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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 02:59 PM PST

Rye Fire 80 Percent Contained as Evacuations Lifted

Rye Fire 80 Percent Contained as Evacuations Lifted

Firefighters got the Rye Fire burning in Santa Clarita 80 percent contained by lines of cleared vegetation on this the fifth day in the battle of a blaze that has consumed 6,049 acres thus far, authorities...

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:11 AM PST

Glendale Man Offers Truck to Help Fire Victims

Glendale Man Offers Truck to Help Fire Victims

A man wanted to help people transfer their valuables for free as they flee the SoCal fires. Published Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 11:05 PM PST

2 Trainers Burned Trying to Save Horses From Lilac Fire

2 Trainers Burned Trying to Save Horses From Lilac Fire

Two horse trainers were seriously injured trying to save their own and others' horses at a stable in Bonsall when a fire erupted Thursday morning.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 03:01 PM PST

Lilac Fire 50 Percent Contained, Holding at 4,100 Acres

Lilac Fire 50 Percent Contained, Holding at 4,100 Acres

A wildfire that sparked amid extreme fire weather conditions in San Diego's North County, destroying homes and forcing thousands of evacuations, is now 50 percent contained.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 08:52 AM PST

Evacuations Remain as Skirball Fire Continues to Burn

Evacuations Remain as Skirball Fire Continues to Burn

Firefighters Saturday improved containment lines around the 4-day-old Skirball Fire in the Sepulveda Pass and Bel-Air to 75 percent, authorities said.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 09:20 AM PST

Ventura Woman Protects Home From Thomas Fire

Ventura Woman Protects Home From Thomas Fire

A Ventura woman fought to protect her home from the Thomas Fire when she used the garden hose in her front yard to douse the flames that were seen just across the street.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 11:20 PM PST

Body of Woman Found at Thomas Fire Evacuation Site Is ID'd

Body of Woman Found at Thomas Fire Evacuation Site Is ID'd

A body found in a canyon that was evacuated in the Thomas Fire was identified Friday as Virginia Pesola, 70, of Santa Paula.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:47 PM PST

Victims Warned of Price Gouging After Fires

Victims Warned of Price Gouging After Fires

The NBC4 I-Team is informing people of price gouging and how it's illegal after an emergency has been declared. Randy Mac reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:45 PM PST

Creek Fire Evacuees Return Home

Creek Fire Evacuees Return Home

Residents from the Santiago Estates in Sylmar return to see what's left of their homes. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for NBC4 News on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:40 PM PST

Protecting Your Home From Fires

Protecting Your Home From Fires

Residents are finding new ways to protect their homes from fires and useful tips are shared from firefighters. Vikki Vargas reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

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