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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.

08/20/2014

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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.

08/13/2014

View of the Bald Fire in Lassen. (Source: U.S. Forest Service-Pacific Southwest Region, Fire & Aviation Management)

Northeast California Wildfire Destroys 8 Homes

A pair of wildfires burning without restraint about 8 miles apart in northeast California became the focus of state and federal firefighters Sunday as authorities reported that one of the blazes had destroyed eight homes and prompted the precautionary evacuation of a small long-term care hospital.

08/03/2014

View of the flames. (Credit: Sacramento Fire)

Crews Contain Grass Fire That Burned Near Cal Expo

Crews are battling a grass fire near Cal Expo Saturday afternoon.

08/02/2014

CAMP PENDLETON, CA - MAY 16:  The Las Pulgas Fire lights the night on May 16, 2014 at Camp Pendleton, California. The fire is one of three large wildfires on Camp Pendleton that have scorched more than 22,000 acres. Firefighters have been battling 11 wildfires in San Diego County this week, including the fires on the Marine base.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

AP Exclusive: Wildfire Citations Applied Unevenly

Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.

07/19/2014

Smoke's booking photo. (Credit: Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Cal Fire: Sacramento Man Sparked Shasta Co. Fire On Way To Illegal Pot Grow

A Sacramento man by the name of Freddie Alexander Smoke III has been arrested for starting the Bully Fire in Shasta County.

07/12/2014

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Hutto Fire Near Smartsville Fully Contained At 38 Acres

Several outbuildings were burned, but fire fighters managed to save homes from a vegetation fire burning near Smartsville in Nevada County.

07/08/2014

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Monticello Fire Jumps In Size, But Some Residents Staying Put

Thick smoke is spread across the sky. The fire lines on the ground are growing, but fierce flames are reaching high enough to touch tree-limbs.

07/05/2014

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Downed Power Pole Knocks Power Out To Hundreds In Dunnigan Area

Power is restored to some 700 customers who lost it last night around 11 p.m. Monday, says PG&E.

07/01/2014

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Cal Fire: Downed Power Lines Complicating Firefight Near Foresthill

Firefighters are having a tough time getting to the flames of a fire near Foresthill due to downed power lines, a Cal Fire official says.

06/25/2014

View of the fire and the smoke it is putting off. (Credit: Kern River Valley Fire Info/Richard Cayia Rowe)

Fire Near Bakersfield Prompts Hundreds To Evacuate

A smoky wildfire burning in southern California forced calls for the evacuation of some 500 homes, authorities said.

06/15/2014

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