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.
VIDEO: Wind-Whipped Dixie Fire Ignites Homes In Greenville; Fire Crews 'Going Into Life Threat Mode'A wall of wind-whipped flames from the Dixie Fire roared into the Plumas County community of Greenville Wednesday night, igniting homes as firefighters desperately attempted to rescue residents who had failed to obey orders to evacuate.
UPDATE: River Fire Erupts in Nevada and Placer Counties; Thousands EvacuatedA wildfire that broke out near the border between Nevada and Placer counties Wednesday afternoon quickly grew to 1,400 acres, forcing evacuations in the town of Colfax according to authorities.
House Fire: New Wildfire Erupts In Shasta County West of ReddingA new wildfire broke out in Shasta County Wednesday about seven miles west of Redding.
Dixie Fire Update: New Mandatory Evacuations Issued for Area Near GreenvilleThe still growing Dixie Fire in Plumas County forced a new round of evacuations Monday after jumping containment lines and threatening the community of Greenville, according to authorities.
Dixie Fire: Thundershowers, Downdrafts Whip Up Flames; Ash Fall 'Looks Like It's Snowing In Quincy' Strong downdrafts and pop-up thundershowers slowed progress over the weekend on the stubborn eastern edge of the massive Dixie Fire as the blaze grew to 244,888 acres in rural Butte and Plumas counties with 32 percent containment.
Grass Fire That Burned 15 Acres on Altamont Pass Slows Traffic for HoursInterstate 580 through the Altamont Pass in Alameda County remained snarled in both directions late Saturday afternoon following a 15-acre grass fire that burned close to the freeway.
Vegetation Fire Shuts Down Hwy 146, Prompts Evacuation of Pinnacles National Park In Monterey CountyFirefighters were battling a vegetation fire that has prompted the evacuation of Pinnacles National Park in Monterey County.
Firefighters Douse Hot Spots On Lovers Lane Along Pacheco Pass Hwy 152 In HollisterFire crews quickly doused four fire starts along Pacheco Pass Highway 52 in what authorities dubbed the Lovers Fire.
Cal Fire Deploys 'Aerial Firing' Drones To Battle Dixie Fire; Blaze Destroys At Least 34 Homes; Grows To 217,581 AcresCal Fire has been deploying drones armed with 'aerial firing devices' igniting backfires in the battle to halt the advancing flames of the Dixie Fire, which had grown to 217,581 acres and was 23 percent contained early Wednesday.
Dixie Fire Tops 200,000 Acres; Erratic Weather 'Pushing Around Our Crews'Erratic weather conditions stoked the Dixie Fire burning in Butte and Plumas counties overnight, with the area burned now topping 200,000 acres Tuesday.
UPDATE: Winds Stoke Massive, Still-Growing Dixie Fire in Northern CaliforniaErratic winds and the potential for dry lightning added to the challenges facing firefighters battling the Dixie Fire, the largest wildfire currently burning in California.