Firefighting Agencies Prep For Intense Fire ConditionsA red flag warning has been issued from Monday at 11 a.m. through Tuesday at 8 p.m., putting not only the community on alert but firefighting resources as well. Ground crews and airplanes are prepping for the hot day ahead.
Danger In The Dark? Wildfires Are Becoming More Difficult To Fight At NightDuring aggressive wildland blazes, firefighters favor overnight hours because low temperatures and weaker winds help to battle the blaze, but now, one Colorado research institute says that’s no longer the case.
Nevada County Rushes To Remove Downed Trees Before Wildfire SeasonOfficials are warning the fire season could be even worse than expected if those trees-turned-kindlings aren’t removed soon.
Fire Off Airport Road In Inyo County Is 100% CountainedWhat's been termed the Airport Fire east of Bishop in Inyo County is 100 percent contained, said Cal Fire.
Fire In Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks Contained After Three MonthsNational Park Service declared the KNP Complex 100 percent contained after rainfall
California Boosts Resources Ahead Of Another Potentially Dangerous Wildfire SeasonAnother potentially dangerous fire season is ahead in California, and the state is adding more resources to the frontlines.
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.
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.
Camp Fire Searchers Race To Find Remains As Rains Close InWhile the predicted downpours could help tamp down blazes that have killed 76 people so far, they also could wash away telltale fragments of bone, or turn loose, dry ash into a thick paste that would frustrate the search.
Paradise Nurse Helps Save Lives, Narrowly Escaping HospitalA Paradise nurse and dozens of hospital personnel stay behind to help evacuate hospital only to be trapped later by a wall of flames.
Deadly Camp Fire Leveled Paradise In Less Than a DayMost of its buildings are in ruin. Entire neighborhoods are leveled. The business district is destroyed.
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.
Delta Fire Leaves Truckers Stranded After Interstate 5 ClosureAccidents on the 60-mile detour around the interstate have brought traffic to a halt.
California Air National Guard Drones Helping FirefightersAs thousands of firefighters descend on the wildfires spreading across California, they are getting high-tech help from state government drones flying high above them.
Governor Brown Pledges Any Resources Needed For FiresJust a month into the budget year, the state has already spent one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $130 million.