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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 02:39 AM PST

Official: California Must Mull Home Ban in Fire-Prone Areas

Official: California Must Mull Home Ban in Fire-Prone Areas

California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 01:39 PM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Smoke and Fire From Above: Wildfire Images From Space

NASA is tracking wildfires globally, offering a view from high above Earth that...View gallery

  • Nov. 26, 2018: Camp Fire Burn Scar
  • Nov 14, 2018: Woolsey Fire Burn Scar
  • Nov. 13, 2018: Camp Fire
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 02:28 AM PST

Northern California Fire Death Toll Climbs to 86

Northern California Fire Death Toll Climbs to 86

Authorities in Northern California say the death toll from a destructive wildfire has decimated the town of Paradise has climbed from 85 to 86.

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 10:39 AM PST

List: California's Deadliest Wildfires

List: California's Deadliest Wildfires

A look at some of the California's deadliest wildfires.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:10 PM PST

LIST: California's 10 Largest Wildfires

LIST: California's 10 Largest Wildfires

This list shows the locations of California's 10 largest wildfires. Each fire includes the cause of the fire, date, location, acres burned, number of buildings damaged and fatalities. The data was compiled by...

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