CalFire

A fire burns in Yosemite National Park. (CBS)

13 Homes Destroyed In Sand Fire Near Plymouth; Fire Near Yosemite Growing

Firefighters on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.

07/27/2014

Wildfire Aerial

Gold Country Wildfire Forces Evacuations Along Highway 49

A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California has burned at least two structures and prompted the evacuation of homes along a rural road east of Sacramento.

07/25/2014

Bully Fire

400 Firefighters Respond To Out-Of-Control Wildfire Threatening Homes Near Redding

About 400 firefighters are trying to control the blaze, which had burned about 2,800 acres and was 10 percent contained Saturday morning.

07/12/2014

Grass Fire in San Rafael

Large Brush Fire Contained Near Homes Along Highway 101 In San Rafael

Firefighters have contained a 5-acre, 2-alarm hillside grass and oak woodlands fire east of U.S. Highway 101 and are allowing residents back into their area on foot, San Rafael police spokeswoman Lynette Keller said.

06/13/2014

The Pfeiffer Ridge fire burns a home near Big Sur. (CBS)

Pfeiffer Fire Near Big Sur 20 Percent Contained

An unusual late fall wildfire fueled by drought conditions destroyed 15 homes and forced about 100 people to flee the forested mountains of the scenic Big Sur region overlooking the Pacific.

12/17/2013

Rim Fire

Scientists Find Yosemite Rim Fire Left Behind A Sierra Moonscape

A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.

09/18/2013

Flames from the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park block a road in the Stanislaus National Forest, August 21, 2013. (CNN)

Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows To 25 Square Miles

An out-of-control forest fire threatening about 2,500 structures near Yosemite National Park was one of more than 50 active, large wildfires dotting the western U.S. on Wednesday.

08/21/2013

Moonlight Fire (US Forest Service)

Judge Rejects Lawsuit Against Timber Company That Sparked NorCal Wildfire

A Plumas County judge has dismissed a state lawsuit against California’s largest timber company for a 2007 wildfire that destroyed more than 100 square miles of forest in Northern California.

07/30/2013

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Crews Battle Wildfire Northeast Of Chico

Fire officials say thunderstorms predicted for parts of Northern California are expected to bring strong winds but little rain as crews continue to battle a wildfire burning northeast of Chico.

05/04/2013

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Vandalism At San Jose PG&E Substation Called ‘Sabotage’

In apparent acts of “sabotage” in the South Bay early Tuesday, someone cut fiber optic cables, knocking out some 911 service, and then fired a rifle at a PG&E substation, Santa Clara County’s sheriff said.

04/16/2013

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