California, Alaska, Hawaii Facing Above-Average Wildfire Threat This SummerCalifornia, Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday.
State Seeks $90 Million From PG&E For WildfireCalifornia officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line.
Wildfire Burns 5 Acres In Dunes Near Dillon BeachA wildfire burned about five acres of grassy sand dunes in the unincorporated Dillon Beach area of Marin County Friday night.
Crews Set Fires During Spring Cleaning Effort On Mt. TamCrews scaled the heavily forested slopes of Mount Tam above Bon Tempe Lake Friday, setting controlled burn fires to clear out areas that have become overgrown with vegetation and pose a threat of a wildfire
Controlled Burns On Mount Tam Help Keep Marin County Water CleanMarin County water district maintenance crews are carefully burning piles of dead brush, reducing the fuel load above reservoirs in advance of the summer fire season.
Man Sentenced In 2014 Wildfire That Burned 150 Square Miles In Sierra NevadaThirty-nine-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of felony arson in the September 2014 King Fire.
Residents Face Long Road To Recovery After Devastating Valley FireMonths after the Valley Fire killed 4 and wiped out 1,300 homes in Lake County, residents face personal and logistical hurdles that put full recovery years away.
Southern California Crews Battle Brush Fire Burning Near Highway 101 In Ventura CountyThe fire was first reported late Friday night and spread rapidly as winds in excess of 50 mph spread embers and fanned flames.
13th Largest Wildfire In Modern California History Fully Contained A wildfire that burned for more than three months, becoming one of the largest blazes in state history, is finally contained.
Firefighters Contain Early Morning Brush Fire In South San JoseFirefighters have contained a vegetation fire Monday morning in South San Jose.
Low Humidity, Increased Winds Elevating Fire Risk For North BayA fire weather watch goes into effect starting late Monday night for the North Bay mountains, National Weather Service officials said.
California May Allow Inmate Firefighters With Violent PastsCalifornia officials are considering allowing inmates with violent backgrounds to work outside prison walls fighting wildfires, and the idea is generating concerns about public safety.