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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 07:11 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Photos: Residents Capture Images of Riverside County Fire

Firefighters made their stand Monday July 31, 2017 against a brush fire that...View gallery

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Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 05:21 AM PDT

200-Acre Blaze Threatens Properties West of Lake Elsinore

200-Acre Blaze Threatens Properties West of Lake Elsinore

A brush fire that erupted Monday on the west end of Lake Elsinore scorched more than 200 acres and prompted evacuations and road closures.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 01:06 AM PDT

Brush Fire Burns Along 5 Freeway in Gorman

Brush Fire Burns Along 5 Freeway in Gorman

What was first reported as a spot fire near the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in the Gorman area Friday quickly turned into a 100-acre two-alarm blaze, authorities said.

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:12 PM PDT

Crews Stop Spread of Huge Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite

Crews Stop Spread of Huge Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite

Crews contending with triple-digit temperatures slowed the spread of an aggressive wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:55 PM PDT

Rodeo Fire in La Verne at 50 Percent Containment

Rodeo Fire in La Verne at 50 Percent Containment

A 40-acre brush fire threatened at least a dozen homes in La Verne on Sunday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:03 AM PDT

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Spreads to 75 Square Miles

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Spreads to 75 Square Miles

A surging wildfire raced through California mountains and foothills west of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee tiny, Gold Rush-era towns, destroying 29 structures and wafting a smoky...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:40 PM PDT

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Threatens 1,500 Structures

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Threatens 1,500 Structures

A blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park is threatening 1,500 structures and forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes as it rages toward a historic Gold Rush era town.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Calif. Gov. Declares State of Emergency as Thousands Flee Wildfire

Calif. Gov. Declares State of Emergency as Thousands Flee Wildfire

Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and leaving California Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency as...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 06:31 AM PDT

Car Maintenance Can Help Prevent Wildfires: Expert

Car Maintenance Can Help Prevent Wildfires: Expert

Two wildfires that scorched hundreds of acres in San Diego County were caused by drivers who may not even know they were at fault, according to fire officials.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 05:32 PM PDT

Crews Battle 350-Acre Brush Fire in Mentone Area

Crews Battle 350-Acre Brush Fire in Mentone Area

More than 200 firefighters were battling a brush fire that swiftly grew to hundreds of acres in San Bernardino County on Friday afternoon.

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