California Encourages Prescribed Burns To Counter WildfiresCalifornia is encouraging more use of fire to fight fire, such as when deliberately set burns were recently used to protect giant sequoias from a raging wildfire.
With PG&E Shutoffs Looming, Why Are Agencies Doing Prescribed Burns?The windy weather may leave thousands of PG&E customers in the dark, but some fire agencies still have controlled burns on the schedule.
Fire Crews Work To Prevent Fires Ahead Of Red Flag WeekendA four-alarm vegetation and brush fire in Fairfield fueled by high winds and rocky terrain forced the evacuation of 50 homes.
California Seeks Faster Forestry Approvals In Wildfire FightCalifornia wildland managers said Tuesday that they want to speed up logging and prescribed burns designed to slow wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years.
Government Shutdown Halts Controlled Burns On Federal Land After Trump Called For More Controlled BurnsThe timing comes on the heels of the Camp Fire, and with a big spotlight on future wildfire prevention.
Controlled Burn Near Sacramento Now Out Of ControlThe fire has been contained and air quality conditions should continue to slowly improve throughout the rest of the week.