Fire Causing Smoky Air In Sacramento And Bay Area 90 Percent Contained

A fire that has been burning for more than a week about 100 miles north of San Francisco has destroyed nine homes and charred more than 39 square miles, one of 19 major fires burning in California.



UPDATE: Washington Fire Burns More Than 25 Square Miles Near Lake Tahoe; No containment

Wildfires are tearing through some drought-stricken areas of California. They include a massive blaze in a remote area and some smaller but dangerous fires. Here’s a look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them.


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Fire Burns Near Train Tracks In West Sacramento

Firefighters quickly doused a fire in West Sacramento that sent thick black smoke into the air during the morning commute.


Honda Motor Co. is recalling 304,000 vehicles globally for air-bags problems in some 2001-2003 models. (Honda)

U.S. Probes Jeep Cherokee Fire, Nissan Rogue Air Bag Trouble

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke or fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and air bags that didn’t inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues.


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King Fire Prompts Dense Smoke Advisory For Sierra

The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Smoke Advisory for an area stretching from north of Reno to south of Gardnerville and throughout Lake Tahoe.


The fire can be seen from Sentinel Dome Cam. (Credit: Yosemite Conservancy/NWS Sacramento)

Wildfire Sends Smoke Into Famed Yosemite Valley

Fire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park’s famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said.


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Fire Burns Building At Used Car Lot In Modesto

A large, two-alarm fire is burning at a used car lot in South Modesto, sending up thick clouds of smoke that can be seen for miles.


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Spurs-Timberwolves In Mexico Postponed Due To Smoke

MEXICO CITY (AP) The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed Wednesday night because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena. The matchup will be made up in Minnesota at […]

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Some Labor Day Vacationers Undeterred By Smoke From Wildfires

The wildfires burning in California are sending lots of smoke into the local air, causing breathing problems for some residents.


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Events Canceled As CA Wildfires Send Smoke To NV

Dense smoke from major California wildfires continues to pour into the Reno area, causing event cancellations to mount and local health officials to expand pollution warnings into Tuesday.


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Yosemite Smoke Fuels Red Air Quality Alert In Reno

Health officials in smoky Reno have raised the seriousness of an air quality alert to include the general population as a thick haze worsens from a massive wildfire burning more than 150 miles away at Yosemite National Park.