Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire that raced through a far Northern California town, damaging or destroying 100 homes and a church.
Cooler weather has slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
Officials say a wildfire in the back country of Yosemite National Park that forced the helicopter evacuation of 85 park visitors grew substantially overnight.
Four fires were intentionally set in the Roseville area in the last two months, all tied to the same firebug, say investigators.
A new wildfire on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes.
Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.
A family of five was sent scrambling from their South Sacramento home this morning because of a fire.
Evacuations have been ordered for the area west of 12th and North B streets in Sacramento as a precaution, following a propane tank explosion and fire at a nearby recycling facility.
Lake Tahoe is a crown jewel of the western landscape but is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change.
A wildfire that forced about 1,000 people from their homes in the foothills near Yosemite National Park held steady Tuesday as humidity and calmer winds aided the fight against the second blaze around the park in recent weeks.
Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.
The Northern California man charged with starting the largest wildfire in recorded history to sweep through the Sierra Nevada mountains has turned himself in to authorities.