Massive Dixie Fire Tops 800,000 Acres; New Evacuations Ordered; Fire Train Helping CrewsThe second-largest wildfire in California history, the Dixie Fire burned another 36,000 acres over the past 24 hours and prompted new evacuations in Plumas County Tuesday.
Dixie Fire Update: Taylorsville Threatened By Stubborn Spot Fire; Firefighting Drones To Be DeployedFire crews battling the massive Dixie Fire burning across five Northern California counties will be using drones to drop fire balls from the sky to help keep flames from reaching the community of Taylorsville.
Dixie Fire Update: Spot Fires Plague Firefighters; Fire Lines Fortified Outside Taylorsville; 750K Acres Burned A small army of hundreds of firefighters and equipment were deployed in the Genesee Valley Wednesday, preparing for a firefight with the massive Dixie Fire as it approaches the Plumas County communities of Quincy and Taylorsville.
Dixie Fire Update: Flames Advancing Toward Taylorsville, East Quincy; Anxiety High Among Local Residents A small army of hundreds of firefighters and equipment were deployed in the Genesee Valley Wednesday, preparing for a firefight with the massive Dixie Fire as it approaches the Plumas County communities of Quincy and Taylorsville.
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.
Dixie Fire Update: Weary Crews Brace For Red Flag Winds; Fire Grows To 714,219 Acres, 'Today Will Be A Day Of Battle'Cal Fire Operations Chief Mark Bruton didn't mince words at Saturday morning's briefing for crews battling the massive Dixie Fire, the day had all the ingredients for another challenging afternoon along the fire lines that stretch for nearly 500 miles.
Massive Dixie Fire Pushes Toward Susanville; Crews Challenged By Critical Fire WeatherFirefighters faced more dangerously windy weather Tuesday as they struggled to keep the nation’s largest wildfire from moving toward a Northern California county seat and other small mountain communities.
Gold Fire In Rural Northeastern California Grows To Nearly 30 Square Miles, 35% ContainedFirefighters worked Friday to construct and reinforce containment lines around a forest fire in rural northeastern California.
Containment Increases In Hog Fire, Gold Fire Burning In NorCalFirefighters increased containment of two wildfires in rural northeastern California, authorities said Thursday.
Hog Fire In NorCal Grows To 9,400 Acres As Firefighters Contend With Hail, ThunderstormsThe Hog Fire continued to burn through heavy forest in Northeastern California, as firefighters contended with more unusual weather while battling the massive wildfire.
'Firenado' Spotted As Hog Fire Scorches 8,000 Acres In Northern CaliforniaThe Hog Fire burning in Northeastern California continued to burn overnight, tearing through thousands of acres and even creating its own weather.
Fast-Growing Lassen County Wildfire Forces EvacuationsMandatory evacuations are in effect for the Hog Fire in Lassen County west of Susanville, which has rapidly grown past 5,800 acres and is threatening 170 structures.
NorCal's Lassen County Sees 1st COVID-19 Cases, Slows ReopeningA rural Northern California county that had been one of the state's two counties without any reported coronavirus cases now has at least five.
Officials: Lassen County Man Shot 130 Hawks, Birds Of PreyA Lassen County man shot more than 130 hawks and other legally protected birds of prey on his land, leaving the carcasses to pile up at the foot of trees and telephone poles, wildlife officials said Wednesday.