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Coverage of brush fires across the state

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.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 01:23 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Fire Destroys Old West-Style TV, Film Set Sable Ranch

Sable Ranch, with its Old West-style buildings, was used as the backdrop for many...View gallery

  • California Wildfire Destroys Sable Ranch
  • California Wildfire Destroys Sable Ranch
  • California Wildfire Destroys Sable Ranch
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:55 AM PDT

Most Sand Fire Evacuees Allowed to Return Home

Most Sand Fire Evacuees Allowed to Return Home

Thousands of evacuees have been allowed to return home as the nearly 55-square-mile Sand Fire continues to burn in Southern California's Santa Clarita Valley.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:29 AM PDT

Time Lapse: Sand Fire Explodes

Time Lapse: Sand Fire Explodes

A time lapse video published on July 24, 2016, shows the overnight growth of the Sand Fire as it chewed through brush in the Santa Clarity Valley. View on YouTube

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 08:40 AM PDT

Sand Fire Update: Monday Morning

Sand Fire Update: Monday Morning

Firefighters continue to battle the Sand fire in the Santa Clarita Valley after it burns more than 50 square miles. Toni Guinyard reports for Today in LA on Monday July 25, 2016.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 07:01 PM PDT

Sand Fire Leads to Smoke Advisories

Sand Fire Leads to Smoke Advisories

Updated smoke advisories Monday morning included Victorville, the Antelope Valley, and from the LA County mountains to Santa Clarita Valley.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 07:02 AM PDT

Air Support Fights Sand Fire

Air Support Fights Sand Fire

An air tanker drops fire retardant on homes threatened by the Sand Fire as firefighters continue to battle the Sand Fire on Monday, July 25, 2016.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 09:28 PM PDT

'People's Life Savings': Residents Lose Homes to Sand Fire

'People's Life Savings': Residents Lose Homes to Sand Fire

After the so-called Sand Fire burned 22,000 acres since Friday, residents who lost their homes -- 18 total -- talked about their loss.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 09:11 AM PDT

WATCH: Sand Fire Grows to 35 Square Miles

WATCH: Sand Fire Grows to 35 Square Miles

The Sand fire grew to nearly 35 square miles overnight in Santa Clarita, destroying 17 homes. Video broadcast Sunday July 24, 2016 on NBC4.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 09:09 AM PDT

Sunday AM Update: Sand Fire

Sunday AM Update: Sand Fire

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