'Every Acre Can, And Will, Burn Someday In This State': Caldor Fire Approaches Tahoe
'No Sign That It’s Starting To Slow Down': South Lake Tahoe Residents Ordered To Leave As Caldor Fire AdvancesPeople were told to flee from a long section of the Lake Tahoe shoreline Monday as a huge forest fire threatened to push into the resort region straddling California and Nevada.
Lake Tahoe’s Air Quality Now Worst In US At The Moment Due To Wildfire SmokeThe air around Lake Tahoe and Reno is thick with brown smoke this week, and the region is experiencing the worst air quality in the country by far, as the Caldor Fire torches its way through the Eldorado National Forest.
Tree Trimming Companies Also Hit By Labor ShortageA lot of people are doing whatever they can to protect their homes in what has been a historic fire season, but finding a company to do the work may be challenging.
Beckwourth Complex Fire Grows to 89,748 Acres, Containment Now At 23%Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the U.S. West and struggling to contain wildfires, the largest burning in California and Oregon, as another heat wave baked the region, straining power grids.
Wildfires Continue To Threaten Homes In Far Northern California As July Fourth Danger LoomsWildfires fueled by bone-dry brush and timber surged through Northern California forests on Friday, burning several homes and forcing thousands to flee mountain communities even as authorities prepared for a hot, crowded Fourth of July weekend that could bring the threat of new blazes.
Many ‘Hotshot’ Firefighters Who Lead Attacks Against California Wildfires Are QuittingThe pay discrepancy between federal hotshots, most of whom are employed by the US Forest Service, and firefighters for other jurisdictions is staggering.
Report: California Encourages Rebuilding In Fire-Prone AreasCalifornia state and local officials are encouraging rebuilding in areas destroyed by wildfires at a time when people should be redirected away from those areas if the state wants to reduce the economic and human impact of increasingly destructive wildfires, according to a report published Thursday.
Ashes From BBQ Possible Cause Of Sonora Fire That Prompted Some EvacuationsAuthorities say a fire that prompted some evacuations in Sonora over the weekend looks like it was possibly caused by someone who didn’t dispose of BBQ ashes properly.
California Wildfires Have Already Burned 5x More Land Than Last Year — And Drought Conditions Could Make Things WorseWildfires have burned roughly 14,000 acres in California this year as a deepening drought grips the Southwest -- more than five times the acreage charred by the same time last year.
1800-Acres Grass Fire Contained In Rural Yolo CountyCrews have contained a grass fire that has burned 1,800 acres in rural Yolo County.