PG&E Says Public Safety Power Shutoffs Won’t Be As Bad This YearPacific Gas and Electric is telling people to get ready for Public Safety Power Shutoffs, but promising this year won’t be as bad.
Liberty Fire Near Galt 80% Contained At 89 AcresCal Fire firefighters have gained significant ground on an 89-acre vegetation fire that started near Galt on Wednesday.
Walker Fire In Calaveras County Grows To 1,100 Acres; 35% ContainedA wildfire in Calaveras County has grown to nearly 2 square miles acres, Cal Fire said Wednesday.
4 Homes Destroyed In 95-Acre Wildfire Near OrovilleA wildfire prompted evacuation orders in Butte County near Oroville early Wednesday afternoon.
Fire Concerns Increase As Temperatures Climb Into Record TerritoryRecord high temperatures are raising the fire risk in Sacramento County. There have been three in just the past 24 hours.
California Begins Preparations For Wildfire Season Amid Coronavirus PandemicWildfire Preparedness Week started Monday, but this year getting ready for the annual challenge of battling large blazes takes on a whole new meaning.
Financial Tug-Of-War Emerges Over Fire Victims' SettlementA financial tug-of-war is emerging over the $13.5 billion that the nation's largest utility has agreed to pay to victims of recent California wildfires, as government agencies jockey for more than half the money to cover the costs of their response to the catastrophes.
Tree-Thinning Projects To Prevent California Wildfires May Be Approved FasterCalifornia regulators have streamlined the state's permit process to make it faster to approve tree-thinning projects intended to slow wildfires.
California Eases Way For Land Clearing To Prevent WildfiresCalifornia regulators said Tuesday that they have streamlined the state's permit process to make it faster to approve tree-thinning projects designed to slow massive wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years.
Pres. Trump, Gov. Newsom In War Of Words Over California WildfiresAs firefighters work on getting the wildfires burning across the state under control, President Donald Trump is taking aim at Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Mother Nature Gives Kincade Firefighters A Reprieve; Strong Wind Storm Loses IntensityA high wind advisory was cancelled for the North Bay hills early Wednesday, a hopeful sign that the nearly 5,000 firefighters battling the Kincade Fire can gain an even stronger foothold on the blaze that has grown to 76,825 acres and destroyed 94 homes.
Why Did It Take PG&E 10 Hours To Inspect Transmission Line That Failed Near Origin Of Kincade Fire?PG&E said they did immediately dispatch an employee to the scene, but the employee could not access the tower due to the active fire scene.
Fast-Moving Grass Fire Forces Evacuations Near Geyserville In Sonoma CountyA fast-moving grass fire is burning in Sonoma County and has forced evacuations in the area, Sonoma County officials said Wednesday evening.
California Adopts 22 New Laws Addressing Wildfire DangerCalifornia is adopting nearly two dozen new laws aimed at preventing and fighting the devastating wildfires.
Wildfire In Rural Amador County 100% ContainedA small wildfire that prompted some evacuation orders in rural Amador County on Wednesday is now 100% contained.