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One of the homes destroyed during a wildfire in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County on September 15, 2014. (CBS)

Wildfire In Northern California Town Of Weed Burns 100 Homes, At Least 1,500 Evacuated

A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.

15 hours ago

(CBS)

Family Trapped On Rocks By High-Tide Rescued In Half Moon Bay

A family of three was rescued after they were stuck on rocks by high tide in Half Moon Bay Saturday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

09/07/2014

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Fire Evacuations Lifted For 200 Homes Near Weaverville

Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of some 200 homes, as crews make good progress against a wildfire burning near the Northern California town of Weaverville.

08/26/2014

(Madera County Sheriff's Department)

4,000 Pending Evacuations As Second Wildfire Rages Through Entrance To Yosemite National Park

13,000 homes and businesses have been ordered to evacuate as firefighters race to stop a second massive wildfire raging near the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

08/19/2014

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Fire Near Mt. Umunhum Seen Across Santa Clara Valley

Smoke from a trailer fire near Mount Umunhum just south of San Jose was widely seen across the area before fire crews put it out Monday morning.

08/18/2014

(CBS SF)

Lodge Fire In Mendocino County Spreads To 8,700 Acres; Evacuations In Place

A wildfire burning for almost two weeks in Mendocino County is still just 35 percent contained.

08/11/2014

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Lightning Sparks 9 Wildfires Across California

Firefighters are working to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews.

08/10/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Body Found In Bully Fire Burning In Shasta County

A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.

07/17/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shasta County’s ‘Bully’ Fire Consumes Over 4,000 Acres Since It Began On Friday

Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.

07/14/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Monticello Fire In Solano, Yolo Counties Over 70-Percent Contained After Burning 6,500 Acres

A vegetation fire that has burned nearly 6,500 acres near Lake Berryessa in Solano and Yolo counties is 71 percent contained Tuesday evening, according to Cal Fire officials.

07/08/2014

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