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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 01:29 AM PDT

Additional Evacuations as Pilot Fire Spreads

Additional Evacuations as Pilot Fire Spreads

A wildfire fanned by strong gusts in the San Bernardino Mountains forced fire officials to expand the mandatory evacuation area Monday.

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 01:05 PM PDT

Pilot Fire Triples in Size Overnight

Pilot Fire Triples in Size Overnight

A brush fire burned more than 7 square miles Monday near Pilot Rock Ridge above Silverwood Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest.

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 07:02 PM PDT

Sand Fire Assistance Center to Open for Homeowners

Sand Fire Assistance Center to Open for Homeowners

A temporary center in Newhall will open Friday to help residents affected by the Sand Fire rebuild homes and replace records destroyed in the wildfire.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 10:34 AM PDT

Owner Reunited With Goats Lost in Sand Fire Evacuation

Owner Reunited With Goats Lost in Sand Fire Evacuation

A homeowner who had just minutes to evacuate before a fast-moving brush fire north of Los Angeles burned her home received a heartwarming surprise.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:51 PM PDT

Neighbors Begin Picking Up Pieces in Wake of Sand Fire

Neighbors Begin Picking Up Pieces in Wake of Sand Fire

Lance Rodrigue surveys what was once his 11-bedroom ranch off of Sand Canyon Road.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:37 AM PDT

Sand Fire Postpones Nearby Weddings

Sand Fire Postpones Nearby Weddings

The Sand Fire is forcing one couple to put off tying the knot.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 01:58 AM PDT

Evacuations Ordered as Brush Fire Threatens Homes

Evacuations Ordered as Brush Fire Threatens Homes

A vehicle fire spread into brush near Lake Hughes Thursday afternoon, sparking a two-alarm blaze that scorched 25 acres and prompted some evacuations.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:13 PM PDT
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By Sam Bergum

Deaf Dogs Rescued From Sand Fire Find Home in Prison

The owners of Deaf Dog Rescue of America decided to evacuate the animals from...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:08 PM PDT

Deaf Dogs Rescued From Sand Fire Find Home in Prison

Deaf Dogs Rescued From Sand Fire Find Home in Prison

After the Sand Fire threatened their kennel, nearly 50 deaf dogs were moved to the Lancaster Men's Prison to be cared for by the inmates. “The inmates had handled [it] beautifully,” the rescue said.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:06 PM PDT

Firefighters Continue to Fight the Sand Fire

Firefighters Continue to Fight the Sand Fire

Firefighters have currently contained the Sand Fire in Santa Clarita at 40 percent, and there is still a smoke advisory in place. Residents who were forced to evacuate remain concerned about neighbors who...

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