Lack Of Controlled Burns Contributing To California WildfiresCalifornia’s devastating wildfires have been fueled by drought, heat and what Calfire calls missed opportunities to clear overgrown forests.
Fighting Fire With Fire Could Be Solution To California's Worsening Wildfire SeasonsFighting fire with fire may be the real solution to solving California’s ever-worsening wildfire seasons, according to an expert at UC Berkeley.
Controlled Burns On Mount Tam Help Keep Marin County Water CleanMarin County water district maintenance crews are carefully burning piles of dead brush, reducing the fuel load above reservoirs in advance of the summer fire season.
Shasta Co. Authorities Incinerate Explosives-Packed Mobile HomeSheriff's deputies in Redding burned down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found.
Richmond Residents Irate Over Refinery Fire; Experts Say Smoke Not HarmfulEast Bay residents used a town hall meeting Tuesday to sound off at company executives over a massive fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond on Monday night. Hundreds of residents sought medical treatment for respiratory problems, but experts concluded Tuesday it was "not a significant health concern."