Wildfires

Bulldozer operator killed fighting California blaze

BIG SUR — The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it…

 

‘Like a freight train’: California wildfire guts 18 homes

LOS ANGELES — Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight…

 

Weather helps crews battling Western wildfires — for now

LOS ANGELES — Cooler, more humid weather gave at least some temporary…

 

Wildfires cause dip in new California housing units

SACRAMENTO — The number of new housing units in California declined last…

Two California wildfires cause nearly $2 billion in damage

Two massive wildfires that burned up parts of Northern California, killing six…

California now says violent inmates have long fought fires

SACRAMENTO — About 1,400 of the state's 3,700 inmate firefighters have previous…

California may allow inmate firefighters with violent pasts

SACRAMENTO — California officials are considering allowing inmates with violent backgrounds to…

$43M in California fire prevention money goes unspent

SACRAMENTO — A state fire prevention account has ended recent fiscal years…

Records detail dramatic response to California wildfire

MIDDLETOWN — A daughter was worried about her elderly parents trying to…

Sixth body found in rubble of Northern California wildfires

COBB — Another body has been found in a burned-out home in…

Scope of devastation clearer as wildfire evacuees return

The scope of devastation from one of California's most destructive wildfires is…

Death toll in California fires jumps as two more bodies found

MIDDLETOWN — Two more bodies have been found in the ruins of…

Northern California wildfire evacuees return home, some find charred ruins, twisted metal

MIDDLETOWN — Some residents cried as they walked through the rubble of…

Computer models failing to accurately predict path of flames

SACRAMENTO — Wildfires that have raged in California this summer haven't just…

Ferocious wildfire devastates mountain town of Middleton

MIDDLETOWN — Earlier this summer, this small mountain town north of San…

California government says it's meeting water-saving goal

State agencies in drought-stricken California reported that they met their own water…

Another year of water restrictions likely in dry California

Californians won't be able to water their lawns more than twice a…

California drought making wildfires a year-round threat

The drought has meant bigger and more dangerous winter wildfires for California.…

Wing may have hit tree in deadly air tanker crash

The wing of a firefighting aircraft might have hit a tree and…

California wildfire threatening hundreds of homes

A series of wildfires along a Northern California interstate destroyed five homes…