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.
Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crews gained enough ground on other blazes across the West to allow hundreds of people to return to their homes.
Eager Sacramento Metro Fire recruits have crossed the finish line into a new career.
Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot.
Fire crews are investigating what caused a propane tank to explode and cause a fire at an Auburn home overnight.
Rain falling in the Sierra Nevada is a welcome relief for crews trying to snuff out a wildfire on the edge of Reno. But it’s also bringing new challenges in the steep, slippery, canyons prone to landslides northeast of Lake Tahoe.
A large fire that broke out at a San Jose land fill is under control but is spewing huge plumes of smoke and burning through fuel.
Sacramento firefighters are calling a South Sacramento father a hero after an early morning fire.
Two people were critically injured by an explosion at a Rancho Cordova apartment on Wednesday night. Firefighters say the people were burned when the blast occurred in the ground floor apartment at 10531 Mills Tower Drive.
Scores of retired New York City police officers, firefighters and prison guards were charged Tuesday with faking psychiatric problems to get federal disability benefits — with some falsely claiming their conditions arose after the Sept. 11 attacks, prosecutors said.
Fire crews battled a fire at a vacant two-story building in West Sacramento on Monday.