California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Progress Made in Sherpa Fire Fight

Progress Made in Sherpa Fire Fight

Fire crews made big strides Friday in extending containment lines and blocking the Sherpa Fire in Santa Barbara County from expanding.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 07:39 AM PDT

Sherpa Fire Grows in Santa Barbara County

Sherpa Fire Grows in Santa Barbara County

The Sherpa fire grew from 2 to 6 square miles overnight Friday June 17, 2016 in Santa Barbara County.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:40 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Sherpa Fire Burns in Santa Barbara County

The Sherpa fire started Wednesday June 15, 2016 in the hills of Santa Barbara... View gallery

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Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 02:45 PM PDT

Region Ripe for Possibly Worst Wildfire Season

Region Ripe for Possibly Worst Wildfire Season

The continuing drought and lack of significant rain from the winter El Nino has made the region ripe for what could be one of the worst wildfire seasons on record, Southland and state fire officials warned...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 05:30 AM PDT

Brush Fire Threatens Homes in San Juan Capistrano

Brush Fire Threatens Homes in San Juan Capistrano

A brush fire threatened homes Wednesday afternoon near Saddleback Church in San Juan Capistrano, blackening 10 acres and threatening some structures in the area.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 at 02:06 PM PDT

MAP: California Wildfires in 2015

MAP: California Wildfires in 2015

It’s challenging to keep up with all the wildfires raging in California. But Esri, an interactive mapping company based in Redding, Calif., is doing just that.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 11:12 AM PDT

Santa Barbara County Wildfire Crosses 101 Freeway

Santa Barbara County Wildfire Crosses 101 Freeway

Part of a major freeway remained closed Thursday and evacuations remain in effect for homes located in the area of a fire burning in steep, dense terrain in Santa Barbara County.

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 at 01:00 PM PST
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By Ron Rokhy

Southern California Wildfires

A gallery of wildfires in Southern California. View gallery

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Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 06:12 PM PDT

Children Playing With Fireworks Ignite Fire

Children Playing With Fireworks Ignite Fire

Children playing with fireworks ignited a quarter-acre vegetation fire today in Bel-Air Estates, authorities said.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 08:20 AM PDT

Driver Who May Have Sparked Old Fire is Fire Dept. Aide

Driver Who May Have Sparked Old Fire is Fire Dept. Aide

A driver in a crash believed to have sparked a Calabasas wildfire that charred hundreds of acres and forced thousands of residents to flee was identified Monday as a Los Angeles County Fire Department aide.

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