North Complex West Zone: 2 Died Trying To Escape Fire In Feather Falls; 2 More Victims Confirmed Among Berry Creek Dead As the flames closed in on Butte County Mountain community of Feather Falls last week, two local residents tried unsuccessfully to outrun the North Complex West Zone fire. They were overwhelmed in their vehicles and are among the 15 who have died in the blaze, authorities said Tuesday evening.
North Complex West Zone: Missing Couple Identified As Fire Victims; New Body Recovered; Death Toll Grows To 15The bodies of a missing Berry Creek couple, who told relatives during frantic call as flames roared through their Butte County mountain community that they would try to escape the fire by sheltering in a nearby pond, were identified Monday, tragically ending their family's hopes that they had survived.
Rescue Team Drags Bear Injured in Bear Fire Up Rough Terrain to SafetyA small team of state biologists and local law officers hauled a 350-pound black bear injured in the Bear Fire in Butte County across rough terrain to safety.
Bear Fire Update: Newsom Blames 'Climate Emergency' For Historic Wildfire Outbreak; Agonizing Vigil For Families Of Yuba County MissingStanding in smoke-filled, burned-out Yuba County park, Gov. Gavin Newsom blamed 'a climate emergency' for the historic outbreak of wildfires across Northern California that have claimed at least 15 lives, destroyed hundreds of homes and laid to waste more than 3 million acres of land.
Bear Fire Update: 7 More Fatalities Confirmed In Butte County, Raising Fire Death Toll To 10Authorities in Butte County announced Thursday evening that seven more fatalities have been confirmed in connection with the Bear Fire in Butte County, which has been renamed the North Complex West Zone Fire.
Bear Fire Update: 3 Confirmed Dead, A Dozen Still Missing In Huge NorCal WildfireAuthorities early Wednesday evening confirmed that three people were dead and a dozen missing in connection with the Bear Fire that exploded in size overnight across three Northern California counties.
North Complex Fire In Plumas National Forest Spurs Evacuation Orders In 3 CountiesA wildfire burning in the Plumas National Forest on Tuesday has led to mandatory evacuation orders in parts of Plumas, Butte and Yuba counties, according to authorities.