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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 09:41 PM PDT

Environmentalists Say Prescribed Burning is Doing More Harm Than Good

Environmentalists Say Prescribed Burning is Doing More Harm Than Good

Some environmentalists are asking Cal Fire to stop clearing wildland with prescribed burns, claiming the long-term effects can cause more damage than good.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 08:55 AM PDT

Why 89,500 Customers Might Face Power Shutoffs Today

Why 89,500 Customers Might Face Power Shutoffs Today

Power might be shut off to tens of thousands of Southern California customers Tuesday due to warm temperatures and powerful wind gusts that bring an elevated risk of wildfires.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:07 PM PDT

Some Woolsey Fire Victims Are Battling PTSD

Some Woolsey Fire Victims Are Battling PTSD

Long Term Recovery Group in collaboration with the Beach House. Gord...">One year after the Woolsey Fire destroyed homes and communities, some victims are battling PTSD. The link for those seeking help is: Long Term Recovery Group in collaboration with the Beach House. Gord...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 06:47 PM PDT

Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Jurupa Valley

Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Jurupa Valley

Firefighters were tackling a one-acre brush fire in Riverside County Tuesday, as thick smoke billowed into the sky.

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 11:53 PM PDT

Flames Burning in Bautista Canyon East of Hemet

Flames Burning in Bautista Canyon East of Hemet

About 150 firefighters were working Sunday to clear vegetation around a growing brushfire in Bautista Canyon east of Hemet, authorities said.

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 11:48 PM PDT

Evacuation Order Lifted For Fire Burning in Juniper Flats

Evacuation Order Lifted For Fire Burning in Juniper Flats

Fire officials Sunday afternoon lifted all evacuation orders related to a fire in the Juniper Flats area between Perris and San Jacinto that has chewed through at least 490 acres of brush and was 20% contained.

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 12:45 PM PDT

Report Says LA Has Most Homes at Risk of Wildfire Damage

Report Says LA Has Most Homes at Risk of Wildfire Damage

The Los Angeles metro area has the most homes that have a high risk of being destroyed or damaged in a wildfire, more so than anywhere in the Western United States, a real estate information service reported...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 11:27 PM PDT

Firefighters Make Progress on Tenaja Fire

Firefighters Make Progress on Tenaja Fire

A wildfire west of Murrieta has burned 1,940 acres and was 73% contained as of 7 p.m. Sunday, while firefighters anticipated full containment by Friday.

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 01:53 PM PDT

Officials Revise Size of Tenaja Fire Near Murrieta

Officials Revise Size of Tenaja Fire Near Murrieta

A wildfire possibly ignited by lightning just west of Murrieta had burned 1,940 acres and was 40% contained late Saturday while firefighters anticipated full containment by Tuesday.

Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 at 11:11 PM PDT

Fire Burning in Sycamore Canyon in Riverside

Fire Burning in Sycamore Canyon in Riverside

A brush fire that has burned about 250 acres in the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park sent plumes of smoke over neighborhoods in Riverside and Moreno Valley Saturday.

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