California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

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.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 08:45 AM PDT

AM Update: Escondido Homes Destroyed

AM Update: Escondido Homes Destroyed

A fire north of San Diego tears through an Escondido neighborhood. Jacob Rascon reports for Today in LA on Friday May 16, 2014.

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 08:56 AM PDT

Fall Fire Season Could Arrive Next Month, Experts Say

Fall Fire Season Could Arrive Next Month, Experts Say

It’s possible that the fall fire season could arrive as early as next month, according to some experts who test the fuel moisture of foliage and use satellite images temperature plays a role in influencing...

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 05:39 AM PDT

Raw Aerial Video Surveys Fire Damage

Raw Aerial Video Surveys Fire Damage

A helicopter video surveyed the damage done by various wildfires burning across the county the morning of May 15, 2014.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 06:41 AM PDT

Photos: San Diego Firestorm 2014

A spring Santa Ana sparked fires all over San Diego County in May See Full Gallery

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 03:56 PM PDT

2 Teens Arrested for Starting Small Fires in San Diego

2 Teens Arrested for Starting Small Fires in San Diego

Two teens were arrested Thursday evening after police say they started at least two brush fires in San Diego’s Escondido area, as several destructive blazes continued to burn across the county. Lt. Neal Griffin

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 06:40 PM PDT

"Firenado" Whips Up in San Diego Wildfires

"Firenado" Whips Up in San Diego Wildfires

Whipping winds and blazing brush led to a rare occurrence in San Diego Wednesday, as residents and firefighters witnessed a so-called firenado ripping across a flaming hillside.

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