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Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:03 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Fire in the Mountains: Images From Big Bear

The Holcomb Fire in Big Bear quickly scorched 850 acres on Monday, forcing roads,...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 06:14 AM PDT

Watch: Smoke Towers Over SoCal Mountains

Watch: Smoke Towers Over SoCal Mountains

Smoke from a fire northeast of Big Bear could be seen for miles around as firefighters worked in the warmest conditions of the year to stop the Holcomb Fire. Video from Monday June 19, 2017.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:09 PM PDT

Firefighters Continue to Fight 1,200-Acre Fire in Big Bear

Firefighters Continue to Fight 1,200-Acre Fire in Big Bear

The Holcomb Fire in Big Bear quickly scorched 1,200 acres Tuesday, forcing roads, hiking trails and campgrounds to close, but water dropping helicopters and other air units helped slow its spread.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:20 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Smoke on the Water: Images of Castaic Lake Wildfire

A wildfire near Castaic Lake north of Los Angeles broke out Saturday June 17,...View gallery

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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:20 PM PDT

Castaic Lake Wildfire Scorches 800 Acres

Castaic Lake Wildfire Scorches 800 Acres

Firefighters worked Monday to clear vegetation around a brush fire that has scorched about 800 acres near Lake Castaic in the Angeles National Forest. The fire broke out Saturday afternoon in an area with...

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 at 11:35 PM PDT

Evacuations Lifted for Wrightwood Fire Area

Evacuations Lifted for Wrightwood Fire Area

Evacuations were lifted Saturday evening after a brush fire scorched 11 acres in the Wrightwood area.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 06:11 AM PDT

Firefighters Gain Ground on Banning Pass Fire

Firefighters Gain Ground on Banning Pass Fire

A fire that spread through grasslands in the Banning Pass area of Southern California is now 75 percent contained and crews expect to fully surround it by Friday afternoon.

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 05:48 AM PDT

Fire Chars Brush Along 118 Freeway in Chatsworth

Fire Chars Brush Along 118 Freeway in Chatsworth

A fire charred a quarter-acre of brush Wednesday in Chatsworth, but there were no reported injuries.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 05:25 PM PDT

Eastbound Lanes of 118 Freeway Reopened in Ventura County

Eastbound Lanes of 118 Freeway Reopened in Ventura County

The eastbound lanes of the 118 Freeway were closed Tuesday afternoon due to a brush fire in Ventura County.

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 06:22 AM PDT

After Wettest Winter in Years, California Faces Fire Threat

After Wettest Winter in Years, California Faces Fire Threat

Parts of the Southwestern United States, including California, could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer, according to the National Interagency Fire Center's summer outlook. The report...

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