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California Wildfires

Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Firefighters Gain Ground on Fire Near Missions

Firefighters Gain Ground on Fire Near Missions

Evacuations have been lifted after the fire burned about 320 acres near La Purisima Mission in Lompoc.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

2015 California Fire Conditions The Worst on Record

2015 California Fire Conditions The Worst on Record

Four years of drought and a lack of rain have set up fire conditions in 2015 as the worst on record, Cal Fire said. “We have seen, we saw it last year and we will see it again this year, we'll be reaching...

Monday, Jun 1, 2015

Third Man Sentenced in Colby Fire

Third Man Sentenced in Colby Fire

One of three men convicted of starting an illegal campfire that spread into the destructive Colby Fire in the hills above a San Gabriel Valley community was sentenced Monday to probation and ordered to pay part...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

LIST: Largest California Wildfires

LIST: Largest California Wildfires

This list shows the locations of California's 10 largest wildfires.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014

Evacuations Ordered in 1,600 Acre Fire

Evacuations Ordered in 1,600 Acre Fire

Mandatory evacuations were ordered for a canyon area in the path of a 1,600 acre brush fire in Silverado Canyon, Orange County Sheriff's officials said.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Crews Make Gains on 2 Calif. Wildfires

Crews Make Gains on 2 Calif. Wildfires

Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, The Associated Press reported. The fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento, which forced the evacuation of more...

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes

A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, The Associated Press reported. However, the fire in the Sierra Nevada...

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Proposal Calls for Firefighting Funds Before Dry Summer

Proposal Calls for Firefighting Funds Before Dry Summer

Funding for agencies to fight destructive wildfires like the fires that destroyed homes and burned more than 30 square miles in California last week will be part of a 2015 budget proposals disccused Tuesday...

Saturday, May 17, 2014

MAP: Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

MAP: Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

Southern California's weekend forecast includes temperatures and humidity levels that might help firefighters contain fires north of San Diego.

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