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.
Wet Weather Helping Crews Contain Massive California WildfireA U.S. Forest Service spokesman said more rain and high humidity on Saturday aided firefighters battling the King Fire.
Yosemite Wildfire Prompts Evacuation Of CampersA 400-acre wildfire in Yosemite National Park has prompted the evacuation of about 100 campers, officials said.
Windy Weather Stokes Growing Northern California WildfiresTwo wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.