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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

Baby Eagle Gets Stay Away Zone During Wildfire

Baby Eagle Gets Stay Away Zone During Wildfire

The eagle's nest isn't threatened by the fire burning in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles, but wildlife officials want to avoid scaring the little bird.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

Mountain Firefight Moving in 'Right Direction'

Mountain Firefight Moving in 'Right Direction'

The battle against an 8-square-mile wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles continued Wednesday as firefighters warned residents about shifting winds that could lead to more evacuations.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Wildfires Burn Above San Gabriel Valley Homes

Two wildfires broke out Monday June 20, 2016 in the mountains above the San...View gallery

  • View From Pasadena
  • June 2016 Wildfires
  • Wildfire Above Azusa
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

San Gabriel Complex Fires Continue to Burn

San Gabriel Complex Fires Continue to Burn

Hundreds of residents were forced from their homes near the San Gabriel Mountains remain out of their homes Tuesday evening as two wildfires erupted in the foothill suburbs of Los Angeles, growing fast...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

Fires Scorch San Gabriel Mountains

Fires Scorch San Gabriel Mountains

Evacuations were ordered Monday afternoon as firefighters batttled two brush fires burning in the Angeles National Forest above Azusa and Duarte, amid a record-setting heat wave, fire officials said.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Sherpa Fire Burns in Santa Barbara County

The Sherpa fire started Wednesday June 15, 2016 in the hills of Santa Barbara...View gallery

  • Sherpa Fire Burns in Santa Barbara County
  • Sherpa Fire Burns in Santa Barbara County
  • Sherpa Fire Burns in Santa Barbara County
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
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By Jacquelinne Mejia

2016 Southern California Wildfires

A look at some of the wildfires that broke out in Southern California this year.View gallery

  • Blue Cut Fire
  • Lower Lake Wildfire
  • Sand Fire
Monday, Jun 13, 2016

Region Ripe for Possibly Worst Wildfire Season

Region Ripe for Possibly Worst Wildfire Season

The continuing drought and lack of significant rain from the winter El Nino has made the region ripe for what could be one of the worst wildfire seasons on record, Southland and state fire officials warned...

Monday, Sep 14, 2015

California Fires by the Numbers

California Fires by the Numbers

Here's a look at the Valley Fire and Butte Fires by the numbers.

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Firefighters Hold Wildfire Near Mountain Resort to 100 Acres

Firefighters Hold Wildfire Near Mountain Resort to 100 Acres

Firefighters worked through the night to hold a wildfire burning through timber near a popular ski resort in the San Bernardino Mountains to 100 acres.

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