Cooler Weather Helps Crews Gain Ground On California WildfiresAuthorities say cooler temperatures overnight helped firefighters battling several wildfires in Northern and central California.
Man Sentenced In 2014 Wildfire That Burned 150 Square Miles In Sierra NevadaThirty-nine-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of felony arson in the September 2014 King Fire.
Grand Jury Indicts Man Charged With Starting King FireA man previously charged with deliberately starting the Pollock Pines California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury.
Heat, Wind Could Stoke King Fire In El Dorado County, Around 2,000 More Firefighters Brought InComing winds and warmer temperatures brought worries that progress made in slowing the growth of a massive wildfire in Northern California could be undone.
Couple Weds Next To King Wildfire In El Dorado CountyCalifornia's largest fire burning in El Dorado County couldn't stop a couple from tying the knot.
Massive King Fire In Sierra Foothill Grows To 80,000+ Acres; 4 Homes DestroyedThe King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.
More Than 500,000 Gallons Of Retardant Used On King Fire In Sierra, Arson Suspect Pleads Not GuiltyA massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts -- more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.
California Drought Exacerbating King Fire, Cal Fire Official SaysCal Fire officials say the rapid spread of the King Fire near Pollock Pines is exactly what they had worried about as California had become ground zero for the worst fires in the country and the drought rolls into its third year.
Suspected King Fire Arsonist Has Prior Convictions In Santa Cruz CountyA man suspected of deliberately starting the massive King Fire burning east of Sacramento has prior felony convictions in Santa Cruz County, El Dorado County prosecutors said Thursday.
King Fire In El Dorado County Only 5 Percent Contained, More Than 2,000 Homes ThreatenedIn the fire east of Sacramento, a total of 2,500 firefighters were now taking on the blaze that was threatening 2,003 homes and another 1,505 smaller structures, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout CaliforniaOfficials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.
7-Year-Old Bay Area Boy Injured While Target Shooting In El Dorado CountyA 7-year-old Bay Area boy was accidentally shot in the chest Saturday while shooting target practice at his family's property in El Dorado County.