50-Acre Fire Prompts Evacuation Warning For Part Of Browns ValleyFirefighters are battling a 25-acre vegetation fire in Yuba County that has now prompted an Evacuation Warning for one area.
NWS Sacramento Says It's Odd To See Back-To-Back Weekends Of Red Flag Warnings In Early May“We’re seeing our fuels, which are things like the grasses and things that can burn, are at record level dryness,” said Eric Kurth, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Sacramento. “We’re seeing more of what we expect to see in June or maybe early July.”
Red Flag Warning Extended Through Tuesday For Sacramento ValleyBreezy winds and dry conditions have extended this weekend's Red Flag Warning through Tuesday evening for the western portions of the Sacramento Valley, Delta and Coastal Range.
Firefighters Busy Across The Region As Red Flag Warning Conditions Fuel FiresSaturday was a busy day for firefighters, especially in the Elk Grove area. The Cosumnes Fire Department battled multiple fires in a matter of hours. The weekend's weather helped stretch their resources thin.
Crews Battle Multiple Fires Around Sacramento Area As Red Flag Warning In EffectCrews battled multiple fires around the Sacramento area on Saturday amid a Red Flag Warning that is in effect through Monday evening.
California Wildfire Victims See Little Payout From SettlementA trust approved by a federal judge to help compensate victims of deadly California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment paid survivors just $7 million while racking up $51 million in overhead in its first year of operation, KQED News reported.
Giant Sequoia Found Still Smoldering From 2020 California WildfireA giant sequoia has been found smoldering and smoking in a part of Sequoia National Park that burned in one of California's huge wildfires last year, the National Park Service said Wednesday.
Grass Fire Off Baseline Road In Placer County Stopped At 6.5 AcresFirefighters battled a grass fire in rural Placer County near Roseville on Tuesday morning.
Vegetation Fire Burns 14 Acres At Discovery Park, Cause Under InvestigationCrews say they have nearly fully contained the large fire that burned in Discovery Park overnight.
Neighbors Grateful For First Responders' Preparedness As Sacramento Region Under Red Flag WarningAs Sacramento Fire Department crews raced to multiple fires around the city, they were also battling against the elements on the first Red Flag Warning of the year.
Red Flag Warning Issued As Critical Fire Conditions Forecasted For Sacramento ValleyForecasted gusty winds and low humidity early in the coming week bring the potential for critical wildfire weather, prompting the National Weather Service Sacramento to issue a Red Flag Warning for the Sacramento and northern San Joaquin valleys.
Cal Fire Deals With Drop In Inmate Hand Crews As State Hires 1,400 More FirefightersRetired firefighter Frank Moore has been around fires for decades. With the Campo Fire still burning in Calaveras County and widespread drought conditions, he worries we’re in a race against the clock with Cal Fire still in the middle of its hiring season.
Calaveras County Wildfire That Prompted Evacuation Orders Now 15% Contained, Cal Fire SaysA growing wildfire forced mandatory evacuations in rural Calaveras County just north of Valley Springs.
Sacramento Woman Fears Dry Brush Puts Her At Risk During Upcoming Fire SeasonA Sacramento woman is terrified of the approaching fire season as she says the dry brush near her home along Business 80 creates the perfect atmosphere for a firestorm.
Vacaville Resident Victor Serriteno Accused Of Starting Deadly Markley FireVacaville resident Victor Serriteno allegedly set the fire in order to hide the body of Priscilla Castro. The fire then burned out of control, resulting in more than 30,000 acres burned across Solano County.