonoma County, due to hot, dry and windy conditions.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 08:50 AM PDT

Firefighters Battling Rapid Wildfire in Sonoma County

Firefighters Battling Rapid Wildfire in Sonoma County

Two wildfires ignited in the North Bay Sunday, sending fire crews scrambling as the region battles high temperatures and gusty winds.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 01:17 PM PDT

Small Brush Fire Knocked Down in Echo Park

Small Brush Fire Knocked Down in Echo Park

A brush fire that sent smoke over a neighborhood northeast of downtown Los Angeles was knocked down after it burned about six acres.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 02:26 PM PDT

CA Turns to Civilians as Inmate Firefighters Dwindle

CA Turns to Civilians as Inmate Firefighters Dwindle

Faced with a shrinking pool of inmates to help fight major wildfires, California is increasingly turning for new recruits to its state Conservation Corps,

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 01:54 PM PDT

LIST: Largest California Wildfires

LIST: Largest California Wildfires

This list shows the locations of California's 20 largest wildfires.

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 at 11:37 AM PDT

Rough Lie on Golf Course Turned Into Fire Hazard

Rough Lie on Golf Course Turned Into Fire Hazard

A fire that burned more than 20 acres near an Orange County golf course was started by sparks from a golfer's club striking a rock, and it's not the first time a rough lie turned into a fire hazard.

Sunday, Sep 4, 2016 at 08:18 PM PDT

Firefighters Contain Blaze in Devore

Firefighters Contain Blaze in Devore

A blaze that burned 20 acres of vegetation in San Bernardino County was 100 percent contained Sunday evening.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 01:06 PM PDT

Firefighter Injured Battling Orange County Blaze

Firefighter Injured Battling Orange County Blaze

A fire scorched about 125 acres of brush in the Bell Ridge area of the Cleveland National Forest today, and a firefighter suffered an injury, authorities said.

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