Homeowner Sued $25 million Over California WildfireThe federal government sued a homeowner for nearly $25 million on Thursday, contending his negligence sparked a 2013 fire in the mountains east of Los Angeles that forced 5,000 people from their homes.
Fires Torch Hundreds Of Acres Of Brush In Calveras County, Spare HomesA pair of wildfires torch hundreds of acres of land on Tuesday afternoon. The Pacheco Fire sparked just South of Valley Springs and spread to 350 acres by 7 p.m. Another fire started shortly after near Copperopolis.
Pacheco Fire In Calaveras County Burns Several Hundred AcresCrews are battling a quickly-growing wildfire in Calaveras County.
Forecasters: Wildfire Risk Remains High In California Throughout JulyForecasters say the threat of wildfires will remain high in Southern California and the Southwest this month because of persistent drought and because summer rains may not be as consistent as usual.
Wind Driving Brush Fire In Southern CaliforniaFirefighters are battling a wind-driven brush fire in the Agua Dulce area of northern Los Angeles County.
Suspicious Wildfire Burns Several Acres in Dillon BeachOfficials say a suspicious wildfire at Dillon Beach in Marin County burned five acres near homes and a popular campground before firefighters contained it.
Cal Fire: 86 Homes Destroyed In Wildfire In Amador And Calaveras CountiesHundreds of people rushing to escape a massive wildfire charging across the tinder-dry Sierra Nevada foothills said Saturday that they had to make wrenching decisions about what to save - pets, loved ones' ashes - and what to leave to possibly burn.
Wildfire Near Clearlake More Than Doubles In Size OvernightA wildfire near Clearlake exploded overnight, according to new numbers from Cal Fire.
Cal Fire Battling Growing Wildfire In Butte County, Evacuations OrderedFirefighters are battling a growing fire in Butte County Wednesday afternoon.
Southern California Wildfire 'Creeping And Smoldering'A fire in the Southern California mountains that threatens thousands of buildings was 40 percent contained on Friday — double the previous figure — as cooler weather helped slow the spread of the blaze.
Firefighters Working To Keep Wildfire Near Lake Tahoe From Approaching MarkleevilleThe Washington Fire burning near Lake Tahoe is five percent contained, up from zero percent containment Tuesday.
Fire Danger Prompts Fire Restrictions For Parts Of Stanislaus National ForestHigh fire danger has prompted the Forest Service to enact temporary fire restrictions in moderate and high-hazard areas of the Stanislaus National Forest to prevent wildfires.