Cautious Optimism In Fight Against Massive California BlazesFire officials are cautiously optimistic after dodging a major lightning storm, but they are pleading with residents to heed warnings and stay out of evacuation zones as three massive San Francisco Bay Area wildfires rage on, suffocating the region with smoky air.
Changing Weather Prompts More Fire Fears In Northern CaliforniaAn unwelcome change in the weather, with higher winds, temperatures and lightning that threatens to spark new wildfires was coming Sunday to parched Northern California, where firefighters have for nearly a week battled three huge “complexes” of fires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced tens of thousands to flee.
Sacramento Opens 2 Cleaner-Air Centers As Wildfire Smoke Continues To Cover RegionSacramento has opened two cleaner-air centers to help people with respiratory issues while the air is thick with smoke from wildfires burning across the region and state, city officials announced on Saturday.
In Just A Week, Wildfires Burn 1 Million Acres In CaliforniaFirefighters in California were racing to slow the spread of wildfires that burned nearly one million acres in a week and destroyed hundreds of homes as weekend weather threatened to spark new fires and overwhelm the state's firefighting ability.
'A Long Season To Go': Firefighters Pushed To Limits On Top Of PandemicAlready fighting several fires across the state, they’re also up against COVID-19.
Reinforcements Arriving To Help In Deadly California FiresFirefighters and aircraft from 10 states began arriving in California Friday to help weary crews battling some of the largest blazes in state history as weekend weather threatened to renew the advance of flames that have killed six people and incinerated hundreds of homes.
California Wildfires: Hundreds Of Blazes Scorched More Than Size Of Rhode IslandAlmost every firefighting resource in California is battling the hundreds of blazes the include two of the largest wildfires in the state's history, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday.
Wildfire Smoke Causes Dangerous Air Quality Levels In Sacramento RegionRegardless of where you live, you have probably seen the hazy skies and ash in the air.
'Everything Is Burned Down': Solano County Family Loses Home To LNU Lightning Complex FireThe deadly LNU Lightning Complex Fire has spread to five counties, destroying at least 480 structures and burning 215,000 acres.
Pilot Killed Fighting Wildfire Leaves Grieving FamilyThe helicopter pilot who died fighting one of hundreds of wildfires raging across California was making water drops over hilly, rugged terrain when his aircraft suddenly plunged to the ground, leaving behind a grieving family as authorities begin a painstaking effort to try to determine what caused the tragedy.
Where Are Cal Fire Resources Going?As we continue to hear from Cal Fire commanders that they are understaffed and need more resources, CBS13 is digging deeper into just where those resources are.
How To Create A 'Clean Room' At Home To Filter Out SmokeIf smoke levels in your area are unhealthy and are expected to stay that way for a while, rather than evacuate, experts recommend staying inside and creating a special space with less exposure to smoke, called a "Clean Room."
Pres. Trump Reiterates California Should Clean The Forests To Prevent WildfiresOn Thursday, as fast-moving wildfires destroyed homes and businesses Northern California, President Trump echoed a statement he made first in 2018: clean the forest floors.
Wildfires Burning Around California Prompt State Park ClosuresCalifornia State Parks issued full or partial closures for more than two dozen parks Wednesday.
LNU Lightning Complex Fire In Solano County: What You Need To KnowBy Wednesday evening, the LNU Lightning Complex Fire spread 124,100 acres, forcing thousands out of their homes.