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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 10:26 AM PDT

Wildfire Burning Near Ortega Highway

Wildfire Burning Near Ortega Highway

A wildfire that broke out west of Lake Elsinore and temporarily closed state Route 74 in both directions has charred about 54 acres and is 20 percent contained as of Sunday night, authorities said Monday.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 07:53 AM PDT

'Whoa!': Firefighting Air Tanker Soars Over Hillside

'Whoa!': Firefighting Air Tanker Soars Over Hillside

Video shows a firefighting plane drop a line of red fire retardant on the 1,000-acre Blaine fire Sunday Aug. 14, 2017 in Riverside County.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 05:18 PM PDT
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By Associated Press

Riverside Neighborhood Blanketed in Red Fire Retardant

Firefighters battled a wildfire near the University of California, Riverside that...View gallery

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Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 06:35 PM PDT

Firefighters Protect Homes From 1,000-Acre Wildfire

Firefighters Protect Homes From 1,000-Acre Wildfire

An overnight drop in temperatures and wind speeds helped firefighters gain ground on a 1,000-acre wildfire that forced evacuations Sunday in Riverside County.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 07:12 PM PDT

Arson Suspect Charged in 8 Summer Wildfires

Arson Suspect Charged in 8 Summer Wildfires

Authorities announced arson-related charges Monday in connection with a series of wildfires in San Bernardino County, including one that injured a firefighter. The 23-year-old man was arrested last week...

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 07:11 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Photos: Residents Capture Images of Riverside County Fire

Firefighters made their stand Monday July 31, 2017 against a brush fire that...View gallery

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Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 05:21 AM PDT

200-Acre Blaze Threatens Properties West of Lake Elsinore

200-Acre Blaze Threatens Properties West of Lake Elsinore

A brush fire that erupted Monday on the west end of Lake Elsinore scorched more than 200 acres and prompted evacuations and road closures.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 01:06 AM PDT

Brush Fire Burns Along 5 Freeway in Gorman

Brush Fire Burns Along 5 Freeway in Gorman

What was first reported as a spot fire near the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in the Gorman area Friday quickly turned into a 100-acre two-alarm blaze, authorities said.

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:12 PM PDT

Crews Stop Spread of Huge Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite

Crews Stop Spread of Huge Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite

Crews contending with triple-digit temperatures slowed the spread of an aggressive wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:55 PM PDT

Rodeo Fire in La Verne at 50 Percent Containment

Rodeo Fire in La Verne at 50 Percent Containment

A 40-acre brush fire threatened at least a dozen homes in La Verne on Sunday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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