CALFIRE: Spring Storms Create Perfect Time To Prepare For Wildfires Storms are headed to the Sacramento area and local firefighters say this is the perfect time to make sure you and your family are prepared for wildfires.
Lessons Learned In the 30 Years Since The 49er FireThirty years ago veteran firefighters had never seen anything like the 49er Fire, a wildfire started by a mentally-ill transient burning toilet paper.
100 Feet Of Defensible Space Is The Law. What Does That Mean?California law requires homeowners to maintain 100 feet of defensible space around homes and structures to increase you home's chance of withstanding a wildfire.
National Guard To Help Protect California Towns From FiresCalifornia is calling in the National Guard for the first time next month to help protect communities from devastating fires like the one that largely destroyed the city of Paradise last fall.
California Seeks Faster Forestry Approvals In Wildfire FightCalifornia wildland managers said Tuesday that they want to speed up logging and prescribed burns designed to slow wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years.
Camp Fire In Butte County Finally ContainedA massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday.
THE LATEST: Camp Fire Grows To 117,000 Acres, 42 Confirmed DeadMore than 220 people remain unaccounted for as whipping winds and tinder-dry conditions threaten more areas through the rest of the week.
California Granted Direct Federal Assistance To Battle Fires Across The StateThe federal assistance includes air assets, shelter supplies, and water for evacuated residents.
Butte County Schools Closed Until After Thanksgiving Due To Camp FireWith the Camp Fire still raging, Butte County school officials have decided to close all public schools until at least after the Thanksgiving break.
Camp Fire Grew So Fast Firefighters Had To Shift From Attacking Flames To Helping People EvacuateOnly a day after it began, the Camp Fire near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 110 square miles.
Cal Fire Firefighter School Readmits Dismissed CadetsAuthorities say most of the 17 California state firefighter cadets fired for drinking during training will be reinstated.
Nevada, Placer & Yuba Counties Looking For Volunteers To Spot WildfiresVolunteers are being sought to serve at mountaintop fire lookout towers in Nevada, Placer and Yuba Counties.
Cal Fire Is Burning Through Their Budget, With Months Of The Fire Season LeftThe wildfire budget is nearly drained for the fiscal year with months still left in the season.
Cal Fire Requests $234M More In Funding After Burning Through BudgetThe California agency that fights wildfires says it's about to exceed its budget and needs $234 million more.
Long Wildfire Season Leaves Cal Fire With Pilot ShortageCalifornia’s deadly wildfire season is creating a shortage of pilots for Calfire and is causing the agency to ground some aircraft.