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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 01:35 AM PST

Report: Firefighter Hit By Truck Was in Unmarked Area

Report: Firefighter Hit By Truck Was in Unmarked Area

A firefighter who was run over by a pickup truck during last month's deadly Southern California wildfire was sleeping in an unmarked area but received prompt care for his minor injuries, a new state fire report...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 05:01 PM PST

MAP: A Look at Where Camp Fire Victims Died

MAP: A Look at Where Camp Fire Victims Died

Butte County officials on Thursday released the exact locations people were killed.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 03:12 AM PST

California Fire Survivors Share Lessons in Loss, Recovery

California Fire Survivors Share Lessons in Loss, Recovery

Survivors of a deadly blaze that tore through California wine country last year shared lessons of loss and pain but also resilience with those who escaped the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century last month.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:29 PM PST

Man Accused of Setting Holy Fire Pleads Not Guilty

Man Accused of Setting Holy Fire Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of setting the Holy Fire that burned 23,000 acres in Orange and Riverside counties, forcing thousands of people from their homes, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to arson and other charges.

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.

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.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 07:13 PM PST

Insurance Claims at $9 Billion From California Wildfires

Insurance Claims at $9 Billion From California Wildfires

Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state's insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion in claims are from the...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 03:47 PM PST

California Wildfires Cleanup to Cost at Least $3 Billion

California Wildfires Cleanup to Cost at Least $3 Billion

State and federal authorities estimated Tuesday that it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris from 19,000 homes and businesses destroyed by three California wildfires last month.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 03:47 PM PST

California Fire Chief: State Must Adapt to New Wildfire Norm

California Fire Chief: State Must Adapt to New Wildfire Norm

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, Dec 11, 2018 at 12:25 PM PST

California Family Finds Cat Alive a Month After Deadly Blaze

California Family Finds Cat Alive a Month After Deadly Blaze

A family has been reunited with their cat after it stayed behind the deadly Camp Fire last month that leveled their home in Paradise, California.

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