Covering the fight against California's wildfires

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 at 01:58 PM PDT

Firefighting Plane Damaged in "Hard Landing"

Firefighting Plane Damaged in "Hard Landing"

During a weekend of high fire danger, state fire officials are reeling from a hard landing at an airstrip after fighting a brush fire in Riverside County.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:40 PM PDT

Fire Weather Warnings Ahead for Weekend

Fire Weather Warnings Ahead for Weekend

Red flag warnings will go into effect Thursday for parts of Southern California.

Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 07:38 AM PDT

Fire Threat Up During "Red Flag" Warning

Fire Threat Up During "Red Flag" Warning

Southern California fire officials increased staffing levels Saturday because of red flag warnings announced for areas in Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 06:47 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Viewer Images: Madre Fire

A brush fire that burned in the San Gabriel Canyon above Azusa Monday Sept.... See Full Gallery

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:42 PM PDT

"Great Progress" in Attack on 250-Acre Fire

"Great Progress" in Attack on 250-Acre Fire

A brush fire has burned hundreds of acres in the San Gabriel Canyon above Azusa and was threatening structures on its northern flank, fire officials said.

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 02:08 PM PDT

Brush Fire Burns in Foothills East of LA

Brush Fire Burns in Foothills East of LA

A small brush fire broke out east of Los Angeles in the La Verne area Friday. Watch live on NBCLA.com.

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 12:23 PM PDT

Mt. Diablo "Morgan Fire" Sparked by Target Shooting

Mt. Diablo "Morgan Fire" Sparked by Target Shooting

Firefighters had contained 95 percent of the Morgan Fire burning around Mount Diablo in California by Friday morning – 20 percent more than the day before. CalFire also released the cause of the fire late...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 at 10:55 AM PDT

Count of Homes Destroyed by NorCal Wildfire Grows

Count of Homes Destroyed by NorCal Wildfire Grows

Crews assessing the damage from the Clover Wildfire in Northern California have now determined that 68 homes were destroyed, up from the earlier tally of 37, a fire official said on Thursday. The count of...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:25 PM PDT

Rim Fire Costs $100 M, Tuolumne River Trust Seeks Aid

Rim Fire Costs $100 M, Tuolumne River Trust Seeks Aid

Federal fire officials say the cost of fighting the Rim Fire that has burned across nearly 400 square miles in and around Yosemite National Park has reached $100 million, and the Tuolumne River Trust is seeking...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 07:06 AM PDT

Mt. Diablo Fire at 3,243 Acres, 60 Percent Contained

Mt. Diablo Fire at 3,243 Acres, 60 Percent Contained

Hundreds of firefighters from across California's Bay Area region and state worked furiously to contain 60 percent of the "Morgan Fire" near Mount Diablo State Park on Tuesday morning, downgrading the size of...

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