Feds Lift Restrictions On 747 Jumbo Firefighting Tanker UseRestrictions on the use of a 747 air tanker that played a key role in taming the deadly wine country wildfires last month have been lifted by the Government Accountability Office.
Santa Rosa Coffey Park Residents Search For Memories Hidden Among The AshesSearching through the ashes that were once her Coffey Park home, Linda Miller hoped that she could find some small pieces of her life before the devastating Tubbs Fire.
Redwood Valley Man Arrested For Shooting At Cal Fire CrewA 73-year-old Redwood Valley man has been arrested for shooting at a Cal Fire crew who were battling a wildfire bearing down on his property.
Mendocino County Wildfire Victims Made Final Phone CallAs the flames closed in on Jane Gardiner's Redwood Valley home early the morning of Oct. 9th, she called her step-son to tell him she was waiting for the fire department to rescue her.
Older Couples Unable To Escape The Flames Embraced A Last TimeSome had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars.
Humble Hero Saved 18 From Deadly WildfireWhen the Tubbs Fire exploded outside Calistoga, it raced over a nearby ridge and into the Franz Valley. Within minutes, it was bearing down on Mayacamas Ranch.
Wildfires Closer To Containment As Rain Approaches Bay AreaFirefighters continued to increase containment of the fires burning in Sonoma, Napa and Solano counties Thursday as officials raised the number of structures destroyed to nearly 7,000.
Rain Showers On The Way; Death Toll Climbs To 42Firefighters continued to gain the upper hand on the deadliest outbreak of wildfires in California history Wednesday with containment numbers soaring higher and more help was on the way.
State Investigating Wildfire Evacuation At Senior Care HomeState regulators are investigating the evacuations of two assisted living homes for seniors that were damaged when a wind-driven wildfire swept through California wine country.
Firefighters From Across The West Come To Wine Country's AidIt was a battle waged on the northern edge of Sonoma's wine country, fought along a wooded canyon bordered by wineries and the county's sprawling juvenile justice center.
Threat Still Lurks As Firefighters Make Gains On Deadly Wine Country WildfiresThousands of weary firefighters made progress early Tuesday, taming a series of wildfires that have brought historic levels of death and destruction to Northern California's picturesque wine country.
Wildfire Water Tender Driver In Fatal Crash IdentifiedA 38-year-old volunteer firefighter from Missouri was identified Tuesday as the driver killed when a water tender careened out of control and rolled over on the steep Oakville Grade.
Sutter Hospital Reopens After Frantic Wildfire EvacuationThe last time Dr. Scott Witt stood inside Sutter Hospital’s Neo-Natal ICU, he was franticly calling out orders to get his young patients out as the Tubbs Fire closed in.
Some Wildfire Residents Returning; Water Truck Driver Dies In CrashMandatory wildfire evacuations were lifted for areas affected by the wine country wildfires, while other displaced residents were being urged to have patience as it could take days or weeks for them to return to their fire-ravaged neighborhoods.
Goat-Herding Dog Refused To Abandon Flock Amid Firestorm, Miraculously SurvivedWith the deadly flames of the Tubbs Fire bearing down on his property, Roland Tembo Hendel knew it was time to round up his family, dogs and cats flee.