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State, Federal Officials Sign Proclamation Supporting Fuel-Reduction Efforts Near Lake Tahoe

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.


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UPDATED: Junction Fire Holding Steady At 500 Acres

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.


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Local Firefighting Crews Being Sent To Fight Wildfire In Foothills Near Yosemite

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.


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Rim Fire Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Setting Fire In Stanislaus National Forest

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.


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Fire Burns Overnight At Stockton Warehouse

Fire crews are investigating an overnight fire in an auto warehouse.


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Fire Left To Burn At Abandoned Lodi Home

A fire that was raging Monday morning at an abandoned home in Lodi is being left to burn out on its own.


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Fire Near Winters Grows Quickly; Contained At 369 Acres

Firefighters are trying get a handle on a fire near Winters that has quickly grown to 150 acres.


View of the Eiler Fire in Lassen. (Source: Stanislaus Consolidated Fire)

Destructive Wildfires Blacken Parts Of California

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.


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California Boy Sets Himself On Fire In Online Dare

Authorities say a 16-year-old Southern California boy has suffered burns after setting himself on fire for an online dare.


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Fire Near Yosemite Did Not Advance Closer To Sequoia Grove Overnight

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.



Fire Burns At Electrical Substation In Modesto

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.


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Yosemite Fire 34% Contained, 50 Homes Remain Under Evacuation Orders

Fire crews are working to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.