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12 Days of Fire Weather Warnings Come to an End in LA County

12 Days of Fire Weather Warnings Come to an End in LA County

Twelve straight days of red flag warnings in Los Angeles County are scheduled to come to an end, but the risk of wildfire is not yet over and Red Flag warnings remain in effect for other parts of Southern...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

How Small 'Controlled Fires' Can Prevent Monster Infernos

How Small 'Controlled Fires' Can Prevent Monster Infernos

California's seemingly endless cycle of wildfires is prompting authorities to make plans to set more "controlled burns" to thin forests choked with dead trees and withered underbrush that serves as kindling...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Crews Gain on Huge California Fire But Wind Threat Remains

Crews Gain on Huge California Fire But Wind Threat Remains

After announcing increased containment on one of the biggest wildfires in California history, officials warned that communities remain at risk and the threat could increase as unpredictable winds whip up...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Elderly Couple Loses Home in Fire

Elderly Couple Loses Home in Fire

It's tight quarters, but Ruth and Jack Forehand, their daughter Dawn and dog Bambi are grateful.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

Thomas Fire Grows to 236K Acres

Thomas Fire Grows to 236K Acres

The fifth largest wildfire in California history was threatening thousands of homes Tuesday as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

Dry Winds to Persist in SoCal's Fire Areas

Dry Winds to Persist in SoCal's Fire Areas

Forecasters say gusty, dry Santa Ana winds will continue in Southern California for at least another day in areas where crews are battling wildfires, including one that is threatening a seaside city.

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

New Evacuations as Huge Southern California Fire Flares Up

New Evacuations as Huge Southern California Fire Flares Up

A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and...

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017

'Firefighting at Christmas' May Become Normal in California

'Firefighting at Christmas' May Become Normal in California

A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Firefighters continued battling multiple large wildfires Saturday raging across more than 170,000 acres in California,...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

California Wildfires Trigger New Evacuations

California Wildfires Trigger New Evacuations

The biggest and most destructive of the windblown fires raking Southern California shut down one of the region's busiest freeways Thursday and threatened Ojai, a scenic mountain town dubbed "Shangri-La"...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Grief, Shock Left in Paths of Northern CA Wildfires

Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California, sending...View gallery

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