California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 12:59 PM PDT

5 Fwy Lanes Closed for Brush Fire North of LA

5 Fwy Lanes Closed for Brush Fire North of LA

At least two lanes are closed for a brush fire burning of the 5 Freeway in northern Los Angeles County.

Friday, Oct 2, 2015 at 11:18 AM PDT

LA County Boosts SuperScoopers Fleet

LA County Boosts SuperScoopers Fleet

Los Angeles County has leased two additional SuperScooper firefighting aircraft from Canada as a precaution in case of fall wildfires in Southern California.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 at 08:42 PM PDT

Free Pot Products Donated to Valley Fire Victims

Free Pot Products Donated to Valley Fire Victims

Two Santa Rosa cannabis providers are coming to the rescue of Valley Fire victims. Care by Design and AbsoluteXtracts have teamed up to donate $20,000 worth of medical marijuana products to Lake County...

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 at 06:57 AM PDT

Valley Fire at 97 Percent Containment

Valley Fire at 97 Percent Containment

The devastating Valley Fire has scorched 76,067 acres and is 97 percent contained as of Monday morning.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015 at 05:46 PM PDT

Valley Fire 85% Contained After Killing Four

Valley Fire 85% Contained After Killing Four

Cal Firefighters on Thursday had contained 85 percent of the Valley Fire, which has killed four people, injured four firefighters and scorched 76,067 acres of earth in southern Lake County.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015 at 08:20 AM PDT

President Obama Declares California Wildfire 'Major Disaster'

President Obama Declares California Wildfire 'Major Disaster'

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster Tuesday in a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed at least 1,200 homes and killed at least three people. The declaration issued for the fire...

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 at 11:44 AM PDT

Calif. Gov. Requests Major Disaster Declaration for Fires

Calif. Gov. Requests Major Disaster Declaration for Fires

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday requested presidential major disaster declaration for California following the Valley and Butte fires in the northern part of the state, which to date, have scorched more than 145,000...

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 at 12:25 PM PDT

Valley Fire Snatches Lake County Woman's House, Job

Valley Fire Snatches Lake County Woman's House, Job

Many Lake County residents returned to their homes Monday, but some had nowhere to return. Maria Vasquez, a single mother of four children – one of whom is severely disabled – who was burned not only out of her...

Monday, Sep 21, 2015 at 07:22 AM PDT

California's Butte Fire Nearly Contained

California's Butte Fire Nearly Contained

California's massive Butte Fire is 70% contained. The fire has destroyed some 700 homes as of Monday.

Monday, Sep 21, 2015 at 07:49 AM PDT

Valley Fire Grows, Burns 75,711 Acres

Valley Fire Grows, Burns 75,711 Acres

A wildfire that has burned parts of Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties in California for just over a week is 69 percent contained as of Sunday evening, according to Cal Fire. The Valley Fire, which spread quickly...

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