The “Walker” and “Wye” fires have burned 7,934 acres since they started around 4 p.m. Sunday. Full containment is expected by Monday.
Hundreds of evacuees have been allowed to return home as crews are continuing to make progress against a Lake County wildfire that has now grown to about 5 square miles.
Firefighters from across the Bay Area and California are in Lake County on Monday, where two separate grass fires continue to burn thousands of acres and threaten hundreds of homes, Cal Fire officials said.
A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.
Lower temperatures and an increase in humidity were a welcome relief to firefighters battling a wildfire that has destroyed one home and forced evacuations from dozens of others in Placer County.
Gov. Jerry Brown has called in more firefighters and the California National Guard to help battle a Placer County wildfire that has forced the evacuation of 300 people.
High temperatures and dry conditions have contributed to the growth of the Robbers Fire in the Sierra Foothills east of Sacramento on Thursday.
Fire officials say about 40 people have been evacuated as a fire burns in a steep and heavily wooded area near the American River Canyon in Placer County.
Federal fire officials said crews are making progress in slowing the growth of a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest.
Federal fire officials said a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest has grown to more 10,000 acres, forcing the closure of campgrounds and the evacuation of a handful of homes.