Record Torched: 2020 California Wildfires Have Burned More Than 4 Million AcresWildfires across California have burned "well over" 4 million acres so far this year with about two months remaining in the fire season.
Video: Smoke From Resurgent Sierra Wildfire Heads Toward Bay AreaThe SQF Complex Fire, smoldering since late August in the Sequoia Nat'l Forest in the southern Sierra Nevada, blew up Saturday, sending a huge plume of smoke into the Central Valley and southern Bay Area. Darren Peck analyzes its potential impact on our unhealthy air.
Texas Volunteer Firefighter Dies Battling Lightning-Sparked Blaze in Mendocino Nat'l ForestA volunteer fire department in Cresson Texas near Fort Worth said Monday one of its firefighters died battling West Coast wildfire and, later, the Forest Service said one firefighter was killed and another injured battling a Northern California blaze.
Warming Climate Brings Summers So Dry Even Wet Winters Won't Dampen Fire DangerA new study from a team of climate scientists and forest experts suggests that an endless fire season is our new reality in the Golden State.
Finland President Says He Talked Forest Surveillance, Not Rakes, With TrumpFinland's president isn't sure where President Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests.
Ferguson Fire Near Yosemite Still Growing as Temperatures SpikeThe Ferguson fire burning just west of Yosemite National Park is steadily growing Saturday after two more firefighters were injured while battling the flames in blazing summer heat.
Gov. Brown Signs Order to Reduce Wildfire DangerGov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order on Thursday that aims to reduce the dangers of wildfires following some of the most destructive blazes in state history.
Billions of Dead Trees Force Western Fire Crews to Shift TacticsAbout 6.3 billion dead trees are still standing in 11 Western states, up from 5.8 billion five years ago
California Will Incinerate Dead Trees With Air-Curtain Burners To Prevent Forest FiresOfficials in California say they're preparing to use large air-blasting incinerators to burn up trees killed by drought and a beetle epidemic ravaging Sierra Nevada forests
Efforts To Fight Wildfires In California May Be Making Future Fires WorseThe effort to fight wildfires in California may be making future wildfires even worse, according to a new report.
Firefighter Killed Battling Northern California Blaze Near Oregon BorderThe U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California.
Stranded Woman Starts Forest Fire In Desperate Attempt To Get Help After Giving Birth In WoodsWhat started out as a shortcut turned into a four day ordeal for a woman who was nine months pregnant and eventually gave birth while lost in the Plumas National Forest.
California Crackling With Wildfires On First Day Of SummerSummer arrived in California on Sunday with fire season in full swing, as crews knocked down dozens of small blazes throughout the state and slowed the spread of a huge forest fire in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Crews Make Gains On Wildfire Burning In Shasta-Trinity Forest; 20 Percent ContainedFire officials say a lightning-sparked wildfire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest remained at 1,480 acres overnight, with containment at 20 percent as of Sunday morning.
Lightning-Sparked Fire In Shasta-Trinity Forest Grows Past 1,300 AcresFire officials Saturday said a lightning-sparked blaze in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has grown to 1,331 acres and is about 5 percent contained.