Hundreds Flee Wildfires Near Sierra Nevada Foothills, Over 400 Homes ThreatenedTwo raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures, many of them homes.
Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern CaliforniaFirefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
Crews Work To Keep Yosemite Fire From Giant Sequoia TreesFire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
Thunderstorms Could Complicate Yosemite Fire Fight; Nearby Sand Fire 75% ContainedThe fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.
Some Homeowners Rolling Dice, Deciding Not To Evacuate Homes In Napa County Wildfire AreaWhile evacuation orders are in effect for hundreds of homes in the potential path of the Butts fire burning in the Pope Valley area of Napa County, but not all homeowners are leaving.
Supreme Court Justice Among SFO-Bound Plane EvacueesThree people were injured Wednesday when a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco had to be evacuated on the taxiway at Washington Dulles International Airport because of engine problems, a Dulles airport spokeswoman said.