California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 08:56 AM PDT

Fall Fire Season Could Arrive Next Month, Experts Say

Fall Fire Season Could Arrive Next Month, Experts Say

It’s possible that the fall fire season could arrive as early as next month, according to some experts who test the fuel moisture of foliage and use satellite images temperature plays a role in influencing...

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 05:39 AM PDT

Raw Aerial Video Surveys Fire Damage

Raw Aerial Video Surveys Fire Damage

A helicopter video surveyed the damage done by various wildfires burning across the county the morning of May 15, 2014.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 06:41 AM PDT

Photos: San Diego Firestorm 2014

A spring Santa Ana sparked fires all over San Diego County in May See Full Gallery

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 03:56 PM PDT

2 Teens Arrested for Starting Small Fires in San Diego

2 Teens Arrested for Starting Small Fires in San Diego

Two teens were arrested Thursday evening after police say they started at least two brush fires in San Diego’s Escondido area, as several destructive blazes continued to burn across the county. Lt. Neal Griffin

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 06:40 PM PDT

"Firenado" Whips Up in San Diego Wildfires

"Firenado" Whips Up in San Diego Wildfires

Whipping winds and blazing brush led to a rare occurrence in San Diego Wednesday, as residents and firefighters witnessed a so-called firenado ripping across a flaming hillside.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT

SoCal Fires: 1 Dead in Carlsbad Fire

SoCal Fires: 1 Dead in Carlsbad Fire

A body was found in the rubble of the Carlsbad Fire on Thursday, officials said.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 06:24 AM PDT

Map: Wildfires Burning in San Diego County

Map: Wildfires Burning in San Diego County

Several wildfires in the San Diego area have prompted thousands of evacuations.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT

Investigators Probe Fires' Origins

Investigators Probe Fires' Origins

After nine separate fires sparked in widely different locations and times around the county, questions are being raised about what caused the brush fires that burned more than 9,000 acres around San Diego.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 07:47 AM PDT

AM Update: Containment Figure Rises in Carlsbad Fire

AM Update: Containment Figure Rises in Carlsbad Fire

Firefighters look to make progress Thursday in the fight against a fire that has destroyed houses north of San Diego. Jennifer Bjorklund reports for Today in LA on Thursday May 15, 2014.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 07:45 AM PDT

AM Update: San Marcos Fire Fight

AM Update: San Marcos Fire Fight

Fire crews continue to battle a fire in the San Marcos area north of San Diego. Jacob Rascon reports for Today in LA on Thursday May 15, 2014.

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