California Wildfires - NBC Southern California
California Wildfires

California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Aug 15, 2018
|
By Jonathan Lloyd

Photos: Firefighters Defend Homes From the Holy Fire

The Holy fire began in a spell of hot and dry weather, allegedly set by an...View gallery

  • 775208386MT037_Record_Heat_
  • PatrickBurkeUGC2
  • 775208386MT036_Record_Heat_
Aug 11, 2018

More than 21,000 Residents Ordered to Evacuate Due to Holy Fire

More than 21,000 Residents Ordered to Evacuate Due to Holy Fire

An 18,100-acre wildfire allegedly set by an arsonist has forced the evacuation of more than 7,400 homes and destroyed about a dozen buildings as it rampaged through dry brush and into a Riverside County...

Aug 9, 2018

Explosive Holy Fire Grows to Nearly 10,236 Acres

Explosive Holy Fire Grows to Nearly 10,236 Acres

New evacuations were ordered Thursday afternoon for a neighborhood near an explosive fire that grew to more than 10,000 acres as it raced through dry brush in the Cleveland National Forest and spread toward...

Aug 8, 2018

14,000 Fight California Fires, Some From Prisons or Overseas

14,000 Fight California Fires, Some From Prisons or Overseas

Firefighters said for the first time Wednesday that they have made good progress battling the state's largest-ever wildfire but didn't expect to have it fully under control until September. The blaze north...

Aug 9, 2018

Arson Suspect Charged in Cleveland National Forest Wildfire

Arson Suspect Charged in Cleveland National Forest Wildfire

A man arrested in connection with the 9,600-acre wildfire burning in Cleveland National Forest was charged Thursday with several arson-related counts.

Aug 8, 2018

Dramatic Photos Show CA's Largest Fire From Space Station

Dramatic Photos Show CA's Largest Fire From Space Station

Plumes of smoke from the largest wildfire on record in California were captured in dramatic photos from crew members aboard the International Space Station, providing a haunting view of the devastation...

Aug 8, 2018

Battling 18 Blazes, California May Face Worst Fire Season

Battling 18 Blazes, California May Face Worst Fire Season

The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season...

Aug 8, 2018

Mandatory Evacuations Ordered Due to Holy Fire Flare-Up

Mandatory Evacuations Ordered Due to Holy Fire Flare-Up

The Holy Fire exploded to 6,200 acres on Wednesday as it chewed through tinder-dry brush in the Cleveland National Forest and spread closer to homes, forcing mandatory evacuations.

Aug 6, 2018

Northern California Blazes Now Largest in State History

Northern California Blazes Now Largest in State History

Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history, becoming the norm as climate change makes the fire season longer...

Aug 3, 2018

Firefighters Near Full Containment of Riverside County Fire

Firefighters Near Full Containment of Riverside County Fire

A wildfire that destroyed 12 buildings and burned more than 13,000 acres near Idyllwild in the Riverside County mountains was 96-percent contained Friday and all evacuation orders have been lifted.

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