North Complex West Zone: 2 Died Trying To Escape Fire In Feather Falls; 2 More Victims Confirmed Among Berry Creek Dead As the flames closed in on Butte County Mountain community of Feather Falls last week, two local residents tried unsuccessfully to outrun the North Complex West Zone fire. They were overwhelmed in their vehicles and are among the 15 who have died in the blaze, authorities said Tuesday evening.
North Complex West Zone: Missing Couple Identified As Fire Victims; New Body Recovered; Death Toll Grows To 15The bodies of a missing Berry Creek couple, who told relatives during frantic call as flames roared through their Butte County mountain community that they would try to escape the fire by sheltering in a nearby pond, were identified Monday, tragically ending their family's hopes that they had survived.
Rescue Team Drags Bear Injured in Bear Fire Up Rough Terrain to SafetyA small team of state biologists and local law officers hauled a 350-pound black bear injured in the Bear Fire in Butte County across rough terrain to safety.
Bear Fire Update: Newsom Blames 'Climate Emergency' For Historic Wildfire Outbreak; Agonizing Vigil For Families Of Yuba County MissingStanding in smoke-filled, burned-out Yuba County park, Gov. Gavin Newsom blamed 'a climate emergency' for the historic outbreak of wildfires across Northern California that have claimed at least 15 lives, destroyed hundreds of homes and laid to waste more than 3 million acres of land.
Bear Fire Update: 7 More Fatalities Confirmed In Butte County, Raising Fire Death Toll To 10Authorities in Butte County announced Thursday evening that seven more fatalities have been confirmed in connection with the Bear Fire in Butte County, which has been renamed the North Complex West Zone Fire.
California Wildfires: Trump Largely Silent On Social Media About Historically Devastating FiresPresident Donald Trump as of Thursday morning has yet to offer any public statement of support amid historic wildfires spreading in California and the Pacific Northwest.
Bear Fire Update: 3 Confirmed Dead, A Dozen Still Missing In Huge NorCal WildfireAuthorities early Wednesday evening confirmed that three people were dead and a dozen missing in connection with the Bear Fire that exploded in size overnight across three Northern California counties.
Willow Fire Forces 3,000 to Evacuate Yuba CountyThe Willow Fire in Yuba County forced the evacuations of 3,000 residents early Wednesday as the blaze grew to 1,000 acres.
Arsonist Gets 27-Year Prison Sentence For Starting 2017 Bear Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsA Northern California man convicted of intentionally starting a 2017 Bear Fire in the Santa Cruz mountains that destroyed two homes and injured 13 firefighters has been sentenced to 27 years in prison.
Evacuation Orders Lifted For Bear Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsCal Fire officials announced Friday afternoon that a wildfire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains is at 50 percent containment, leading fire officials to lift evacuation orders.
Bear Fire Arson Suspect Threatens Prosecutor In CourtroomA not guilty plea -- and a menacing threat -- came from the man charged with starting the Bear Fire in Santa Cruz.
Suspect Arrested For Starting Bear Creek Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsA 54-year-old man, who had been arrested for looting an evacuated home, was charged Friday for intentionally starting the Bear Creek Fire that injured 13 firefighters.
Bear Fire In Santa Cruz Mountains 100 Percent ContainedFirefighters will shift to patrol status for the next few days to monitor the vegetation fire that burned 391 acres.
Evacuations Lifted For Bear Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsAll evacuation orders for the Bear Fire in unincorporated Santa Cruz County have been lifted Monday morning, according to Cal Fire officials.
Known 'Chop Shop' May Be Start Point For Bear FireNew clues were surfacing Friday about the possible cause of the Bear Fire that has been burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains.