9 National Forests In Northern California Closed Through Labor Day Due To Wildfires, Dry ConditionsNine national forests in Northern California are closed thorough at least the Labor Day holiday weekend due to ongoing dry conditions and raging wildfires in the region.
August Complex: Massive Northern California Wildfire Grows To More Than 1 Million AcresA lightning spark wildfire, burning mostly in wilderness areas of seven Northern California counties, grew to more than 1 million acres Monday -- the largest fire in California state history and spanning an area equal to the size of the state of Rhode Island.
August Complex In Mendocino Forest Becomes California's Largest Ever Wildfire; 736 Square Miles BurnedA wildfire burning since last month in Northern California is now the state’s largest on record.
Texas Volunteer Firefighter Dies Battling Lightning-Sparked Blaze in Mendocino Nat'l ForestA volunteer fire department in Cresson Texas near Fort Worth said Monday one of its firefighters died battling West Coast wildfire and, later, the Forest Service said one firefighter was killed and another injured battling a Northern California blaze.
Snowbound San Francisco Couple Grateful To RescuersWhat began as a camping trip in the wilds of Mendocino County quickly turned into a battle for survival for Maia Herman-Kitami and her boyfriend Carlos Hernandez.
San Francisco Couple Reported Missing In Mendocino County Found SafeA young San Francisco couple who got trapped in the snow in the Mendocino National Forest was found safe Monday.
Contractor Dies In Accident At Scene Of Ranch FireA contractor doing repair work at the scene of the largest wildfire in California's recorded history has died in a vehicle accident.
New Evacuations Ordered In Mendocino Complex Fire As Battle ContinuesNew evacuation orders were issued in connection with the Mendocino Complex Fire Thursday, according to authorities.
Red Flag Warning Issued For Mendocino Complex Fire Area Mandatory evacuation orders were issued Thursday for residents living along the western shore of Clear Lake as a wildfire continued its destructive march northward.
Mendocino Official Fears 'Multiple Fatalities' In Redwood Complex FireA wind-whipped fire west of the Mendocino National Forest grew to 4,500 acres Monday, claiming one life, destroying numerous homes and forcing evacuations in Redwood Valley in Mendocino County.
Family Of Man Found In Mendocino Forest Recall 19-Day OrdealA 72-year-old San Francisco man is recovering after he was found alive Saturday after spending nearly three weeks lost alone in the woods. Gene Penaflor was finally reunited with his family Saturday, hours after he was spotted in the wilderness of northern California.
72-Year-Old SF Man Survives On Squirrels During 19-Day Ordeal In Mendocino ForestA San Francisco man was rescued this weekend after spending three weeks lost in the Mendocino National Forest, where he survived below-freezing temperatures and subsisted on a diet of squirrels and other wild animals.
Mendocino Forest Wildfire Spreads To 16,800 AcresFederal fire officials said crews are making progress in slowing the growth of a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest.
10,000 Acres Burned In Mendocino Forest FireFederal fire officials said a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest has grown to more 10,000 acres, forcing the closure of campgrounds and the evacuation of a handful of homes.
Pot Bust In Mendocino National Forest Nets 460,000 PlantsLaw enforcement officials said Friday they struck a major blow against illegal marijuana cultivation on public lands in the heart of Northern California pot country.