Robbers Fire

Firefighters battling the Robbers Fire in Placer County on July 16, 2012. (CBS)

Placer County Wildfire 45 Percent Contained

Lower temperatures and an increase in humidity were a welcome relief to firefighters battling a wildfire that has destroyed one home and forced evacuations from dozens of others in Placer County.

07/16/2012

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Placer County ‘Robbers Fire’ Burns 1400 Acres; 170 Homes Evacuated

Fire officials said about 170 homes outside the Placer County community of Colfax remained under evacuation orders as a wildfire burned for the fourth day.

07/14/2012

Smoke from the Robbers Fire in Placer County on July 12, 2012. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Calls In More Resources For Placer County Wildfire

Gov. Jerry Brown has called in more firefighters and the California National Guard to help battle a Placer County wildfire that has forced the evacuation of 300 people.

07/13/2012

Smoke from the Robbers Fire in Placer County on July 12, 2012. (CBS)

Wildfire In Sierra Foothills Grows To 800 Acres

High temperatures and dry conditions have contributed to the growth of the Robbers Fire in the Sierra Foothills east of Sacramento on Thursday.

07/12/2012

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