PG&E to Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly Zogg Fire in Shasta CountyPacific Gas & Electric will face criminal charges because its equipment sparked a wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, a Northern California prosecutor announced Thursday.
Drier, Hot, Windy Weather To Test Containment of NorCal WildfiresContainment of three big wildfires in Northern California has increased but the potential for a new round of winds this week was a concern, authorities said Monday.
UPDATE: Lava, Tennant Fires Grow Near Mount Shasta; Evacuation Orders Still In EffectHundreds of firefighters faced more hot and dry weather on the front lines of multiple wildfires burning out of control in Northern California on Thursday.
Salt Fire In Shasta County Forces Evacuations, Temporary Closure Of Interstate 5A wildfire burning in Shasta County that forced the temporary closure of Interstate Highway 5 and prompted a number of evacuations has grown to over 4,500 acres, fire officials said Thursday afternoon.
UPDATE: Firefighters Battle 50-Acre Brush Fire in Shasta County; Evacuations OrderedFire crews are at the scene of a 50-acre vegetation fire burning near the Shasta County town of Happy Valley Wednesday afternoon that initiated some evacuation orders, authorities said.
Grand Jury in San Francisco Charges Shasta Couple in 1997 Kidnapping of Teen GirlA Shasta County couple facing forced labor charges for forcing three Guatemalan immigrants to work long hours at their businesses for minimal pay have been charged in the 1997 kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl from Las Vegas.
Redding Police Fatally Shoot Woman Whose Car Struck, Pinned Officer Under TireRedding police shot and killed a woman after she struck an officer with her car, trapping him under a tire, authorities said Thursday.
Oakland Zoo Takes In More Mountain Lion Kittens Orphaned By Zogg FireThe Oakland Zoo is nursing three mountain lion kittens back to health, after they were rescued from the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Zogg Fire Update: Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Fatal WildfireOfficials with PG&E confirmed on Friday that Cal Fire has taken possession of equipment owned by the utility in connection with an investigation into the cause of the fatal Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Zogg Fire Update: Containment Raised To 46% Percent; Some Evacuation Orders LiftedCal Fire officials in Shasta County had some good news about the ongoing Zogg Fire Friday, announcing that crews had raised containment to 46 percent.
Zogg Fire: Orphaned Mountain Lion Cub Suffers Burns, Treated At Oakland ZooA young mountain lion cub is receiving treatment at the Oakland Zoo for severe burns suffered during the Zogg Fire burning in far Northern California, officials said.
Zogg Fire Update: Two Fatal Fire Victims Identified; Containment Increased To 39 PercentAuthorities in Shasta County on Thursday afternoon identified two of the four victims who have died in the Zogg Fire since it started on Sunday.
Zogg Fire Update: Fourth Death Confirmed In Massive NorCal WildfireAuthorities on Wednesday confirmed a fourth person has died in connection with the still-growing Zogg Fire burning in Shasta and Tehama counties.
Zogg Fire Update: Deadly Blaze In Shasta And Tehama Counties Grows To Over 50,000 AcresThe Zogg Fire in Shasta and Tehama counties continued to grow overnight, topping 40,000 acres as of Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
Wildfires Prompt Gov. Newsom To Declare State Of Emergency In Napa, Sonoma, Shasta CountiesGovernor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties, Monday, and asked President Trump for a major disaster declaration to the wildfires raging across California.