California Wildfires: Smoke Could Impact Bay Area Air Quality Starting Sunday NightBay Area skies have remained largely free of wildfire smoke so far this fire season, but that could all change starting Sunday evening.
VIDEO: 'Heart-Stopping' Clip From Inside UC Davis Firetruck Cab Shows Tamarack Fire IntensityA brief video clip taken from inside the cab of a UC Davis Fire Department truck while driving through the Tamarack Fire provided a harrowing glimpse of the danger fire crews are facing as they battle the still growing blaze.
Tamarack Fire Update: Wind-Whipped Flames Cross Into Nevada; Firefighters Digging In Along Highway 395The advancing flames of the Tamarack Fire crossed over into Nevada early Wednesday, forcing voluntary evacuation warnings for several small communities to the west of the Highway 395 corridor.
Tamarack Fire Update: Firefighters Turn Back Flames Near Woodfords; Local Residents Question Initial Fire ResponseAs firefighters battled a wall of flames burning through miles of tinder-dry trees and brush in the Sierra near Lake Tahoe early Tuesday, local residents were questioning the initial U.S. Forest Service response to the blaze that began smoldering after a July Fourth weekend lightning strike.
UPDATE: Tamarack Fire Evacuation Orders Expanded; Rain Could Trigger Mudslides In AreaAdditional mandatory evacuations were ordered in areas around the Tamarack Fire Monday as authorities warned of possible mudslides or debris flows because of rain forecast for the region.
UPDATE: Tamarack Fire Explodes to 21,000 Acres; Zero Containment; 'It Happened So Fast'A once-smoldering wildfire exploded to life, growing to 21,000 acres Saturday and sending a wall of wind-whipped flames toward the evacuated Sierra community of Markleeville.