'Minimal Fire' In Santa Cruz Mountains CZU Complex; LNU, SCU Complexes Near Total Containment Nearly a month after they roared to life during an unprecedented dry lightning storm, three major wildfire complexes that have consumed more than 846,000 acres in the San Francisco Bay Area, destroyed at least 2,723 homes and commercial buildings and claimed six lives neared full containment on Tuesday.
San Francisco Bay Area Wildfires: Spot Fires Challenge CZU Complex Fire Lines; Firefighters Extend Containment Of LNU, SCU Wildfire Complex BlazesFirefighters battling the CZU Lightning Complex fire in the timber-rich Santa Cruz Mountains increased containment to 76 percent overnight, but soaring temperatures, bone-dry humidity levels and a new Red Flag Fire Warning Monday raised new concerns along the fire lines.
Heat Wave: Progress Made On LNU, SCU, CZU Fires Ahead Of Soaring TempsFirefighters continued to make progress on the three major lightning sparked wildfires that have been burning for weeks in the Bay Area, as temperatures are set to soar again Labor Day weekend.
Heat Wave May Spark Flare-Ups As Firefighters Advance Progress On NorCal Wildfire ComplexesAs firefighters approach full containment on the lightning-caused fires burning for more than two weeks in Northern California, they are also bracing for possible flare-ups because of an approaching heat wave this weekend.
National Guardsman Assigned To LNU Complex Fire Rescued After Falling 100 Feet Down HillA National Guardsman injured fighting the LNU Lightning Complex in Sonoma County is recovering after a risky helicopter rescue that plucked him from the challenging terrain covered by trees and fallen logs.
NASA Photos Reveal Vast Destruction Left Behind From Ravaging WildfiresThe wildfires that have burned through more than 1 million acres in Northern California since igniting during dry lightning strikes last month have left behind massive burn scars across the once green landscape.
North Bay Fire Victims Identified; Firefighters Race To Build Containment Of Wildfire ComplexesFirefighters extended containment on three massive wildfire complexes burning in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday as a high pressure system continue to build offshore in the Pacific with the threat of still winds and soaring temperatures over the Labor Day weekend.
LNU Lightning Complex: Raging Wildfires Destroy At Least 600 Homes In Napa, Sonoma And Solano CountiesThousands of residents forced to flee their Wine Country homes as the flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fires closed in on their neighborhoods continued their exodus back home Monday, hopeful to find their houses still standing and their life possessions untouched.
LNU Lightning Complex: 375,000 Acres Burned, 56 Percent ContainedContainment of the LNU Lightning Complex Fire that has been burning since Aug. 17 in Sonoma, Lake, Marin, Napa and Solano counties increased only marginally overnight to 56 percent with 375,000 acres burned
LNU Lightning Complex: Signs of Normalcy Return To Healdsburg As Evacuees ReturnThe LNU Lightning Complex, which has been burning in Sonoma, Lake, Marin, Napa and Solano counties, was 55 percent contained by late Saturday as thousands of evacuees continued to return to their homes and businesses.
Sonoma County Opens New Wildfire Assistance Centers in Healdsburg, GuernevilleSonoma County opened two assistance centers for wildfire victims in Healdsburg and Guerneville staffed by representatives from government and social service agencies.
LNU Lightning Complex: Tiny Sonoma County Community, Famed for Rain, Scorched in Walbridge FireVenado, in Sonoma County, known for its often-heavy winter rainfall, was ravaged in the Walbridge Fire
LNU Lightning Complex: 'Not Done With This By A Long Shot'; Hennessey Fire Remains Top FocusThe northwest tip of the Hennessey Fire, burning just south of Middletown in Lake County, remains the top priority Friday for firefighting efforts on the LNU Lightning Complex fires, Cal Fire officials said.
LNU Lightning Complex: Residents Return To Destroyed Spanish Flat Mobile VillaIt was only a few days ago when families lived here. Children running up and down the street, riding their bicycles; and now, total destruction.
LNU Lightning Complex Fire Burn Zones Map & Fast FactsThe LNU Lightning Complex is a series of lightning-caused fires that began August 17 and are spread across five counties.