Mudslide Risk In King Fire Burn Area Has U.S. Forest Service Working To Stormproof RegionContractors worked to stormproof the El Dorado National Forest where the land is fragile after this summer’s King Fire.
Heavy Rain Brings Mudslide Concerns To Region Burned By King FireA strong storm rolling through California has prompted mudslide concerns in areas hit by the devastating King Fire in the foothills.
Forest Service Hopes Aerial Mulching Will Help King Fire Area During Weekend StormIt’s called aerial mulching and it’s aimed at preventing destructive erosion. The straw cascades down to the ground, making a one-inch thick net over the land that’s been weakened by September’s King Fire.
Camino Nursery Helps Regrow California Forest Trees Lost To WildfiresIt starts with tiny sugar pine seedlings that will one day blossom and be placed back on the once charred land. The U.S. Forest Service raises more than 3 million trees each year to replace area hit hard by massive wildfires.
As King Fire's Flames Wane, Worries Turn To Mudslides, Other Soil ConcernsAs aircraft work to put out the remaining hotspots, the Burned Area Emergency Response team is starting its assessment of potential dangers after the fire.
Burglarized During King Fire, Placerville Family Looks For HelpA Placerville family is trying to recover some of their losses after being forced to leave their home as the King Fire burned only miles away.
Containment Of King Fire Shoots Up To 87 Percent Additional rain and high humidity allowed crews to make even more progress toward taming a massive wildfire in Northern California, officials said Sunday.
More Rain Dampens King Fire; Containment Up To 78 PercentMore wet weather is expected over the weekend as crews gain even further advantage on a massive wildfire in Northern California, officials said Saturday.
King Fire: Massive Wildfire Mostly Spares Infrastructure, 1,000 Firefighters Going HomeThe blaze has burned more than 150 square miles of a heavily forested region of the Sierra Nevada that is home to numerous hydroelectric plants and is crisscrossed with power lines, water pipes and wooden flumes.
King Fire Smoke Drifting To Valley Prompts AlertWith smoke from the King Fire drifting down into the Valley, health officials have issued a warning to residents.
Rain Helps Reduce Threat From King Fire Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California, leading evacuations to dwindle and the number of threatened homes to fall from thousands to just a few hundred.