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Winter Fire Risk

Low Snowfall, Windy Conditions Contributing To High Fire Danger

Cal Fire says low snowfall combined with the dry, windy conditions means there’s a higher risk of fire.

01/04/2012

Calaveras County Fire

Calaveras County Fire’s Progress Halted

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.

09/07/2011

A damaged helicopter sits as a large wildfire burns to the southwest of Tehachapi, Calif. on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. A single-engine Cessna 210 went down in Blackburn Canyon near the small community of Tehachapi, sparking a raging brush fire that sent up a huge plume of smoke visible for miles around, according to Kern County fire department spokesman Cary Wright. (AP Photo/Dave Mills)

Favorable Wind Helps In Fight Against SoCal Wildfire

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.

09/06/2011

Aerial footage shows a wildfire in Cajon Pass near Victorville slowly advancing on Interstate 15.

Wildfire Disrupts SoCal Interstate

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.

09/02/2011

The Motor Fire in Yosemite continues to burn.

About 100 Evacuated Ahead Of Yosemite Fire

About 100 people have been ordered to leave their homes as a wildfire burns outside Yosemite National Park, fire officials said Sunday.

08/28/2011

A fire line creeps over hills near Lagoon Valley Lake. (Credit: Kathy Castillo)

8-Alarm Brush Fire Burns Near Fairfield

Solano County fire crews are responding to a major grass fire that flared up near Fairfield late Saturday afternoon.

08/27/2011

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (Photo provided by CBS13 Viewer)

Highway 140 Near Yosemite Still Closed

A wildfire burning outside Yosemite National Park is keeping a main highway closed, with no word when the roadway will be open again.

08/27/2011

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (Photo provided by CBS13 Viewer)

Yosemite Highway Remains Closed As Fire Rages

The main highway into Yosemite National Park remains closed as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire outside of the park.

08/26/2011

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (Photo provided by CBS13 Viewer)

Yosemite Fire Closes Highway 140

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.

08/25/2011

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Crews Gaining Control Of Calaveras County Fire

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.

07/27/2011

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Wildfire In Calaveras County Grows To 80 Acres

Fire crews continue to battle an 80 acre wildfire burning in the hills above San Andreas.

CBS13/CW31–07/26/2011

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California Wildfire Battle Intensifies In Air And Ground

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.

07/25/2011

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