Near Air Disaster Triggered Fatal Wildfire Retardant DropAn error by a lead plane nearly ran a firefighting 747 into a clump of trees during efforts to curtail the Mendocino Complex fire, triggering a low elevation drop of retardant that led to the death of a Utah firefighter and injuries to three others.
Firefighter Dies Battling Ranch Fire In Lake CountyOfficials with Cal Fire confirmed Monday evening that a firefighter has died from injuries sustained while fighting the Ranch Fire in Lake County.
Gov. Brown Asks Trump for Aid as State Battles 17 WildfiresWildfires fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather continued to grow Saturday in Mendocino and Lake counties, destroying 55 homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee.
Carr Fire Forces Evacuations In Trinity CountyAdditional mandatory evacuations for Trinity County were announced Sunday night for the massive Carr Fire, according to authorities.