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Applegate Fire Destroys At Least One ‘Nice Old House’ In Weimar, 80 Structures Threatened

Cal Fire officials say that firefighters are battling a total of five fires along eastbound Interstate 80.



Cal Fire Grounds Air Tanker Fleet As Investigation Into Yosemite Crash Continues

Cal Fire has grounded their tanker fleet as federal investigators continue their probe into Tuesday’s air tanker crash.


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Cal Fire: Firefighter Sustains ‘Significant Injury’ In King Fire Area

Officials confirm that a firefighter sustained a “significant injury” in the King Fire area Wednesday.



Crews Keep King Fire In Check Despite Winds

More than 7,000 firefighters in better-than-expected conditions managed to extend their lines around a huge and unwieldy wildfire that has threatened thousands of homes for well over a week and fouled the air in two states.


The King Fire burns in steep terrain

Reno Has Dense Smoke Advisory For Second Day In A Row

For the second day in a row, the National Weather Service has issued a “dense smoke advisory” for Reno and much of the Sierra’s eastern front as the smoky haze from a California wildfire nearly 100 miles away again pushed air quality into the unhealthy range.


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King Fire Grows To 89,574 Acres; 35 Percent Contained

Crews have nearly doubled containment of a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California, as they brace for dry heat and erratic winds that could undo their progress.


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Devastation Revealed As Crews Gain Ground On King Fire

As firefighters gain ground fighting the massive King Fire, it’s now becoming clearer how many families have lost everything.


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King Fire Smoke Grounds Firefighting Planes At Busy McClellan Airfield

On Wednesday alone, Cal Fire says it used more than 200,000 gallons of retardant. About 530,000 gallons of retardant have come out of McClellan Airfield.


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Cal Fire: Buildings In White Meadows Area Damaged By King Fire

Cal Fire confirms that some buildings in the King Fire area have been damaged or destroyed.


A Sacramento Police squad car up at the King Fire. Police from numerous departments throughout the area are giving mutual aid to the King Fire scene. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

King Fire Now At 76,376 Acres, 10% Containment

A wildfire that has driven some 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California is growing but not as substantially as in previous days.


The Boles Fire ripped through the town of Weed, destroying more than 100 homes. (Source: California Office of Emergency Services)

Officials: Wildfire In Weed Destroyed About 110 Homes

Officials now say a wildfire that ripped through a Northern California town destroyed about 110 homes and damaged another 90.


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Wildfire Near Pollock Pines Grows To 3,900 Acres Overnight

Firefighters are working to contain a growing fire near Pollock Pines that has prompted evacuations.