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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:03 AM PDT

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Spreads to 75 Square Miles

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Spreads to 75 Square Miles

A surging wildfire raced through California mountains and foothills west of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee tiny, Gold Rush-era towns, destroying 29 structures and wafting a smoky...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:40 PM PDT

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Threatens 1,500 Structures

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Threatens 1,500 Structures

A blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park is threatening 1,500 structures and forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes as it rages toward a historic Gold Rush era town.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Calif. Gov. Declares State of Emergency as Thousands Flee Wildfire

Calif. Gov. Declares State of Emergency as Thousands Flee Wildfire

Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and leaving California Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency as...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 06:31 AM PDT

Car Maintenance Can Help Prevent Wildfires: Expert

Car Maintenance Can Help Prevent Wildfires: Expert

Two wildfires that scorched hundreds of acres in San Diego County were caused by drivers who may not even know they were at fault, according to fire officials.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 05:32 PM PDT

Crews Battle 350-Acre Brush Fire in Mentone Area

Crews Battle 350-Acre Brush Fire in Mentone Area

More than 200 firefighters were battling a brush fire that swiftly grew to hundreds of acres in San Bernardino County on Friday afternoon.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 08:21 PM PDT

Fire Scorches 20 Acres in Newhall

Fire Scorches 20 Acres in Newhall

A fire that quickly went to three alarms scorched about 20 acres of brush, burned an outbuilding and threatened a number of other structures in the Newhall Pass area Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 12:17 PM PDT

Wildfire Scorches 20 Acres in Winchester

Wildfire Scorches 20 Acres in Winchester

A fire broke out Thursday in a field in Winchester, quickly charring 20 acres and approaching homes in the rural area before it was partially contained.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 05:51 AM PDT

Nearly All Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted in California

Nearly All Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted in California

Nearly all evacuation orders have been called off for three major fires across California as dozens of wildfires throughout the West were coming under control.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:50 AM PDT

Watch: Firefighters Continue Battle Against Wildfire Near Oroville

Watch: Firefighters Continue Battle Against Wildfire Near Oroville

More than 41 homes have been destroyed by the wildfire, which left behind burned vintage cars, furniture, kitchen appliances and other items near Oroville, California. The Wall Fire started on July 7, 2017...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:51 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Northern California Wildfire Blazes Path of Destruction

A wildfire that began Friday July 7, 2017 in the grassy foothills of the Sierra...View gallery

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