CLEARLAKE, CA - AUGUST 03:  Flames from a backfire operation burn through a grove of trees as firefighters try to head off the Rocky Fire on August 3, 2015 near Clearlake, California. Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has burned over 60,000 acres has forced the evacuation of 12,000 residents in Lake County. The fire is currently 12 percent contained and has destroyed at least 14 homes. 6,300 homes are threatened by the fast moving  blaze.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rocky Fire Grows To 65,000 Acres, Containment Holds At 12 Percent

Cal Fire is now saying that the wildfire burning near Clearlake has burned 65,000 acres as of Tuesday morning.

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LOWER LAKE, CA - JULY 31:  Cal Fire firefighter Johnny Miller monitors flames from the Rocky Fire as it approaches a home on July 31, 2015 in Lower Lake, California. Over 900 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that erupted to over 15,000 acres since it started on Wednesday afternoon. The fire is currently five percent contained and has destroyed 3 homes.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Firefighters More Than Double Containment Of Rocky Fire

Fire officials say a massive blaze raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco spread overnight covering more drought-stricken ground.


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No Structures Destroyed By Rocky Fire On Sunday

Fire officials say a massive fire in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco has destroyed dozens of homes and buildings and is threatening thousands more.


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Fire Near Clearlake Grows To 27,000 Acres; 24 Homes Destroyed

Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.



Orville Fleming Sentenced To 16 Years To Life For Slaying Of Girlfriend

A former California fire battalion chief faces sentencing in the slaying of his girlfriend.


Smoke filled valley's in Lake County as the Rocky Fire continues to burn. (Credit: Sean Bennett/CBS13)

Fire Near Clearlake Grows To 15,000 Acres, 3 Structures Burned

A fast-spreading wildfire near Clearlake grew overnight, charring 21 square miles and torching a third home.


View of the Rocky Fire Wednesday. (Credit: Cal Fire)

Wildfire Near Clearlake More Than Doubles In Size Overnight

A wildfire near Clearlake exploded overnight, according to new numbers from Cal Fire.


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Cal Fire Battling Growing Wildfire In Butte County, Evacuations Ordered

Firefighters are battling a growing fire in Butte County Wednesday afternoon.



Crews Stop Spread Of Wragg Fire After It Jumped Containment Line

A wildfire east of California’s Napa Valley has now charred more than 11 square miles after it jumped a containment line in rugged, steeped terrain that was baking in triple digit temperatures.



U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Seriously Burned While Fighting Lowell Fire

Four firefighters battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering after being burned Sunday.



Cal Fire: 4 Firefighters Burned While Fighting Lowell Fire

Fire authorities say a wildfire at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada has burned a little over 2 square miles of drought-stricken timber and not 6 square miles as it was reported.



Lowell Fire Prompts Evacuations In Nevada County

As thick white smoke billows over Nevada County, an intense firefight continues in this steep terrain.