UPDATE: River Fire Erupts in Nevada and Placer Counties; Evacuations Ordered in ColfaxA wildfire that broke out near the border between Nevada and Placer counties Wednesday afternoon quickly grew to 1,400 acres, forcing evacuations in the town of Colfax according to authorities.
Dire Dixie Fire Warning: 'Evacuate To The East Immediately'; Wind-Whipped Flames Close In On ChesterWhipped up by Red Flag wind gusts nearing 35 mph, the Dixie Fire advanced toward Greenville and Chester Wednesday afternoon, forcing officials to issue ominous warnings to any residents remaining in those two communities.
Dixie Fire Video: Flames Jump Over Highway 89; New Evacuation Orders for Lake Almanor, Chester and Parts of Indian ValleyNew activity on the northern side of the Dixie Fire in Plumas County Tuesday afternoon brought more mandatory evacuation orders to the east shore of Lake Almanor, the northeast side of Indian Valley and the town of Chester, according to authorities.
McFarland, Monument Fires In Trinity County Grow To More Than 21,000 AcresTwo lightning-caused wildfires in Trinity County in upper Northern California jumped in size over the past 24 hours to more than 21,000 acres combined.
Officials Issue Health Caution In San Joaquin Valley Following WildfireOfficials from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District issued a health caution advisory Monday to residents in the northern and central regions of the San Joaquin Valley due to an ongoing wildfire nearby.
Firefighters Battling 2-3 Acre Wildfire In Lake Countyire crews were fighting a small wildfire in Lake County Monday night, according to Lake County Sheriff's Department.
Early Morning Wildfire Erupts On Bradford Island; At Least 2 Homes Damaged, Residents Forced To EvacuateStrong winds whipped a brush fire across the peat wetlands of Bradford Island in Eastern Contra Costa County early Monday, forcing the residents to flee by ferryboat and crews to use fireboats to battle the flames.
UPDATE: Jet Narrowly Missed Bus When i t Crashed in TruckeeA plane crash in Truckee that killed four people Monday afternoon narrowly missed a schools bus and several homes, according to authorities.
UPDATE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek AreaCrews in the South Bay battled a brush fire burning along Coyote Creek, near homes and businesses in North San Jose and Milpitas well into Tuesday night.
UPDATE: Winds Stoke Massive, Still-Growing Dixie Fire in Northern CaliforniaErratic winds and the potential for dry lightning added to the challenges facing firefighters battling the Dixie Fire, the largest wildfire currently burning in California.
UPDATE: Coroner Has Not Identified Passengers On Plane That Crashed In TruckeeA small, luxury jet plane crashed while approaching the Truckee-Tahoe Airport early Monday afternoon, killing everyone aboard.
Dixie Fire: Thick Smoke Layer Gives Beleaguered Firefighters A Break; Indian Falls Devastated As Dixie, Fly Fire Merge There was little remaining of several homes in the Plumas County community of Indian Falls except piles for smoldering rubble Monday, a grim reminder of the desperate weekend firefight waged when the Dixie and Fly wildfires merged.
Tamarack Fire Update: Crews Brace for More Extreme Fire Behavior Near Hwy 395Fire crews south of Lake Tahoe were facing another grueling day of heat and extreme fire behavior along the state line as they battled the still growing Tamarack Fire Friday.
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.