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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 at 11:32 PM PDT

Crash on 15 Freeway Sparks Brush Fire in Cajon Pass

Crash on 15 Freeway Sparks Brush Fire in Cajon Pass

A tour bus crash along the 15 Freeway sparked a brush fire in the Cajon Pass and prompted a partial closure of the busy roadway Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 at 05:11 PM PDT
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By Willian Avila

Tour Bus Crash Sparks Fire in Cajon Pass

A crash involving a tour bus on the 15 Freeway sparked a brush fire in the Cajon... See Full Gallery

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 06:43 AM PDT

Wragg Fire About 70% Contained

Wragg Fire About 70% Contained

Fire crews made headway on a brush fire that started in the Lake Berryessa area of Napa County, containing 70 percent of the blaze by Monday morning, Cal Fire said.

Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 at 11:51 PM PDT

Flames Char 4,000 Acres in Northern CA's 2nd Burning Wildfire

Flames Char 4,000 Acres in Northern CA's 2nd Burning Wildfire

A fast-moving fire that prompted evacuations near Tahoe was downgraded Sunday to about 1,500 acres.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 05:50 PM PDT

Winds Fan Flames Close to Homes in California's Wine Country

Winds Fan Flames Close to Homes in California's Wine Country

A fast-moving wildfire in Napa and Solano counties grew to more than 9 square miles Thursday, scorching drought-parched countryside near Lake Berryessa and sending hikers, homeowners and wildlife fleeing...

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 at 11:46 PM PDT

North Fire: Mandatory Evacuations Lifted

North Fire: Mandatory Evacuations Lifted

All lanes of the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass reopened and mandatory evacuations for residents were lifted Saturday night as hundreds of firefighters made progress in their battle to contain a wildfire that has...

Sunday, Jul 19, 2015 at 01:29 AM PDT

Drivers Who Fled Fire Frustrated by Tow Fees

Drivers Who Fled Fire Frustrated by Tow Fees

Some drivers who were forced to abandon their cars on the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass on Friday night when a brush fire jumped lanes and set cars ablaze say they're frustrated over the towing bills they've...

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 at 03:10 AM PDT

Drones Delayed North Fire Response: Officials

Drones Delayed North Fire Response: Officials

Drones forced the landing of planes deployed to fight the so-called North Fire that burned cars and homes along the 15 Freeway Friday, delaying response to the frightening blaze, officials said.

Friday, Jul 17, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT
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By Jessica Rice

Images: North Fire Burns in Cajon Pass

Cars erupted into flames in Cajon Pass brush fire along Interstate 15 on Friday... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 at 08:14 PM PDT

Homes Evacuated as Crews Battle Brush Fire in Corona

Homes Evacuated as Crews Battle Brush Fire in Corona

Residents in a Corona neighborhood were evacuated Wednesday as flames from a wind-driven brush fire came close to homes, fire officials said.

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