800 Overnight Lightning Strikes Spark 3 Dozen New Wildfires In Northern CaliforniaHundreds of lightning strikes overnight have sparked three dozen new wildfires in Northern California, authorities said Sunday.
7,000-Acre Fire In Sierra Nearing Full ContainmentA wind-driven fire that destroyed 40 residents and damaged 5 others near the Nevada border is now 85 percent contained.
NorCal Residents Relax As Wildfire Threat AbatesResidents of a tiny mountain town breathed easier Friday after air tankers and helicopters blunted the run of a massive wildfire in Northern California just outside Lassen Volcanic National Park.
More Than 80 Structures Destroyed In NorCal Ponderosa Fire The Ponderosa Fire was 57 percent contained, with full containment expected early next week. But the blaze threatened 900 other homes Thursday as it burned a new front to the south.
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.
Dozens Of Cats Killed In Napa County FireNapa County Fire and California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection personnel worked together to extinguish two structure fires in unincorporated parts of Napa County on Sunday afternoon, the agencies announced in a joint statement.