Man Sentenced In 2014 Wildfire That Burned 150 Square Miles In Sierra NevadaThirty-nine-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of felony arson in the September 2014 King 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.
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.
Man Facing Arson Charge Due In Court As Massive El Dorado King Wildfire Rages OnA man with a long criminal history is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges that he set a huge wildfire still burning in El Dorado County.
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.