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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 05:08 AM PDT

Evacuations Finally Lifted for Aliso Fire

Evacuations Finally Lifted for Aliso Fire

All evacuations in relation to the Aliso Fire were lifted for Laguna Beach and Aliso Viejo on Sunday evening.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 05:42 PM PDT

Six Months After It Started, the Thomas Fire Is Out

Six Months After It Started, the Thomas Fire Is Out

After months of putting out hot spots, the largest fire on record in California was officially declared out on Friday.

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 07:17 AM PDT

Police Video From North Bay Fires Shows Harrowing Escapes

Police Video From North Bay Fires Shows Harrowing Escapes

Chaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 06:05 AM PDT

Brush Fire Consumes More Than 1,200 Acres

Brush Fire Consumes More Than 1,200 Acres

A brush fire that erupted just south of Diamond Valley Lake in Winchester this afternoon has consumed 800 acres in less than two hours.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:58 AM PDT

2017 Wildfire Recap: A Year of Fire Records

2017 Wildfire Recap: A Year of Fire Records

As California faces another hot and dry summer, we look back at one of the worst wildfire seasons on record. Belen De Leon reports for the NBC4 News on Thursday May 10, 2018.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 06:56 AM PDT

California's Wildfires Are Getting Larger

California's Wildfires Are Getting Larger

California is not only seeing more wildfires, they're getting larger, too. Anthony Yanez has a look at the state's wildfire trends over the past few decades.

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 08:38 AM PDT

Santa Clarita Brush Fire Burns 20 Acres

Santa Clarita Brush Fire Burns 20 Acres

Los Angeles County firefighters continued their efforts today to put out a second-alarm brush fire in the Santa Clarita area that has charred about 20 acres, authorities said.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:53 PM PDT

Small Brush Fire Erupts Near Griffith Park

Small Brush Fire Erupts Near Griffith Park

A small brush fire was burning near the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park early Friday afternoon, prompting precautionary evacuations.

Friday, Mar 30, 2018 at 12:30 PM PDT

OCFA Vows Changes in Light of Report on Wildfire Response

OCFA Vows Changes in Light of Report on Wildfire Response

An Orange County Fire Authority assistant chief said Friday the agency is overhauling its dispatch and deployment procedures in light of a report identifying a series of missteps that delayed response to an...

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 at 10:11 AM PDT

Ranchers Sue Utility Over Alleged Role in California Fire

Ranchers Sue Utility Over Alleged Role in California Fire

Ranchers who lost cattle and property during California's largest-ever wildfire sued a utility on Thursday for allegedly failing to maintain aging equipment and manage vegetation in areas where the blaze was...

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