Federal forest ecologists say that historic policies of fire suppression to protect Sierra timber interests left a century’s worth of fuel in the fire’s path. Two years of drought and a constant slow warming across the Sierra Nevada also worked to turn the Rim Fire into an inferno.
A memorial was held Sunday for the three murder victims found in a burned out car in Butte County.
The bodies were discovered a week ago in Magalia inside a burning car. Deputies say the three people came from the Sacramento to meet Clark for reasons the investigators won’t reveal.
The makers of Banana Boat sunscreen announced on Friday that they are voluntarily recalling an entire line of aerosol sunscreens over the risk that they could catch fire after being applied to a person’s skin.
A 6-year-old girl in Woodland was burned Wednesday night while playing with fireworks, say police.
Police say a man went on a rampage, started fires inside of his home and even tried to burn his own mother alive.