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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 01:13 PM PDT

Thousands of SoCal Edison Customers Without Power Due to Planned Shutoffs

Thousands of SoCal Edison Customers Without Power Due to Planned Shutoffs

Power outages planned as part of an effort to limit the risk of wildfires went in effect Thursday for some customers in Southern California.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:51 AM PDT

Homeless Encampments Spark Fire Concerns

Homeless Encampments Spark Fire Concerns

Officials feared brush fires that could be started due to homeless encampments. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:23 AM PDT

Map: Tracking Wildfires in California

Map: Tracking Wildfires in California

You can use this map to track current wildfires in California and across the nation.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 06:56 AM PDT

120K in SoCal Could be Left in the Dark Due to Weather-Related Power Shutoffs

120K in SoCal Could be Left in the Dark Due to Weather-Related Power Shutoffs

Southern California Edison has warned roughly 120,000 customers in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties about unprecedented proactive power shutoffs due to Santa Ana winds and...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 09:06 PM PDT

Weather Could Result in Power Shutoffs Across Southern California

Weather Could Result in Power Shutoffs Across Southern California

Southern California Edison is cautioning some customers that they could lose power due to weather. Conan Nolan reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 02:00 PM PDT

List: Here Are the Areas That May Face Power Cuts to Prevent Wildfires

List: Here Are the Areas That May Face Power Cuts to Prevent Wildfires

With windy, dry weather in the forecast, California utilities are considering shutting off power to more than 700,000 customers across the state to try to prevent wildfires ignited by electrical equipment.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 12:35 AM PDT

One Home Burns in La Verne Brush Fire

One Home Burns in La Verne Brush Fire

Firefighters were battling a half-acre fire in La Verne Monday evening, officials said.

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 10:03 AM PDT

When to Expect Dangerous Santa Ana Winds This Week in Southern California

When to Expect Dangerous Santa Ana Winds This Week in Southern California

Dangerous Santa Ana winds are expected to pick up this week as Southern California enters one of the worst times of the year for wildfires.

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 10:46 AM PDT

What to Have Ready For Your Pet When Natural Disaster Strike

What to Have Ready For Your Pet When Natural Disaster Strike

During the recent fires and earthquakes in SoCal, the Little Angels Project supported lifesaving efforts to animals injured or abandoned. Now they are partnering with VEMA to launch disaster & first aid kits for...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 08:03 AM PDT

California Adopts 22 New Laws Taking Aim at Wildfire Danger

California Adopts 22 New Laws Taking Aim at Wildfire Danger

California is adopting nearly two dozen laws aimed at preventing and fighting the devastating wildfires that have charred large swaths of the state in recent years and killed scores of people.

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