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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Oct 10, 2017

Barrage of Water Drops Helps Slow 7,500-Acre Wildfire

Barrage of Water Drops Helps Slow 7,500-Acre Wildfire

Water-dropping helicopters attacked a fast-moving brush fire overnight that spread quickly Monday into an Anaheim Hills neighborhood, destroying homes during a devastating day of wildfires in California.

Jul 6, 2018

Map: See Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

Map: See Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

This map displays fire information collected by CALFIRE, the state firefighting agency. Click on each location for more information, including containment figures and the size of the fire.

Jul 20, 2017

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Spreads to 75 Square Miles

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Spreads to 75 Square Miles

A surging wildfire raced through California mountains and foothills west of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, forcing thousands to flee tiny, Gold Rush-era towns, destroying 29 structures and wafting a smoky...

Jul 19, 2017

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Threatens 1,500 Structures

Wildfire Burning Near Yosemite Threatens 1,500 Structures

A blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park is threatening 1,500 structures and forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes as it rages toward a historic Gold Rush era town.

Jul 13, 2017

Fire Scorches 20 Acres in Newhall

Fire Scorches 20 Acres in Newhall

A fire that quickly went to three alarms scorched about 20 acres of brush, burned an outbuilding and threatened a number of other structures in the Newhall Pass area Thursday afternoon.

Jul 13, 2017

Nearly All Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted in California

Nearly All Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted in California

Nearly all evacuation orders have been called off for three major fires across California as dozens of wildfires throughout the West were coming under control.

Jul 12, 2017
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Northern California Wildfire Blazes Path of Destruction

A wildfire that began Friday July 7, 2017 in the grassy foothills of the Sierra...View gallery

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Jul 11, 2017
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Wildfire Burns Thousands of Acres in Santa Barbara County

The Whittier and Alamo fires in Santa Barbara County were two of several major...View gallery

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Jul 10, 2017

Thousands Evacuated Due to 14 Large Wildfires

Thousands Evacuated Due to 14 Large Wildfires

Major wildfires in California, including one that tore through a Boy Scouts camp in Santa Barbara County, have forced nearly 8,000 people out of their homes during a weekend of hot and dry conditions.

Jun 30, 2017

CA Wildfires Have Burned Nearly 30,000 Acres This Year

CA Wildfires Have Burned Nearly 30,000 Acres This Year

Wildfires in California have already burned 30,000 acres this year with more severe conditions expected later this season. California has so far not had the type of monster fires that have destroyed hundreds or...

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