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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:32 PM PDT

Monterey County Fire Pumping Smoke into Bay Area

Monterey County Fire Pumping Smoke into Bay Area

As fire crews continue to douse the flames of the Soberanes fire burning in Monterey County, residents in the Bay Area are feeling the effects with every breath.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:16 AM PDT

Man Recounts Last Words to Friend Moments Before He Died

Man Recounts Last Words to Friend Moments Before He Died

Authorities on Tuesday identified a man whose burned body was found in a car in the driveway of a house in the area affected by the Sand Fire.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:39 AM PDT

Sand Fire Evacuation, Road Closure Updates

Sand Fire Evacuation, Road Closure Updates

Evacuations were ordered as a wildfire that began Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley continued to spread during hot and dry conditions in Southern California.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:32 AM PDT

Firefighter Battling Wildfire Loses Home in Sand Fire

Firefighter Battling Wildfire Loses Home in Sand Fire

Senior firefighter Sergio Toscano with the Little Tujunga Hotshots was on an assignment when he learned his house had been destroyed Saturday by the Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:07 AM PDT

How to Help Victims of Sand Fire

How to Help Victims of Sand Fire

As the Sand Fire continues to burn in the Santa Clarita Valley, community members in the surrounding areas are reaching out in support for the residents of the more than 10,000 homes that have been forced...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:56 PM PDT

Firefighters Slow Sand Fire's Spread

Firefighters Slow Sand Fire's Spread

A state of emergency was declared by the governor's office Tuesday after a fire that burned 18 homes and forced evacuations at around 10,000 residences continued to flare up Tuesday in the Santa Clarita...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:08 AM PDT

Families Devastated After Homes Lost in Sand Fire

Families Devastated After Homes Lost in Sand Fire

Though evacuations have been lifted for most of the 20,000 people displaced by the Sand Fire raging through the Santa Clarita Valley, some residents won't have homes to return to.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 06:39 PM PDT

Historic Movie Ranch Destroyed in Sand Fire

Historic Movie Ranch Destroyed in Sand Fire

Workers at a popular movie ranch mopped up embers, watched for hot spots while counting their blessings Monday after the Sand Fire destroyed movie sets but caused no injuries to people or animals on the property...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 06:52 PM PDT

Man Loans Horse Trailers for Animal Evacuations

Man Loans Horse Trailers for Animal Evacuations

A business owner has loaned out three horse trailers to people trying to rescue animals threatened by the Sand Fire.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:11 PM PDT

1st US System to Keep Drones Away From Wildfires Kicks Off

1st US System to Keep Drones Away From Wildfires Kicks Off

Federal authorities say they've launched the first national system intended to prevent hobby drones from interfering with planes and helicopters fighting wildfires.

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