California Highway Patrol video shows Anthony Rissone, 26, being hoisted to safety near the Emerald Pools area, not far from Emigrant Gap.
Fire crews took to the skies as soon as there was enough light to fly on Monday. They were worried what the afternoon weather changes could bring.
Four firefighters who were battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering from burns they suffered over the weekend.
Four firefighters battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering after being burned Sunday.
An injured hiker had to be rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter from the Emerald Pools area.
Fire authorities say a wildfire at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada has burned a little over 2 square miles of drought-stricken timber and not 6 square miles as it was reported.
As thick white smoke billows over Nevada County, an intense firefight continues in this steep terrain.
A new report out of Nevada County paints a grim picture for the fire season, warning that homeless campers could create the perfect storm for a catastrophic wildfire.
He says Cal Fire could do much more to help prevent a devastating blaze. He says for four years, the state has forced many property owners throughout California to pay $117 per year for a state fire prevention fee.
Many large insurance companies have stopped taking on new policies in some counties including Nevada County and other foothill areas, because of the number of homes in high fire-risk areas.
He was so good in college almost 50 years ago that he was eventually inducted into the hall of fame at Chico State for track and field. Since then, he’s had a long and decorated running career.
The Nevada County wedding industry knew it would take a hit when the board voted to limit the number of outdoor events, but they never expected it to happen this fast.