UPDATE: Caldor Fire In Sierra Tops 65,000 Acres; Wildfire Remains at Zero ContainmentThe Caldor Fire in the Sierra grew again overnight but the advance was not as explosive as has been earlier in the week because of increased humidity, fire officials said Thursday.
UPDATE: Caldor Fire In Sierra Tops 53,000 Acres; New Evacuations Ordered For KyburzThe Caldor Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada ballooned overnight to more than 53,000 acres, sweeping through the El Dorado National Forest in what fire officials called "unprecedented fire behavior."
Caldor Fire Update: Massive Wildfire Explodes to 30,000 Acres; Newsom Declares State of EmergencyNew evacuations were ordered in El Dorado County ahead of the Caldor Fire that exploded to approximately 30,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada Tuesday after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in the county.
Coroner: PG&E Power Shutoff Did Not Caused Death Of Pollock Pines Man On OxygenNorthern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.
Grand Jury Indicts Man Charged With Starting King FireA man previously charged with deliberately starting the Pollock Pines California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury.
King Wildfire In El Dorado County 94% Contained; Forest Areas ReopenThe U.S Forest Service has reopened some wilderness areas that were closed because of the massive King Wildfire.
Wet Weather Helping Crews Contain Massive California WildfireA U.S. Forest Service spokesman said more rain and high humidity on Saturday aided firefighters battling the King Fire.
Rain Gives Crews Upper Hand In Fighting King Wildfire, Now Over 40% ContainedWet weather was helping firefighters gain control of a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California.
Heat, Wind Could Stoke King Fire In El Dorado County, Around 2,000 More Firefighters Brought InComing winds and warmer temperatures brought worries that progress made in slowing the growth of a massive wildfire in Northern California could be undone.
Couple Weds Next To King Wildfire In El Dorado CountyCalifornia's largest fire burning in El Dorado County couldn't stop a couple from tying the knot.
Crews Bracing For Hotter Weather, Increased Fire Activity In King WildfireCrews battling a huge Northern California wildfire are bracing for hotter temperatures and erratic winds.
More Than 500,000 Gallons Of Retardant Used On King Fire In Sierra, Arson Suspect Pleads Not GuiltyA massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts -- more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.
Higher Humidity Creates Calmer Conditions For Crews Battling King Wildfire In El Dorado CountyHigher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive wildfire in El Dorado County that authorities say was set deliberately and has forced some 2,800 people to evacuate.
Suspected King Fire Arsonist Has Prior Convictions In Santa Cruz CountyA man suspected of deliberately starting the massive King Fire burning east of Sacramento has prior felony convictions in Santa Cruz County, El Dorado County prosecutors said Thursday.
Man Arrested For Arson In Devastating King Wildfire In El Dorado CountyA man has been arrested on suspicion of intentionally starting the out-of-control wildfire east of Sacramento that has burned more than 100 square miles and forced close to 3,000 people from their homes.