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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Monday, 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...

Friday, 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.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018

Evacuations Lifted as Firefighters Attack Corona Brush Fire

Evacuations Lifted as Firefighters Attack Corona Brush Fire

Mandatory evacuations were lifted in Corona Thursday afternoon as firefighters attacked a brush fire.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018

Wildfires Scorching Homes, Land and California's Budget

Wildfires Scorching Homes, Land and California's Budget

Firefighters battling massive blazes throughout Northern California reported some success keeping the fires away from heavily populated areas Thursday as they made further progress in containing a blaze...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

More Than 1,000 Homes Torched in California Wildfires

More Than 1,000 Homes Torched in California Wildfires

A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday as some evacuees were allowed to return home and new blazes exploded...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Tips on How to Evacuate With Your Pets

Tips on How to Evacuate With Your Pets

Evacuating because of a wildfire means that not only is it unsafe for you to stay in your home but it is also unsafe your furry friend to stay there too. Here is a list of tips to be prepared when evacuating...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Crews Report Progress in Fight Against Twin California Fires

Crews Report Progress in Fight Against Twin California Fires

Firefighters reported progress Tuesday in their battle against the wildfires that have ravaged some of Northern California's most scenic areas, including twin blazes that were tearing through vineyards...

Friday, Aug 3, 2018

Map: Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

Map: Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

Sixteen large wildfires were burning in California as of Friday Aug. 3, scorching more than 410,000 acres and destroying or damaging more than 1,800 structures.

Monday, Jul 30, 2018

Wildfires Barrel Toward Northern California Lake Towns

Wildfires Barrel Toward Northern California Lake Towns

The number of people ordered to flee from two Northern California wildfires has swelled to 15,000, authorities said Monday as flames rolled toward several small towns in a rural area of lakes, forests and...

Monday, Jul 30, 2018

Destructive Fires Continue to Rage Across Northern California

Destructive Fires Continue to Rage Across Northern California

A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned...

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