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View of the Sand Fire. (Source: CHP Placerville)

Sand Fire: 13 Homes Destroyed, Containment Grows To 65 Percent

Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.


View of the Sandridge Fire from E16 (Mt. Aukum Road) at Bertone Drive. (Source: CHP Placerville)

More Evacuations Ordered As Sand Fire Rages On

Cal Fire officials have announced new evacuations after the Sand Fire raging in Amador and El Dorado counties nearly tripled in size Saturday.


Smoke's booking photo. (Credit: Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Cal Fire: Sacramento Man Sparked Shasta Co. Fire On Way To Illegal Pot Grow

A Sacramento man by the name of Freddie Alexander Smoke III has been arrested for starting the Bully Fire in Shasta County.


A viewer sent this photo of a helicopter carrying water to the Bible Fire. Credit:  Cecilia Kavanaugh

Bible Fire Scorches 30 Acres

Cal Fire crews and El Dorado County firefighters battled a grass fire that burned 30 acres of brush Wednesday afternoon. The so-called Bible Fire began at 2:34 p.m., along Mt. Aukum Road, near Pioneer Bible […]


monticello fire

Monticello Fire Evacuations Lifted, But Challenges Still Ahead For Firefighters

Fire crews were able to make some progress Sunday despite the challenges they faced. Temperatures reached the triple digits and the wind continued to blow embers.


View of the Monticello Fire Friday night. (Credit: Gary Simmons)

Evacuations Lifted For Monticello Fire

A rural fire in Northern California raged throughout the night, challenging firefighters Sunday with rising temperatures and the threat of shifting winds, officials said.


View of the Monticello Fire Friday night. (Credit: Gary Simmons)

Fire Along Southeast Shore Of Lake Berryessa Prompts Evacuations

Evacuations have been ordered after a fire along the southeast shore of Lake Berryessa.


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Placer County Mobile Homes Damaged By Fire

Several mobile homes have been destroyed by a grass fire in Placer County.


Airtanker dropping on the Butts Fire in Napa County. (Source: Daniel Berlant)

Containment Of Butts Fire Grows

Crews are gaining ground on the wildfire burning out in Napa County.



Fire South Of San Andreas Forced Some Evacuations

A fire east of Angels Camp forced some residents to evacuate in rural Calaveras County Sunday afternoon.


Scene of the fire in Diamond Springs. (Credit: CHP)

Cal Fire Crews Responding To Fire In Diamond Springs

Cal Fire crews are responding to a fire in the El Dorado County community of Diamond Springs.


injured in car fire

3 Children Critically Burned In Car Fire Near Oroville

Three children are recovering at the UC Davis burn center after a fire erupted inside the SUV they were riding in.