16 California Firefighters Placed On Paid Leave As Ongoing Sex Tape Investigation ContinuesSixteen state firefighters have been placed on paid leave in an ongoing investigation that grew out of what California fire officials say were unfounded allegations of a sex tape.
Sierra Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Dozens Of HomesA wildfire burning on heavily forested land in Northern California has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.
California Bans Open Burning On 31 Million Acres Due To Wildfire ThreatsOpen burning is being banned on 31 million acres of land throughout California because of the threat wildfires due to the lengthening drought.
More Crews Brought In To Fight Massive NorCal WildfireMore firefighters are arriving to help as crews struggle to contain a massive wildfire that's burning in Northern California's Colusa County.
Property Owners To Pay Fee To Bail Out Cash-Strapped California Fire Agency On Monday over 825,000 property owners, mostly in California’s rural areas near forests, started receiving a $150 annual fee by the state in order to help offset Cal Fire's budget deficit.
NorCal Fire Officials Braced For Lightning-Sparked FiresFire officials are bracing for the possibility of lightning-sparked fires across a wide area of Northern California as a number of thunderstorms move into the region.
Wildfire Near Redding 75% ContainedFire crews are continuing to make progress in their battle against a wildfire burning near Redding in Northern California.
Heavy Rains Dampen California Wildfire SeasonThe California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says this year's above average rainfall helped to tamp down the number of acres burnt in wildfires.