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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 10:26 PM PDT

Heavy Smoke Visible from 25-Acre Fire Near County Border

Heavy Smoke Visible from 25-Acre Fire Near County Border

The fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at the end of Avenida Pico in San Clemente, near the County border.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 10:29 AM PDT

Watch: Night-Time Water Drop Knocks Out Fire

Watch: Night-Time Water Drop Knocks Out Fire

Watch as a firefighting helicopter, at first seen as a small dot of light in the distance, swoops over Porter Ranch to deliver a night-time water drop and help knock out a Fourth of July brush fire. The fire was...

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 10:58 PM PDT

Blaze Forces Evacuations in Silverwood Lake Area

Blaze Forces Evacuations in Silverwood Lake Area

A fire scorched 15 to 20 acres of land, forcing evacuations in the Lake Silverwood area Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 10:55 AM PDT

Fourth of July Fire Scorches Hillside Near Homes

Fourth of July Fire Scorches Hillside Near Homes

Firefighters prevented a brush fire from spreading to homes in Rowland Heights-La Habra heights border late Tuesday during a busy Fourth of July for firefighters in Southern California.

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 05:43 PM PDT

Fire Burns Near 101 Freeway

Fire Burns Near 101 Freeway

A brush fire broke out near the 101 Freeway, south of Camarillo Springs Road, Tuesday afternoon, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 12:44 AM PDT

Firefighters Injured in Jurupa Valley Blaze

Firefighters Injured in Jurupa Valley Blaze

Two firefighters were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries while responding to a fire in Jurupa Valley Tuesday afternoon.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 07:04 AM PDT

CA Wildfires Have Burned Nearly 30,000 Acres This Year

CA Wildfires Have Burned Nearly 30,000 Acres This Year

Wildfires in California have already burned 30,000 acres this year with more severe conditions expected later this season. California has so far not had the type of monster fires that have destroyed hundreds or...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 06:22 AM PDT

Fires Scorch Malibu, Calabasas Within Minutes of Each Other

Fires Scorch Malibu, Calabasas Within Minutes of Each Other

Two multi-alarm brush fires -- one near Calabasas and another in Malibu -- broke out Thursday within minutes and about nine miles from one another, but neither threatened structures.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 06:57 AM PDT

Watch: Helicopters Deliver One-Two Punch on Burbank Fire

Watch: Helicopters Deliver One-Two Punch on Burbank Fire

Helicopters made a barrage of water drops Wednesday June 28, 2017 to knock out a brush fire that burned on a hillside above Burbank. 

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 12:52 AM PDT

Smoke From Cristianitos Fire Blankets Orange County

Smoke From Cristianitos Fire Blankets Orange County

Orange County residents reported seeing and smelling smoke from a wildfire that started at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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