California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 07:08 AM PDT

Tips for Rebuilding After the Wildfires

Tips for Rebuilding After the Wildfires

How to find a contractor to help rebuild your home, while avoiding scams.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT

Animal Control Officers Rescue Scared Cat in Cocos Fire

Animal Control Officers Rescue Scared Cat in Cocos Fire

All week, San Diego firefighters, law enforcement, city officials, leaders and residents have come together in the face of the fires consuming the county. That sense of unity extended to a furry,...

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 05:09 PM PDT

No Charges Against Man Detained in Fire-Ravaged Area

No Charges Against Man Detained in Fire-Ravaged Area

A man who was questioned by police for suspicious behavior in a neighborhood of evacuated homes will not be charged with any crime related to looting.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

Man Facing Arson Charges in Riverbed Fire

Man Facing Arson Charges in Riverbed Fire

San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced the arrest of a man on arson charge in connection with the fire in an Oceanside riverbed.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 02:30 PM PDT

Homeowners Describe Loss

Homeowners Describe Loss

Homeowners talk about what was lost and what remains after a wildfire burns homes north of San Diego. Jacob Rascon reports for the NBC4 News at Noon on Friday May 16, 2014.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 02:24 PM PDT

Homes Reduced to Rubble

Homes Reduced to Rubble

Residents north of San Diego describe the destruction left by a wildfire. Jennifer Bjorklund reports for the NBC4 News at Noon on Friday May 16, 2014.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 09:52 PM PDT

Friday Updates on San Diego Fires

Friday Updates on San Diego Fires

Here's the latest from the fires burning around San Diego County Friday.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 01:20 PM PDT

Evacuated Families, Pets Get "Royal Treatment"

Evacuated Families, Pets Get "Royal Treatment"

Around 250 San Marcos residents stayed overnight in shelters Thursday night mainly mixed between Mission Hills High School and Escondido High School.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 07:43 AM PDT

Smoke-Filled Air Puts Residents at Risk

Smoke-Filled Air Puts Residents at Risk

With winds carrying smoke and ash far beyond the wildfires raging in parts of Southern California, the region's air pollution watchdog is warning vulnerable residents to stay indoors.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 03:56 AM PDT

MAP: Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

MAP: Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

Southern California's weekend forecast includes temperatures and humidity levels that might help firefighters contain fires north of San Diego.

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