Cal Fire says low snowfall combined with the dry, windy conditions means there’s a higher risk of fire.
Fire officials say a wildfire that had come close to some homes in the Calaveras County community of Mountain Ranch is now 40 percent contained.
inds directed a 20-square-mile fire toward already charred land in California, authorities said Tuesday, but the blaze remained a threat to 650 homes and 200 homes were under evacuation orders.
A fast-moving wildfire on Southern California national forest land has partially shut down Interstate 15 on the north side of Cajon Pass and evacuations have been ordered for parts of the nearby community of Oak Hills.
About 100 people have been ordered to leave their homes as a wildfire burns outside Yosemite National Park, fire officials said Sunday.
Solano County fire crews are responding to a major grass fire that flared up near Fairfield late Saturday afternoon.
A wildfire burning outside Yosemite National Park is keeping a main highway closed, with no word when the roadway will be open again.
The main highway into Yosemite National Park remains closed as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire outside of the park.
A stretch of highway leading into one of the main entrances into Yosemite National Park was closed Thursday as a wildfire burned through a rugged area of heavy brush and timber outside the park.
Light winds and a break from the usual summer heat are helping fire crews gain control of an 83-acre wildfire that forced the temporary evacuation of three homes in the Sierra foothills of Northern California.
Fire crews continue to battle an 80 acre wildfire burning in the hills above San Andreas.
Thirty aircraft are dropping water and retardant in a battle to tame a 12,500-acre California wildfire crackling through bush and brush on a remote American Indian reservation in northeast San Diego County.