Cal Fire Investigation Unable To Determine Cause Of Last Year's Glass FireCal Fire officials said an investigation was not able to determine the cause of the Glass Fire, a massive wildfire that scorched 67,000 acres in the North Bay last September.
Dixie Fire Update: Crews Face More Weather Woes from Forecast Heat, ThunderstormsMore hot temperatures, erratic winds and possible thunderstorms were forecast in the area of the Dixie Fire Friday, raising concerns the weather could fuel another burst of growth for the wildfire.
Dixie Fire Update: Dire Weather Warning For Firefighters: 'We Are Warm, We Are Dry, We Are Unstable'Fire crews continued to struggle with difficult weather conditions overnight and faced the threat of afternoon thundershowers in the Lassen Volcanic National Park Thursday as the Dixie Fire grew to over 510,000 acres nearly a month after it was first sparked.
Dixie Fire Update: Massive Blaze Grows To 501,00 Acres; Widespread Destruction In Greenville; Crews Battle Flames Near China GulchThe Dixie Fire advanced on several fronts along the northern and eastern edges of the massive blaze early Wednesday with the burn zone topping 500,000 acres and damage assessment teams visiting Greenville and other sites of widespread destruction to determine the fire's toll.
UPDATE: Crews Contain Brush Fire Burning in Santa Rosa at 50 AcresFire crews in the North Bay have contained a brush fire that was burning in Santa Rosa early Tuesday evening, according to authorities.
Cal Fire Crews Stop Spread of Vegetation Fire in Butte CountyBusy Cal Fire crews have stopped the forward spread of yet another vegetation fire in Butte County Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.
Dixie Fire Update: Crews Battling 'Angry Fire'; Missing Greenville Residents Found Safe; Critical Fire Weather ReturningCrews slowed the wall of flames advancing toward Janesville early Tuesday, but with winds predicted to pick up, temperatures to soar, humidity levels to plunge and lightning in the forecast later this week, the battle with the massive Dixie Fire is far from easing.
River Fire Update: Containment Increased to 68%; Evacuees Allowed to Re-Enter Fire ZoneContainment of the River Fire burning in Nevada and Placer counties increased Monday as evacuated residents were allowed to re-enter the fire zone for the first time, according to fire officials.
Dixie Fire Update: Flames Advancing Toward Janesville; Search For Missing Greenville Residents; Blaze Grows To Near 500,000 AcresFirefighters prepared to battle the massive Dixie Fire Monday, building defensive lines in the blaze's path as it advanced toward the Lassen County town of Janesville and grew to nearly 500,000 acres.
Dixie Fire: Four Firefighters Injured; 39 Percent Of Plumas County Evacuated; 'We Didn't Expect A Monster Like This'The numbers for the Dixie Fire, raging through four Northern California counties, are simply staggering: 465 miles of fire lines; hundreds of homes destroyed; 39 percent of Plumas County evacuated; 463,477 acres burned; towns of Greenville, Canyondam wiped out.
Dixie Fire Now Largest Single Wildfire in State History; 8 Missing in Plumas CountyFueled by strong winds and bone-dry vegetation, the Dixie Fire grew to become the largest single wildfire in California history. People living in the scenic forestlands of Northern California are facing a weekend of fear as it threatens to reduce thousands of homes to ashes.
Update: Dixie Fire Tops 432,000 Acres; Largest Current Wildfire In U.S.; 4 Missing In Plumas CountyThe Dixie Fire in Northern California grew by 110 square miles between Thursday night and Friday morning, making the blaze the largest wildfire currently raging in the country.
River Fire Update: Containment Grows on River Fire, 88 Structures DestroyedFire crews were able to make progress containing the River Fire burning near Colfax overnight, raising containment on the wildfire to 30% as of Friday morning officials said.
Dixie Fire Update: Buildings Burn In Canyondam; Fire Advance Forces Lassen Park Closure; 4 Missing In Plumas CountyThe Dixie Fire continued its advance toward the eastern shore of Lake Almanor Thursday evening, burning structures in the rural community of Canyondam.
'Firefighters Getting Guns Pulled Out On Them;' Some Dixie Fire Residents Refusing To EvacuateFirefighters working the massive Dixie Fire burning in several Northern California counties are having to deal with another challenge: residents who refuse to evacuate and are brandishing guns at fire crews.