Official: 2015 Rocky Fire Sparked By Pot FarmOfficials say a fire that destroyed 43 homes last year in a largely rural area north of San Francisco was sparked by an illegal marijuana growing operation.
Cal Fire: Faulty Water Heater Caused Rocky Fire In Lake CountyAuthorities revealed Wednesday that the destructive Rocky Fire was caused by a faulty gas water heater.
Woman Evacuated Twice In 2 Weeks Due To Lake County FiresDays after nearly losing her summer home to one California wildfire, Nicole Ruff breathed a sigh of relief after learning that firefighters and a firebreak cleared by her husband had saved it from a second blaze.
Authorities Lift All Rocky Fire Evacuation OrdersAll evacuations were lifted Saturday after cooler weather helped firefighters gain more ground against a Northern California wildfire that has forced hundreds of people from their homes.
California Governor Wants Better Fire Insurance Market For Those In Fire-Prone AreasThe Rocky Fire’s devastation is worse for some homeowners who are cleaning up without fire insurance.
Some Evacuees From Huge Rocky Fire Return To RuinsAbout 800 of the thousands who fled a fierce Northern California wildfire were allowed to return home, but for some, the relief quickly turned to grief when they found only remnants of the places they left.
Rocky Fire Base Camp Gives Firefighters A Home Away From HomeFire trucks as far as the eye can see – this is base camp for the Rocky Fire at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
800 Rocky Fire Evacuees Return Home With Warnings Of More Danger PossibleAs firefighters gain greater containment on the Rocky Fire, about 800 evacuees returned to their homes amid blackened hillsides.
Gov. Brown Meets With Firefighters, Tours Rocky Fire AreaCrews backed by important firefighting resources are gaining ground against a massive Northern California wildfire, but it may be several days before thousands of evacuees can return home, officials said Thursday.
Pilots Leading Air Attack Vital To Fight Against Rocky FireFirefighters said Wednesday was the calmest day they’ve seen since the fire started eight days ago, and they expect to have the at-times unpredictable fire completely contained in the next week.
Crews Report Some Progress Against Rocky FireThousands of firefighters battling an unruly Northern California wildfire were aided overnight by cooler temperatures and higher humidity.
Cooler Weather Gives Firefighters A Reprieve, But Rocky Fire Fight Far From OverContainment on the fire moved up to 20 percent with cooler temperatures and cloudy skies slowing the fire’s spread.
Lake County Couple Loses Everything To Rocky FireThey wanted to live the rest of their lives together in a home off the grid, on a hill, and surrounded by trees.
Rocky Fire Grows To 65,000 Acres, Containment Holds At 12 PercentCal Fire is now saying that the wildfire burning near Clearlake has burned 65,000 acres as of Tuesday morning.
Firefighters Call Rocky Fire Conditions Unpredictable As Flames Cross Highway 20One woman watching helplessly from her folding chair started to cry when she said she’s almost sure her home would be lost.