The drier winter has Cal Fire gearing up for a busy fire season in Northern California, preparing for the firefight a lot earlier than usual.
Cal Fire says it’s a highly successful program that helps prevent forest fires. But we’ve uncovered documents showing tens of thousands of dollars have gone into the pocket of just one politician. And, yes, you’re paying for it.
Ice on the roadway triggered a massive 60-vehicle accident in freezing weather on Interstate 5 in Siskiyou County on Tuesday night.
A wildfire burning near Somerset in El Dorado County briefly prompted voluntary evacuations on Tuesday but was under control by evening.
A wildfire had spread to 3,200 acres in a remote area of Colusa County on Wednesday, one day after it started.
A hillside fire off of I-80 is 50 percent contained after burning about 50 acres.
The Ponderosa Fire has destroyed 50 homes, charred 38 square miles and nearly torched a CBS13 reporter on Wednesday.
Residents in the area of Pilot Hill in El Dorado County can breathe easy again after firefighters announced Thursday they fully contained the Salmon Fire.
Fire officials were bracing for the possibility of lightning-sparked fires across a wide area of Northern California as a number of thunderstorms move into the region.
A 28-year-old Sacramento man was arrested on Friday and charged with causing the Robbers Fire that has burned more than 2,600 acres in rural Placer County.
The Robbers Fire has made a significant run on Thursday because of the extremely high temperatures, and strike teams are on order for structure protection.
Massive firestorms swallowing up forestland and homes by the hundreds are sometimes called super fires, and Northern California could be seeing them in the near future.
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