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Coverage of brush fires across the state

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.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 10:17 AM PST

How to Help With Southern California Wildfire Relief Efforts

How to Help With Southern California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Donations are needed after massive fires broke out in Southern California this week, forcing the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people and destroying hundreds of homes.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 06:15 PM PST

Thomas Fire Reaches Santa Barbara County, Burning 230K Acres

Thomas Fire Reaches Santa Barbara County, Burning 230K Acres

Scorching through Ventura County for a sixth day, the Thomas Fire reached Santa Barbara County on Saturday and by Sunday had scorched 230,000 acres.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 04:52 AM PST

Volunteers Need Supplies To Help Care For Animals At Del Mar Fairgrounds

Volunteers Need Supplies To Help Care For Animals At Del Mar Fairgrounds

Several hundred horses, along with dog and cats, evacuated from the Lilac Fire in Bonsall and Fallbrook are now at taking shelter in Del Mar. A parade of horse trailers arrived at the Del Mar Fairgrounds...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:02 PM PST

Consumer Advice for Rebuilding After Fire Damage

Consumer Advice for Rebuilding After Fire Damage

Once the embers are cold and the threat of fire is gone, victims of the wildfires will start thinking about rebuilding.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 06:22 AM PST

Skirball Fire 85 Percent Contained, Some Evacuations Remain

Skirball Fire 85 Percent Contained, Some Evacuations Remain

The five-day-old Skirball Fire in the Sepulveda Pass is now 85 percent contained and all evacuation orders have been lifted, fire officials said Sunday.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 09:07 PM PST

Deputies Find Box of Kittens in Rubble After Lilac Fire

Deputies Find Box of Kittens in Rubble After Lilac Fire

Deputies patrolling the rubble after the Lilac Fire ravaged parts of the North County made a heartwarming rescue.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 05:59 AM PST

Creek Fire Progress Continues; Containment at 95 Percent

Creek Fire Progress Continues; Containment at 95 Percent

The Creek Fire that destroyed dozens of homes and burned more than 15,600 acres this week is now 95 percent contained, authorities said.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 04:58 AM PST

Creek Fire Nears Full Containment in Hills Above Sylmar

Creek Fire Nears Full Containment in Hills Above Sylmar

Crews are nearing containment Tuesday in their struggle against the Creek Fire, which has destroyed dozens of homes and scorched more than 15,600 acres in the hills above Sylmar.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 10:15 AM PST

Monrovia Brush Fire Now Contained

Monrovia Brush Fire Now Contained

Fire crews contained a five-acre brushfire Sunday along Norumbega Drive in Monrovia, authorities said.

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