Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that’s destroying trees in the states forest lands.
Starting May 1, Cal Fire will require residents in Bay Area and neighboring fire units to obtain a burn permit for any outdoor open burning in rural, unincorporated areas.
A car crash on federal land in Monterey County took the life of at least one person and injured four others after a vehicle rolled roughly 600 feet down a ravine.
A man was hospitalized after falling some 200 feet from a cliff in a state park near Santa Cruz Saturday morning, according to a Cal Fire captain.
While the calendar says February, Cal Fire is getting an early start on making sure it has enough staff to battle this year’s wildfires.
A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.
Fire crews have significantly increased their containment of a fire at the edge of Yosemite National Park as well as another fire burning near Interstate 80 at Applegate.
A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control
Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday night on a wildfire along Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.
An arrest was made Saturday morning in connection to last September’s Boles Fire in Siskiyou County, which burned almost 500 acres and destroyed more than 160 structures.