UPDATE: Thousands Forced To Flee Fawn Fire; New Evacuations Ordered South Of Shasta LakeA growing army of firefighters battled the advancing flames of the Fawn Fire northwest of Redding Friday morning, less than 24 hours after homes burned and cherished memories were turned to ash.
PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Zogg Fire That Killed 4A Northern California district attorney announced manslaughter and numerous other charges against Pacific Gas and Electric Friday after its equipment sparked the Zogg Fire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.
California Orders More Insurance Options for Homeowners in Wildfire-Risk AreasCalifornia insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara has ordered the state’s “insurer of last resort” to offer more comprehensive coverage for homeowners who can’t buy private insurance because they live in areas threatened by wildfires.
UPDATE: Wind-Driven Fawn Fire Near Redding Explodes To 5,500 Acres; Suspected Arsonist ArrestedAt least 4,000 people have been forced to evacuate by the growing Fawn Fire burning Shasta County northeast of Redding Thursday, and authorities said a Bay Area woman suspected of starting the fire was arrested.
California At 'Tip Of The Spear;' Newsom Signs $15B Package To Fight Climate ChangeWith ash falling from the sky from the nearby the KNP Complex Fire raging among California's famed sequoia groves, Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday signed a $15 billion climate package, the largest such investment in state history.
Dixie Fire: Donated RVs Elevate Spirits Of Greenville Residents Who Lost Their HomesContainment grew to 94% early Thursday on the Dixie Fire as residents whose homes were destroyed by flames over the more than 2 months the massive blaze burned across five counties in the eastern Sierra struggled with the daily battle of recovering from their loss.
UPDATE: Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineCal Fire crews in the North Bay have made progress on the Fremont Fire burning near the community of Schellville Wednesday evening, according to authorities.
New Wildfire Breaks Out Near Shasta Lake, Quickly Grows to 50 AcresA new wildfire burning near Shasta Lake is drawing a response from Cal Fire air and ground units Wednesday night, according to authorities.
KNP Complex Fire: Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest UnscathedThe ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of California’s Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for Wednesday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory for Wednesday due to smoke from wildfires elsewhere in California.
Sonoma Co. Wildlife Refuge Asks Public's Help To Rescue Cubs Orphaned By Caldor FireThe devastating Caldor Fire turned a lot of Northern California residents into refugees, and that included three black bear cubs, who have now found a temporary home in Sonoma County. But now they need the public's help.
CA Insurance Commissioner: 325,000 Residents Near Recent Wildfires Won't Lose InsuranceHomeowners and renters in 22 Northern California counties are guaranteed not to lose their property insurance policies over the next year after the state announced a moratorium on Monday for people who live near recent wildfires.
Red Flag Warning Elevates Wildfire Fears Among Bay Area ResidentsWinds howled across the mountains and hills of the North and East Bay early Monday with gusts topping 60 mph on the highest peaks as Red Flag Warning conditions gripped the region and Pacific Gas & Electric prepared to turn off power to customers in Napa and Solano counties as a wildfire precaution.
Firefighters Keep Flames Away From Famed The Four Guardsmen SequoiasFour famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said.
Flames Reach Ancient Sequoias; Crews in Pitched Battle to Save Giant Forest GroveFire officials warned Sunday that strong winds were contributing to “critical fire conditions” in the area of the KNP Complex, two lightning-sparked blazes that merged on the western side of Sequoia National Park where crews were battling to preserve a grove of ancient trees.