Winds, Dryness Raise Fire Concerns In Northern CaliforniaGusty winds, low humidity and drying vegetation will bring fire danger to a large swath of the Central Valley this week, forecasters said Wednesday.
'Have A Plan To Get Out': New Survey Shows Several Greater Sacramento-Area Cities Have High Fire RiskA new survey shows California's fire risk is growing, and several communities in the Greater Sacramento region are being singled out for the danger posed by wildfires.
These Are The Places With The Highest Wildfire Risk In The USForecasters say the West could be looking at a particularly bad wildfire year, as several destructive fires have already ignited well before the hottest, driest months
Northern California Crews Prepare For Wildfire Season After Destructive Orange County BlazeNorthern California Cal Fire crews are preparing for fire season, taking note of the wind-driven coastal fire in Southern California Wednesday.
Researchers Say Wildfires Must Be Allowed To Burn As California's Forests Filled With Excess FuelsOne UC Davis researcher says the majority of forest fires are put out before they reach 200 acres and around 60-80% of California's forest land has excess fuel due to centuries of fire suppression.
New Sacramento County Fire Station Being Built To Help Protect At-Risk Area During Fire SeasonWildfire prevention week is a reminder to be ready at the local and state levels, and that requires more resources.
Wildfire Preps, Training Happening For Eldorado National Forest And BeyondWildfire preparations are already underway, and in some cases, happening sooner than they ever have before due to an earlier start to the wildfire season in California.
New Air Quality Monitoring Station Operating In FolsomWith wildfire season looming, air quality will once again be a big concern, and one new facility in Folsom is monitoring that for the public.
'Learn To Burn' Program Teaches Placer County Landowners How To Use Controlled Burns To Combat Wildfires, DroughtA program in placer county is teaching landowners how to fight fire with fire.
PG&E Fire Victim Trust Parts Ways With Lobbyist Amid Sex ScandalA lobbyist hired to secure a state loan to help tens of thousands of victims of devastating California wildfires is leaving his job amid a sexual harassment scandal, it was announced Wednesday.
PG&E Agrees To Pay $55 Million For Dixie And Kincade Fires, Does Not Admit WrongdoingPacific Gas & Electric has agreed to pay more than $55 million to avoid criminal prosecution for two major wildfires started by aging Northern California power lines belonging to the nation’s largest utility, prosecutors announced Monday.