California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 02:47 PM PDT
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By Mateo Melero

Glendora Shoemaker Fire

The fire was reported before 1 p.m. at Glenora Mountain and East Fork roads... See Full Gallery

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 06:15 PM PDT

Two Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze in Glendora

Two Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze in Glendora

Two firefighters were hurt battling a brush fire that broke out Thursday in the hills of Glendora.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 03:19 PM PDT

Threat to Frogs Puts Tahoe Forest-Thinning on Hold

Threat to Frogs Puts Tahoe Forest-Thinning on Hold

The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 06:44 PM PDT

Northern California Wildfires Threaten Homes

Northern California Wildfires Threaten Homes

Fire crews braced for more erratic winds on Monday from nearby thunderstorms as they tried to gain ground on two wildfires that were threatening nearly 750 rural homes on national forest land in...

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 at 05:48 AM PDT

Teen Wildfire Arson Suspect Has "Huge Future:" Friend

Teen Wildfire Arson Suspect Has "Huge Future:" Friend

A friend who has known the girl for most of her young life was so shocked to learn the news that she felt sick to her stomach.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 08:30 AM PDT

Crews Make Gains on 2 Calif. Wildfires

Crews Make Gains on 2 Calif. Wildfires

Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, The Associated Press reported. The fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento, which forced the evacuation of more...

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 08:27 AM PDT

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes

A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, The Associated Press reported. However, the fire in the Sierra...

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT

Fast-Moving Blazes Race Through Northern California

Fast-Moving Blazes Race Through Northern California

Two fast-moving blazes ripped through Northern California Sunday, destroying 13 homes and prompting hundreds of evacuations, The Associated Press reported. The fire, which also destroyed 38 outbuildings, was 50...

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 11:44 PM PDT

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park...

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 07:36 AM PDT

NorCal Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Yosemite Area

NorCal Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Yosemite Area

A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.

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