A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.
Two 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.
A wildfire burning on heavily forested land in Northern California has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.
Firefighting helicopters have made progress against a small brush fire in the San Gabriel Mountains foothill community of San Dimas.
Fire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park’s famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said.
Cooler weather has slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
A grass fire burning near Lake Chabot is causing street closures on the outskirts of San Leandro Monday afternoon, police and fire officials said.
A wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.
A 400-acre wildfire in Yosemite National Park has prompted the evacuation of about 100 campers, officials said.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.