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.
Fire crews are investigating an overnight fire in an auto warehouse.
A fire that was raging Monday morning at an abandoned home in Lodi is being left to burn out on its own.
Firefighters are trying get a handle on a fire near Winters that has quickly grown to 150 acres.
Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain – one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
Authorities say a 16-year-old Southern California boy has suffered burns after setting himself on fire for an online dare.
The section of a wildfire burning close to one of Yosemite National Park’s treasured giant sequoia groves died down and got no closer to the grove, park officials said Thursday morning.
Crews were called to a substation near Briggsmore and Claus around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say it appears the fire started when a spark ignited mineral oil, which is used to cool the capacitors at the substation.
Fire crews are working to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.