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Containment

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

Big Sur Wildfire Fully Contained

Officials are optimistic that a wildfire in California’s Big Sur region that has destroyed 14 homes and several other buildings will soon be put out.

12/20/2013

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

Big Sur Wildfire Near Full Containment, At Least 20 Structures Destroyed

Officials are optimistic that a wildfire in California’s Big Sur region that has destroyed 14 homes and several other buildings will soon be put out.

12/19/2013

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

Full Containment Of Big Sur Fire Expected By Friday

A forest fire burning in Monterey County near Big Sur that has destroyed more than 20 homes and blackened nearly 770 acres should be fully contained by Friday night, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman said Wednesday.

12/18/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo Caused By Target Shooting

Investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.

09/12/2013

Rim Fire

Rim Fire Near Yosemite 80 Percent Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.

09/03/2013

Flames seen from above the Wye wildfire in Lake County. (CBS)

Lake County Fires Now 70 Percent Contained

The “Walker” and “Wye” fires have burned 7,934 acres since they started around 4 p.m. Sunday. Full containment is expected by Monday.

08/15/2012

A fire burning in rugged terrain engulfs a roadway near Yosemite National Park on Thursday, August 15, 2011. (CBS Viewer)

Highway Opened, Evacuations Lifted Amid Fire Near Yosemite

The Forest Service says a fire burning outside of Yosemite National Park is now 50-percent contained after officials brought in more manpower to fight the blaze.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

Feds: New Cap Could Contain Leak by Monday

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Government officials in charge of the Gulf oil spill crisis said the BP oil leak could be completely contained as early as Monday if a new, tighter cap can be fitted over […]

07/09/2010