California Wildfires: 2020 Blazes Burn Area Larger Than Connecticut, Cal Fire SaysCalifornia's record-breaking 2020 wildfire season hit another grim milestone on Monday, with officials saying that fires have burned more than 3 million acres so far this year.
August Complex In Mendocino Forest Becomes California's Largest Ever Wildfire; 736 Square Miles BurnedA wildfire burning since last month in Northern California is now the state’s largest on record.
Public Safety Power Shutoff: PG&E Plans To Restore Power To Thousands By Wednesday EveningAcross Northern California's picturesque wine country, a patchwork of neighborhoods began Tuesday with no electricity or air conditioning, and refrigerators filled with thawing food as their power had been cut-off in a planned Pacific Gas & Electric outage.
LNU Lightning Complex: All Walbridge Fire Evacuation Orders And Warnings Lifted In Sonoma CountyThe area of Sonoma County that was evacuated late Monday night due to a flare-up of the Walbridge Fire has had all evacuation orders and warnings lifted by Tuesday evening, fire officials said.
LNU Lightning Complex: Wind-Whipped Walbridge Flames Trigger Late-Night Mandatory Evacuations In Sonoma CountyRed Flag Warning winds whipped up flames along the Walbridge Fire lines Monday night, prompting new mandatory evacuation orders for residents in Sonoma County.
Evacuations Ordered Near Willits in Advance of Fast-Growing Oak FireCal Fire reported a new wildfire north of Willits Monday afternoon and the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office immediately ordered evacuations, fearing the wind-driven flames could quickly spread to homes.
Creek Fire: National Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 200+ Trapped Sierra CampersCalifornia National Guard helicopter crews frantically airlifted more than 200 people as a wall of flames from the fast-moving Creek Fire burning in the Sierra bore down on them.
UPDATE: Driver Dies After Car Plunges Off Highway 1 Cliff In San Mateo CountyFirefighters battling to contain the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire turned their attention to a rescue of a driver whose car plunged 200 feet off a cliff along Highway 1 in San Mateo County Monday morning.
LNU Lightning Complex: 375,000 Acres Burned, 56 Percent ContainedContainment of the LNU Lightning Complex Fire that has been burning since Aug. 17 in Sonoma, Lake, Marin, Napa and Solano counties increased only marginally overnight to 56 percent with 375,000 acres burned
SCU Lightning Complex: 376,000 Acres, 33 Structures Burned; 45 Percent ContainedThe second largest wildfire in California history was 45 percent contained as firefighters continue to make progress toward extinguishing it, according to Cal Fire late Saturday afternoon.
LNU Lightning Complex: Tiny Sonoma County Community, Famed for Rain, Scorched in Walbridge FireVenado, in Sonoma County, known for its often-heavy winter rainfall, was ravaged in the Walbridge Fire
LNU Lightning Complex: 'Not Done With This By A Long Shot'; Hennessey Fire Remains Top FocusThe northwest tip of the Hennessey Fire, burning just south of Middletown in Lake County, remains the top priority Friday for firefighting efforts on the LNU Lightning Complex fires, Cal Fire officials said.
SCU Lightning Complex: Wildfire Grows To More Than 370,000 Acres, Burn Operation PlannedAfter almost two weeks of burning, the SCU Lightning Complex of fires spread to 372,971 acres Friday morning, making it the second biggest wildfire in California history.
CZU Lightning Fire: Cal Fire Crews Discover Pipe Bomb, Explosives Near Boulder Creek Country ClubA Cal Fire crew doing mop-up work and extinguishing spot fires while battling the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire near the Boulder Creek County Club made a stunning discovery Thursday night -- an abandoned toolbox containing an apparent pipe bomb and other explosives.
CZU Lightning Complex Update: San Mateo County Communities Re-Populating; At Least 635 Structures Burned In Santa Cruz County; 2 Remain MissingThe search for two missing Santa Cruz County residents intensified Thursday as firefighters battled the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire that had grown to 81,333 acres in the timber-covered Santa Cruz Mountains overnight, was 21 percent contained and had destroyed at least 646 homes and buildings in two counties.