Report: Cal Fire Only Fined 4 Percent Of Fire Safety Violations In Last Fiscal YearCalifornia's firefighting agency has increased its warnings to thousands of property owners who aren't doing enough to protect their homes by clearing brush and other flammable materials. But it rarely puts any muscle behind the threats.
Threat Of El Nino Has Fire Crews Ready To Defend Burn Scars Against MudslidesScientists are projecting that it could be one of the strongest on record, and potentially bring heavy rains to Northern California from January through March.
Butte, Valley Fires Nearly Under Full ControlFire officials say two of the state's more destructive wildfires in recent memory are expected to be out by next week.
Valley Fire Serves As Reminder That Wildfire Devastation Isn't Isolated To ForestsAny home near dry vegetation is at risk for fire, but Cal Fire maps show a higher risk in some areas, and not just in forested areas.
Middletown Couple Finds Wedding Ring Thought Lost In Valley FireA couple who lost their home in the Valley Fire salvaged at least one precious item in the aftermath.
Bodies Found In Burn Area Of Valley Fire Believed To Be Missing MenThe bodies of two men reported missing within the burn area of the Valley Fire are believed to have been found, authorities say.
Authorities: Person Killed In Butte FireAuthorities say a person has died in the Butte Fire.
Butte Fire Grows To 71,063 Acres, 30% ContainedThe fire burning in Amador and Calaveras counties continues to grow, but so does containment.
Valley Fire Evacuees Overwhelmed By Donations, Worry About Fate Of HomesFood, clothes and blankets – donations are piling up and getting put to use by those most in need. It's a rapid response for the hundreds left homeless by the Valley Fire.
Some Lake County Residents Refuse To Leave, Despite Evacuation OrdersThe people in one community hit by the Valley Fire are showing they are resilient, their toughness is on display as they take on the fight of their lives.
Containment Of Butte Fire At 25%, Difficult Terrain Remains A ProblemThe fire burning in Amador and Calaveras counties continues to grow, but so does containment.
Butte Fire Evacuees Return Home And Find Nothing But DestructionThe Butte Fire continues to rage, but it's already left its mark - thousands of acres of torched land and more than 80 homes destroyed.