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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:36 AM PST

Family Says Woolsey Fire Victim Tried to Escape Flames

Family Says Woolsey Fire Victim Tried to Escape Flames

The family of one of the Woolsey Fire victims -- Alfred De Ciutiis -- says they believe the 73-year-old died trying to escape the flames.

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 07:54 PM PST

Residents Return to Woolsey Fire Area, Face New Concern of Possible Mudslides

Residents Return to Woolsey Fire Area, Face New Concern of Possible Mudslides

More Malibu residents forced to flee the Woolsey Fire were back home Monday, in time to face a rain forecast for Wednesday that raises fears of possible mudslides as the estimated date for full containment of...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 08:09 PM PST

Woolsey Fire Update: Wildfire Containment Grows to 96 Percent

Woolsey Fire Update: Wildfire Containment Grows to 96 Percent

The number of buildings destroyed by Southern California's Woolsey Fire stands at 1,500 as firefighters increased containment of the 97,000-acre fire.

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 07:57 PM PST

Trump Refers to Fire-Hit Paradise as 'Pleasure' During Tour

Trump Refers to Fire-Hit Paradise as 'Pleasure' During Tour

When Donald Trump visited the fire-ravaged town of Paradise, California over the weekend, he called it “Pleasure” not once but twice.

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:32 AM PST

SoCal Smoke Advisory Issued Due to Northern California Blaze

SoCal Smoke Advisory Issued Due to Northern California Blaze

Southern California air-quality regulators issued a smoke advisory Monday due to the deadly Camp Fire burning in Northern California.

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 12:52 PM PST

'Burned Out of Paradise': Stories of Survival

'Burned Out of Paradise': Stories of Survival

Gary Brand, Jean Eisenbarth, Abraham Muñoz, Tim Joyner and Kelley Winslow — they are evacuees, survivors and residents of Paradise. We came across them in the parking lot of The Neighborhood Church and a...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 06:44 PM PST

In Smoldering Wildfire Ruins, Life Goes on for a Hardy Few

In Smoldering Wildfire Ruins, Life Goes on for a Hardy Few

Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind mother, he wasn't going to let...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 09:14 PM PST

Crash Near San Gabriel Dam Kills 1, Sparks Brush Fire

Crash Near San Gabriel Dam Kills 1, Sparks Brush Fire

One person was killed when a vehicle crashed over the side of a road near the San Gabriel Reservoir Monday afternoon, sparking a fire that quickly scorched three acres of brush.

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 04:22 AM PST

Private Firefighters Worked to Protect Homes in Woolsey Fire

Private Firefighters Worked to Protect Homes in Woolsey Fire

During the height of the Woolsey Fire, private firefighting teams could be seen protecting homes of the rich and famous.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 08:50 PM PST

Joe Richabaugh Lost His Home in the Woolsey Fire

Joe Richabaugh Lost His Home in the Woolsey Fire

Joe Rickabaugh lost his home in the Woolsey Fire, but his thoughts are still with the victims of the Borderline shooting that impacted his community the night before he was evacuated. This is his story.

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