California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

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.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 06:33 AM PDT

Fire in Mission Trails Park Fully Contained

Fire in Mission Trails Park Fully Contained

Smoke and falling ash impacted East County residents Sunday as firefighters battled a quickly spreading fire in Mission Trails Regional Park.

Saturday, Jul 5, 2014 at 12:34 PM PDT

Wildfire Scorches 4,300 Acres of California Wine Country

Wildfire Scorches 4,300 Acres of California Wine Country

A 4,300-acre vegetation fire in Napa County is 70 percent contained as of early Friday morning as firefighters continue to make progress despite difficult conditions, Cal Fire officials said.

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 05:56 AM PDT

Banner Fire in Julian 100 Percent Contained

Banner Fire in Julian 100 Percent Contained

Residents who were evacuated Thursday morning following a fast-moving brush fire that threatened 200 homes near Julian were being allowed back to their homes at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:49 AM PDT

2,700-Acre Blaze Rages in California Wine Country

2,700-Acre Blaze Rages in California Wine Country

A 2,700-acre vegetation fire in the Pope Valley area of Napa County has prompted mandatory evacuations, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said. Smoke from the fire was visible from several counties -- including...

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 08:15 AM PDT

Brush Fire Burns 125 Acres in California Foothills

Brush Fire Burns 125 Acres in California Foothills

A brush fire that burned in the California's South San Jose foothills threatened homes as it swept across about 125 acres of vegetation Monday afternoon, according to the San Jose Fire

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 06:22 PM PDT

Firefighters Prep for "Unprecedented" Conditions

Firefighters Prep for "Unprecedented" Conditions

Bracing for one of the worst fire seasons on record, firefighters on Monday sounded a cautiously optimistic tone as they said they were ready for whatever Mother Nature throws at them.

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 09:33 AM PDT

Fire Burns 150 Acres in Hills Above Glendale

Fire Burns 150 Acres in Hills Above Glendale

Firefighters monitored hot spots overnight after nearly 200 firefighters worked Sunday to contain a 150-acre brush fire that burned in steep terrain in the hills above Glendale

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