Firefighters are working to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews.
Eight firefighters battling a wildfire that has scorched more than 11 square miles in Mendocino County suffered serious burns Friday night.
A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.
Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-acre fire that threatened six homes in Pacifica Tuesday afternoon, a deputy fire chief said.
A bear cub burned in a wildfire in Washington state is now on its way back to full health.
Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire in Newark Sunday night, an Alameda County Fire Department dispatcher said.
Two fires that started within a day of each other in Lassen National Forest expanded into private property and scorched 95 square miles as of Sunday morning, up from 39 square miles a day earlier.
A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California’s governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.
Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.