Helicopter Transports Rock Climber After 40-Foot FallA rock climber was airlifted to the hospital after falling approximately 40 feet down a cliff in the Rock Quarry along N. Fork American River.
Authorities Say Preparation Is Key To Prevent Heat-Related IllnessTraining in the heat and proper fluids can prevent heat exhaustion.
49er Fire Was Once The Third Most Destructive, Now It's Not In Top 20On September 11, 1988 the 49er Fire started in Nevada County and quickly became the third most destructive fire in state history; now, it's not even in the top 20.
Environmental Group Questions Dozers Use To Fight WildfiresBulldozer drivers cut 305 miles (491 kilometers) of fire lines through scenic forest land last year in a desperate bid to stop a massive wildfire's advance on a Northern California city; an effort an environmentalist group said Thursday was largely ineffective.
McClellan Air Park Constantly Refueling Firefighting Aircraft With RetardantCalFire has dropped nearly 2 million gallons of fire retardant from McClellan Air Park this year. And they don't see any signs of slowing down.
Governor Brown Says 'Firefighting At Christmas' May Become Normal In California"This is the new normal," Gov. Jerry Brown warned Saturday after surveying damage from the deadly Ventura County fire that has caused the most destruction. "We're about ready to have firefighting at Christmas. This is very odd and unusual."
Cal Fire: Final Say On High-Fire Risk In The Hands Of Local Jurisdictions The Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa was leveled by the Tubbs Fire. Despite the destruction, the area isn't listed as a high fire danger area by the state or the city of Santa Rosa.
Evacuations Underway For Cherokee Fire In Butte CountyThe Cherokee fire started at approximately 9:45 PM according to Calfire, and quickly grew to over 500 acres within 90 minutes.
2 Homes Destroyed by Estate Fire North Of Vacaville Authorities say two homes and several other structures were destroyed in a small wildfire near Vacaville in Northern California.
Despite Cheating Investigation, Nearly 300 Cal Fire Captains Can Apply For PromotionsThe State Personnel Board decided to keep the test results because the cheating is believed to have involved only two employees.
Firefighters Battling Wildfire Near Valley SpringsThe Lombardi Fire grew to 15 acres as of Sunday Night.
Firefighters Make Progress On Fire Southeast Of San DiegoThe state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Sunday that an overnight rise in humidity allowed firefighters to advance on the blaze near Pio Pico RV Resort and Campground.
Wildfire Burning In Inyo And Mono Counties Chars About 7,000 AcresFour firefighters were injured battling a wind-driven wildfire that ravaged communities along the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada and destroyed 40 homes in an area that could see more wildfires as the state enters its fourth year of drought.
Marysville Severing Ties With Cal Fire After 17 Years In Cost-Cutting MoveThat direction will effectively end the agreement between the city and Cal Fire, which has staffed Marysville's fire station. The cost-cutting move has the city deciding it'll do better on its own.
King Fire Update: Blaze Encroaching On Highway 50 As Crews Fight To Keep It From JumpingEvacuees Maria and her husband Pancho say they’ll spend an extremely nervous night in a motel away from the Sly Park home they fear is in the King Fire’s path.