A fire east of Angels Camp forced some residents to evacuate in rural Calaveras County Sunday afternoon.
Cal Fire crews are responding to a fire in the El Dorado County community of Diamond Springs.
Three children are recovering at the UC Davis burn center after a fire erupted inside the SUV they were riding in.
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.
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.
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.
Winds haven’t reappeared in San Diego County wildfire areas and authorities say it’s a window of opportunity to make gains against flames that have scorched thousands of acres and destroyed homes.
Cal Fire’s Daniel Berlant says this fire is a warning for all Californians this year. “Conditions here in our area are just as dry as they are in Southern California,” Berlant said.
Wanted murder suspect Orville Fleming is no longer an employee of Cal Fire, officials tell CBS13.
In their new wanted posted for murder suspect Orville Fleming, Sacramento County Sheriff’s officials are warning that he is possibly armed and has access to Cal Fire areas across the state.
A firefighter turned murder suspect is on the loose, possibly armed with a number of weapons, after police say he killed his fiancee. Now sheriff’s department investigators believe he could be out of the state.
Authorities say that the woman found murdered inside her Sacramento County home Thursday morning was stabbed.