California Turns To Civilians As Inmate Firefighters DwindleFaced with a shrinking pool of inmates to help fight major wildfires, California is increasingly turning for new recruits to its state Conservation Corps.
Soberanes Fire Consumes Over 100,000 AcresThe fatal Soberanes Fire in Monterey County’s Los Padres National Forest has consumed more than 100,000 acres and is currently 60 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.
Destructive Blue Cut Fire In Southern California 100% ContainedCrews have fully surrounded a massive Southern California wildfire that burned for a week and destroyed 105 homes and 216 outbuildings.
Southern California’s Blue Cut Fire Scorches 56 Square Miles; 22 Percent ContainedThe destructive Blue Cut fire has scorched more than 56 square miles as of Thursday evening, but fire crews have made significant progress.
Blue Cut Fire In San Bernardino County Moves Toward HomesA wildfire with a ferocity never seen before by veteran California firefighters raced up and down canyon hillsides, instantly engulfing homes and forcing thousands of people to flee, some running for their lives just ahead of the flames.
Thousands Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Raging Lake County BlazeA quick-moving wildfire burned dozens of structures, and forced the evacuation of thousands of residents in Lake County Sunday afternoon.
Crews Contain Brush Fire That Burned 20 Acres Near Morgan HillCrews in the South Bay contained contained a fast-moving brush fire near Morgan Hill that quickly grew to over 15 acres and threatened 30 homes Friday afternoon.
Thousands Of Structures Threatened By Expanding Big Sur WildfireMore than 5,000 firefighters are battling the wildfire that killed a bulldozer operator working the fire line.
Homes Destroyed, Evacuations Ordered As Cal Fire Crews Battle 2 BlazesCrews on Sunday continued battling two major wildfires in Central and Southern California.
Out-Of-Control Wildfires Near Big Sur, Santa Clarita Threaten Thousands Of HomesWildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California's scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for exotic animals.
Cooler Weather Helps Crews Gain Ground On California WildfiresAuthorities say cooler temperatures overnight helped firefighters battling several wildfires in Northern and central California.
Kern County Wildfire Burns 150 Homes; 1,100 Firefighters Battle Deadly BlazeCrews are busy counting the homes incinerated by a fire raging through rural communities around Lake Isabella in Kern County.