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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 […]

07/10/2014

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.

07/06/2014

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.

07/06/2014

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.

07/05/2014

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Placer County Mobile Homes Damaged By Fire

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

07/04/2014

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.

07/04/2014

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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.

06/22/2014

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.

06/20/2014

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.

06/08/2014

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CHP Looks Into Allegations Of Firefighters Had Sex With Woman Later Stabbed To Death

The report, which is so far unsubstantiated, arose during the manhunt for Orville Fleming, a former state battalion chief and training officer who was arrested in connection with the death of the woman, a former escort who became his girlfriend.

05/30/2014

Fleming in court

Former Cal Fire Battalion Chief Does Not Enter Plea Again In Murder Case

A former Cal Fire battalion chief who allegedly killed his fiancee did not enter a plea in court on his second appearance before a judge on Tuesday. Instead, the murder case was continued until early July.

05/27/2014

CBS13

Murder Suspect Orville Fleming Hiding In Bushes For 16 Days Near Where Truck Was Found

Fleming, 55, had been on the run since May 1. Authorities accuse Fleming of brutally murdering his 26-year-old girlfriend Sarah Jane Douglas at a home the two shared in Elk Grove. Douglas was found brutally murdered and left face down on the floor, her family told CBS13.

05/16/2014

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