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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 04:32 PM PST

Woman Arrested for Looting Bonsall House During Lilac Fire

Woman Arrested for Looting Bonsall House During Lilac Fire

Sheriff’s deputies patrolling through Bonsall for looters taking advantage of the Lilac Fire, arrested a woman for burglary in the 29000 block of Disney Lane Saturday afternoon.

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LIST: Largest California Wildfires

LIST: Largest California Wildfires

This list shows the locations of California's 10 largest wildfires.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 12:19 PM PST

More Than 104 Homes Destroyed in Lilac Fire

More Than 104 Homes Destroyed in Lilac Fire

San Diego County will waive permit fees for the rebuilding of more than 200 structures that have been destroyed or damaged in the Lilac Fire.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 04:33 AM PST

Firefighters Determine Cause of Skirball Fire

Firefighters Determine Cause of Skirball Fire

The Los Angeles Fire Department has determined the cause of the Skirball Fire, which burned hundreds of acres in the Sepulveda Pass.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 06:23 AM PST

At a Glance: Southern California Wildfires

At a Glance: Southern California Wildfires

Some Southern California wildfires that ravaged the region the previous week are reaching containment, allowing residents to return to their neighborhoods and begin the lengthy process of rebuilding. Here...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 01:30 AM PST

Thomas Fire Becomes Fifth Largest in State History

Thomas Fire Becomes Fifth Largest in State History

Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 09:35 AM PST

LAFD Asks Public Not to Interfere With Firefight

LAFD Asks Public Not to Interfere With Firefight

The Los Angeles Fire Department asked the public Sunday not to go to the areas of the Skirball and Creek fires to take pictures because it would interfere with firefighting operations.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 02:28 PM PST

Dry Winds to Persist in SoCal's Fire Areas

Dry Winds to Persist in SoCal's Fire Areas

Forecasters say gusty, dry Santa Ana winds will continue in Southern California for at least another day in areas where crews are battling wildfires, including one that is threatening a seaside city.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 08:19 PM PST

Lilac Fire 75 Percent Contained, 1,500 Structures Threatened

Lilac Fire 75 Percent Contained, 1,500 Structures Threatened

All evacuation orders for the Lilac Fire were lifted Sunday after crews managed to etch fire lines around 75 percent of the blaze.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 06:39 AM PST

Rye Fire 93 Percent Contained After Burning Over 6K Acres

Rye Fire 93 Percent Contained After Burning Over 6K Acres

The Rye Fire in Santa Clarita has destroyed at least six structures and consumed 6,049 acres, authorities said Sunday.

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Updates on Southern California's wildfires, including video, viewer images and real-time information on the firefight.