More than 12,000 firefighters are battling 17 wildfires across California. Saturday, a new fire erupted in Lake County.
A wildfire that broke out several miles south of the massive Rocky Fire in Lake County has forced the second evacuation of residents who were forced out of their homes days earlier.
Some homeowners were hit with a nasty surprise when returning to the homes they were forced to evacuate due to the Willow Fire when they found their homes had been looted.
Authorities say they suspect a man of starting a grassland fire near Sacramento that forced people from their homes and destroyed power lines.
A wildfire burning near Napa Valley wine country had calmed enough that many were allowed to return to previously threatened homes, officials said.
Several homes were threatened, but no structures were burned.
Two hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.
Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.
Monterey firefighters have evacuated a portion of a shopping center this afternoon after employees at an Apple electronics store said they felt sick after receiving a package with an unknown substance, the city’s fire chief said.
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