Dixie Fire Update: Reinforcements Join Genesee Valley Firefight; Blaze's Advance On Susanville HaltedContainment grew to 40 percent overnight on the massive Dixie Fire as firefighters halted the flames advance toward Susanville and crews were pulled from the fire lines near Janesville to reinforce efforts to slow the blaze's run in the Genesee Valley.
Dixie Fire Update: Emotional Return To Fire Ravaged Greenville; 'This Is Going To Be A Tough Visit' Residents were returning Sunday to the burned-out remains of the Plumas County community of Greenville, to sift through the rubble of their homes in the wake of the destructive Dixie Fire which has grown to 721,298 acres and continues to challenge nearly 6,000 firefighters.
How To Help Victims Of Dixie FireThe Dixie Fire has ravaged communities in Plumas, Butte and Lassen counties. Here's how to help the victims of the devastating wildfire.
Dixie Fire Update: New Mandatory Evacuation Orders Issued For Janesville in Lassen CountyOfficials in Lassen County have expanded mandatory evacuation orders in Janesville west of Highway 395 early Monday evening due to the growing Dixie Fire.
Dixie Fire Update: Thunderstorms, Heat Fuel Still-Growing WildfiresThousands of Northern California homes were threatened Sunday by the nation’s largest wildfire and officials warned the danger of new blazes erupting across the West was high because of unstable weather.
Dixie Fire Update: Wind-Whipped Flames Burn Structures Near Taylorsville; Genesee Valley Residents Flee HomesIntense downdrafts from passing thunderstorms Friday fueled a rapid advance of the Dixie Fire, driving residents in the Genesee Valley from their homes, burning structures near Taylorsville and challenging firefighters along the north edge of the massive blaze.
Dixie Fire Update: Crews Face More Weather Woes from Forecast Heat, ThunderstormsMore hot temperatures, erratic winds and possible thunderstorms were forecast in the area of the Dixie Fire Friday, raising concerns the weather could fuel another burst of growth for the wildfire.
Dixie Fire Update: Dire Weather Warning For Firefighters: 'We Are Warm, We Are Dry, We Are Unstable'Fire crews continued to struggle with difficult weather conditions overnight and faced the threat of afternoon thundershowers in the Lassen Volcanic National Park Thursday as the Dixie Fire grew to over 510,000 acres nearly a month after it was first sparked.
Wildfires Delay Beginning Of School Year For Some Rural California StudentsWildfires raging across Northern California are once again endangering communities and putting school reopening plans on hold as school officials focus on locating evacuated families and connecting them with food, shelter and other needed services.
Dixie Fire Update: Massive Blaze Grows To 501,00 Acres; Widespread Destruction In Greenville; Crews Battle Flames Near China GulchThe Dixie Fire advanced on several fronts along the northern and eastern edges of the massive blaze early Wednesday with the burn zone topping 500,000 acres and damage assessment teams visiting Greenville and other sites of widespread destruction to determine the fire's toll.
Dixie Fire Update: Crews Battling 'Angry Fire'; Missing Greenville Residents Found Safe; Critical Fire Weather ReturningCrews slowed the wall of flames advancing toward Janesville early Tuesday, but with winds predicted to pick up, temperatures to soar, humidity levels to plunge and lightning in the forecast later this week, the battle with the massive Dixie Fire is far from easing.