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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:57 PM PDT

Smoke Advisory Issued in San Bernardino County

Smoke Advisory Issued in San Bernardino County

A smoke advisory was issued Tuesday due to a fast-moving brush fire in San Bernardino County. The fire, dubbed the Blue Cut Fire, has forced evacuations and burned more than 23 square miles in the Cajon Pass.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:18 PM PDT

Horse Rescue Needs Help in Blue Cut Fire

Horse Rescue Needs Help in Blue Cut Fire

A horse rescue in San Bernardino County asked for trucks, trailers and other supplies as it helped the community evacuate the fast-moving Blue Cut Fire that erupted Tuesday morning, charring 23 square miles.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 07:40 PM PDT

Historian, 84, Battles Flames With Hose in Brush Fire

Historian, 84, Battles Flames With Hose in Brush Fire

An 84-year-old historian of the Cajon Pass who uses a walker and is hard of hearing miraculously survived flames from the ferocious Blue Cut Fire that swept over his remote home Tuesday, family members said.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 07:19 AM PDT
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By Melissa Wen

Brush Fire Burns Homes in Santa Clarita

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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:19 PM PDT
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By Willian Avila

Fire Makes Path Toward Structures in Cajon Pass

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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 04:50 AM PDT

State of Emergency Declared in Blue Cut Fire

State of Emergency Declared in Blue Cut Fire

More crews were arriving to battle the destructive and fast-moving Blue Cut Fire through the night after the blaze charred more than 28 square miles Tuesday alone, forcing the closure of the Cajon Pass, and...

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 06:42 AM PDT

4,000 People Evacuated From Homes Near Raging Clayton Fire

4,000 People Evacuated From Homes Near Raging Clayton Fire

Firefighters in the North Bay are working to contain a blaze that has burned down four homes, scorched more than 3,000 acres and forced mandatory evacuations in Lake County, Cal Fire officials reported.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 06:56 AM PDT

Pilot Fire 70 Percent Contained

Pilot Fire 70 Percent Contained

The so-called Pilot Fire that scorched 7,899 acres since it ignited Sunday was 70 percent contained Wednesday, fire officials said.

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 07:40 AM PDT

Pilot Fire Update: Tuesday Morning

Pilot Fire Update: Tuesday Morning

Schools are closed due to poor air quality from the Pilot fire. Annette Arreola reports for Today in LA on Tuesday Aug. 9, 2016.

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 06:46 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Pilot Fire Burns in San Bernardino Mountains

The Pilot fire burning in the San Bernardino Mountains sent thick smoke over the...View gallery

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