California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

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

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 08:40 PM PDT

Upcoming Fire Season to Be "Incendiary," Experts Say

Upcoming Fire Season to Be "Incendiary," Experts Say

Los Angeles officials are concerned about the upcoming fire season, citing an increase in wildfires this year and the ongoing drought in California as warning signs for a dangerous few months ahead.

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 08:10 AM PDT

Evacuations Lifted in Kern County Fire

Evacuations Lifted in Kern County Fire

A wildfire burning in the southern Sierra Nevada was 50-percent contained Tuesday as crews continued to protect homes in the region near California's Lake Isabella.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Cost of San Diego Firestorm Over $55 Million

Cost of San Diego Firestorm Over $55 Million

The disastrous wildfires that ripped through San Diego last week cost $27.9 million to fight, and $29.8 million in losses to private property owners, the County of San Diego confirmed Friday. County...

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