Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Traffic is moving again on state Highway 152 east of Gilroy as firefighters battle an 80-acre brush fire in the area Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
U.S. Forest Service To Allow Logging Of Dead Trees From Rim Fire Near Yosemite; Ecologist Calls It ‘Travesty’
A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of some 200 homes, as crews make good progress against a wildfire burning near the Northern California town of Weaverville.
Crews working through the night in steep terrain are building containment lines around a wildfire near the rural Northern California town of Weaverville that forced the evacuation of about 200 homes.
Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.
A pilot has been found dead in the wreckage of a downed plane in Marin County Tuesday morning as firefighters continue to battle a brush fire, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.
A transient was arrested Monday for allegedly starting a small fire that burned forest land in Big Sur in March.
A wildfire burning for almost two weeks in Mendocino County is still just 35 percent contained.