Smoke from the the fire. (Credit: Sequoia National Park)

Wildfire That Forced Evacuation Of Campgrounds Near Fresno Fully Contained

Authorities say they have fully contained a Central California wildfire that sent several hundred campers home.



Wildfire Near California-Nevada Line Destroys 40 Homes

Fire officials in California say 40 homes have been destroyed in a wind-driven wildfire that has charred more than 10 square miles of land near the Nevada state line.


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Camino Nursery Helps Regrow California Forest Trees Lost To Wildfires

It starts with tiny sugar pine seedlings that will one day blossom and be placed back on the once charred land. The U.S. Forest Service raises more than 3 million trees each year to replace area hit hard by massive wildfires.


Madera County sheriff says the man confessed to burning a deer carcass to get rid of the smell on a property near Oakhurst where he was doing work. (Photo by Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Admits To Accidentally Setting Courtney Fire Near Oakhurst

Madera County sheriff says the man confessed to burning a deer carcass to get rid of the smell on a property near Oakhurst where he was doing work.



Crews Keep King Fire In Check Despite Winds

More than 7,000 firefighters in better-than-expected conditions managed to extend their lines around a huge and unwieldy wildfire that has threatened thousands of homes for well over a week and fouled the air in two states.


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Homeowners Anxious As King Fire Continues To Burn

Hundreds of homes remained threatened by the King Fire burning near Pollock Pines Sunday night.


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Wildfire Northeast Of Redding Threatening 107 Homes

A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California is threatening more than 100 homes, at least some of which are under mandatory evacuation orders.


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

Yosemite Blaze Prompts Evacuation Of 100 Visitors

About 100 Yosemite National Park visitors were evacuated by helicopter Sunday when a wildfire that started weeks ago in the park’s backcountry grew unexpectedly to at least 700 acres, officials said.


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Fast-Moving Fire East Of Mariposa Forces Evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire east of Mariposa has forced evacuations of in the Ponderosa Basin area Friday afternoon.


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Warmer Weather Expected Around Far Northern California Wildfire

Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.


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Wildfire Near Yosemite Ebbs, Some Evacuees Return

A wildfire that surged early and gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned.


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Lightning-Sparked Wildfire In Siskiyou County Burning Out Of Control

A lightning-sparked wildfire in a Northern California forest is continuing to burn out of control, though crews are expecting some help from the weather.