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California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 05:57 PM PST

Interactive Maps: Views of the Fire

Interactive Maps: Views of the Fire

One of the biggest fire storms hit Southern California weeks before Christmas, destroying hundreds of structures, prompting tens of thousands of evacuations and reigning embers far and wide during fast Santa Ana...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 06:16 AM PST

These SoCal Schools Will Be Closed Monday

These SoCal Schools Will Be Closed Monday

Multiple fires burning in Southern California prompted hundreds of school closures throughout the region.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:34 AM PST

Hundreds Helping to Save Horses in Southern California Fires

Hundreds Helping to Save Horses in Southern California Fires

People from across the state are driving animals to safety

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 12:55 PM PST

Air Quality Remains Bad Across LA County

Air Quality Remains Bad Across LA County

Smoke from the wildfires burning across Southern California continued contributing to unhealthy air quality in the San Fernando Valley Friday, along with coastal areas and surrounding portions of Los Angeles...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 11:22 AM PST

How to Seek Tax Relief After Fire Damages Your Home

How to Seek Tax Relief After Fire Damages Your Home

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang Friday urged homeowners and owners of other property damaged or destroyed by the wildfires to seek tax relief.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:19 AM PST

Creek Fire Contained by 70 Percent, Evacuations Lifted

Creek Fire Contained by 70 Percent, Evacuations Lifted

All evacuation orders connected to the Creek Fire were lifted Friday as containment for the blaze burning in the hills above Sylmar grew to 70 percent.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:25 AM PST

Wind-Driven Rye Fire Contained by 50 Percent

Wind-Driven Rye Fire Contained by 50 Percent

The 5-day-old Rye Fire in Santa Clarita was 50 percent contained Friday, but firefighters are bracing for a week-long battle, with Cal Fire predicting full containment by next Friday.

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:21 AM PST

Over 500 Structures Destroyed in Thomas Fire

Over 500 Structures Destroyed in Thomas Fire

The Thomas Fire grew to 143,000 acres on Friday in steep terrain of Ventura County as firefighters worked to contain the 16th largest fire in state history.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 04:10 AM PST

Thomas Fire Crosses Into Santa Barbara County

Thomas Fire Crosses Into Santa Barbara County

The Thomas Fire reached 155,000 acres as it continued to burn into its sixth day Saturday in Ventura County.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 08:23 AM PST

Evacuation Information for the SoCal Fires

Evacuation Information for the SoCal Fires

Several fires are burning across Southern California as fierce Santa Ana winds hit hard. We've put together a list of evacuations for all the fires that have erupted so far.

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