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.
Portions Of Plumas National Forest Closed As Beckwourth Complex Fire Burns, Heat ReturnsFlames threatening campgrounds and cabins prompted evacuations and closed off a swath of Northern California forest as the state prepared for another weekend of dry, scorching weather and the continuing threat of wildfires.
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.
Containment Grows As Walker Fire In Plumas National Forest Scorches 74 Square MilesThe Walker Fire burning in northeastern California continued to grow Tuesday while containment increased, as the firefight in the Plumas National Forest entered its seventh day.
Oakland Man Convicted Of Murdering Best Friend During LSD Camping TripAn Oakland man has been convicted of first-degree murder and arson for stabbing a man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest.
Oakland Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Man In Plumas National Forest, Setting FireAn Oakland man is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly stabbing an Emeryville man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest Saturday morning and setting the surrounding woods on fire, according to Plumas County prosecutors.
Stranded Woman Starts Forest Fire In Desperate Attempt To Get Help After Giving Birth In WoodsWhat started out as a shortcut turned into a four day ordeal for a woman who was nine months pregnant and eventually gave birth while lost in the Plumas National Forest.
More Than 900 Lightning Strikes Spark More NorCal WildfiresFirefighters have been making progress against a series of wildfires burning in Northern California, but lightning sparked more than a dozen new fires late Friday and early Saturday.
Hot Weather, Strong Winds Fuel NorCal WildfireStrong winds and low humidity have helped a wildfire burning in Northern California's Plumas National Forest expand to nearly 47 square miles. The fire has prompted the evacuation of 55 homes.