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News about California Fires:

    The Apple fire that started in Cherry Valley and caused the evacuations that displaced thousands before it raced into the ridges and canyons of the San Bernardino National Forest was caused by burning carbon from the exhaust system of a diesel-fueled vehicle, investigators said Monday, Aug. 3. Hot particles from the exhaust ignited brush in...
    Thousands of people in Southern California are under evacuation orders on Sunday after a wildfire exploded in size, destroying at least one home. The Riverside County Fire Department said the blaze, known as the Apple Fire, has scorched about 20,516 acres and is at zero percent containment as it burns in an area straddling Riverside and San Bernardino counties in the mountains east of Los Angeles. The blaze grew...
    Inciweb Many people in California are keeping a close eye on fires now that it’s fire season again, especially with the Apple Fire quickly growing to more than 20,000 acres. Here’s a look at the latest wildfires in California on August 2. The first section of this story will show interactive maps for...
    San Bernardino County Sheriff Apple Hearth The Apple Hearth in Riverside County, California is now greater than 20,000 acres in dimension and 1000’s have been evacuated from the blaze. Officers consider that arson might have prompted the fireplace, which began as two particular person fires that later...
    (CNN)With temperatures soaring and winds gusting, California firefighters may soon face their first significant battle against wildland blazes, but they will also have to contend with the uncertain terrain caused by the coronavirus.Under Covid-19 safety procedures, California fire officials tell CNN they will reduce the size of usually bustling base camps -- where hundreds of...
    Zion Williamson to play in short bursts in Pelicans’ bubble opener My Two-Year-Old Tested the New Lovevery Play Kit Subscription Box PG&E Fire Insurance Costs Skyrocket After Bankruptcy, Fires (Bloomberg) -- PG&E Corp. is finding it very costly to buy fire insurance after wildfires triggered by its power lines sent the company into bankruptcy...
    Residents in a rural area of San Luis Obispo County have been evacuated as a brush fire exploded and burned at least one structure Tuesday afternoon. The Branch fire was initially reported as a 40-acre brush fire in the area off of Highway 58 and Soda Lake Road in the California Valley at about...
    Firefighters have nearly put out a major fire, the largest so far this year in California, that sent smoke into the Bay Area for much of the past week. On Thursday, crews reported achieving 85% containment on the Mineral Fire, which has burned more than 29,667 acres — an area the size of San Francisco...
    A growing wildfire that's burning in the northeast corner of California has scorched thousands of acres and even created its own weather. Cal Fire said the Hog Fire burning in Lassen County west of Susanville had burned at least 9,420 acres as of Wednesday and is only 9 percent contained. "The Hog Fire remained active...
    SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters and aircraft worked Tuesday to halt the spread of two forest fires in rural northeastern California. The Gold Fire in northern Lassen County nearly doubled in size to 7 square miles (18.2 square kilometers) south of the tiny Modoc County community of Adin and there was zero containment. Two firefighters...
    (CBS SF) – Parts of the the Bay Area will see hazy skies for a second straight day, as smoke from wildfires burning in Central California continues to drift into the region. According to the National Weather Service, smoke from the Mineral Fire in Fresno County and the Coyote Fire in San Benito County is...
    SAN JOSE – Crews on Monday battled back-to-back brush fires in San Jose, one of which spurred the closure of Highway 101. The first blaze was reported about 3:05 p.m. near Component Drive and Orchard Parkway, said San Jose Fire Department spokesperson Erica Ray. Crews contained the 5-acre fire by 4:10 p.m. Less than three...
    California is beginning to feel the impacts of the unusually dry weather it had this winter, and that doesn’t bode well for wildfires. After a modest fire season last year, scientists say the lack of rain in February and March, combined with hot weather last month, has left vegetation in Northern California drier now than...
    SACRAMENTO —  Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials said Thursday that California will shelter wildfire evacuees in hotels, require temperature checks and make other changes to protect people from COVID-19 as the state battles an increase in blazes during the pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak presents a new challenge to the longstanding wildfire problem in...
    Inciweb California fires close to me Many individuals in California are protecting a detailed eye on fires now that it’s hearth season once more. Right here’s a have a look at the most recent wildfires in California on July 7. The primary part of this story will...
    Inciweb California fires near me Many people in California are keeping a close eye on fires now that it’s fire season again. Here’s a look at the latest wildfires in California on July 7. The first section of this story will show interactive maps for the state and the second section will detail...
    The relentless barrage of fireworks that dominated the skyline on the Fourth of July caused destruction on the ground, according to officials.Fire crews worked to put out hundreds of spot fires across California caused by wayward fireworks.A video from Sacramento shows firefighters battling a blaze that broke out on the side of the road as...
    The night sky may have been ablaze with fireworks on the Fourth of July across Northern California, but fire crews were busy on the ground as dozens of fires were reported. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said Sunday that between 7 p.m. on midnight on July 4, fire crews responded to 67 fires....
    Brush fires forced the closure of two freeways in Los Angeles County on Sunday afternoon amid hot and dry conditions in the region. In Santa Clarita, a brush fire that broke out in the area of Soledad Canyon Road jumped the 14 Freeway at around 4 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department....
    Illegal fireworks lit up the night sky across much of Southern California over Independence Day weekend, sending firefighters scrambling to deal with several hundred fires, according to reports. Aerial footage from NBC News in LA showed bursts of illegal fireworks peppering the city and county after local officials canceled official July 4th displays over social-distancing...
    Los Angeles County banned official Fourth of July fireworks displays due to the coronavirus outbreak, but that didn’t appear to dissuade people from celebrating at home. L.A. firefighters responded to thousands of emergency calls Saturday and extinguished at least one large blaze that consumed half an apartment complex in Northridge, officials said. “As it...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters scrambled to douse grass and structure fires sparked by illegal Fourth of July fireworks in California's Central Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. The city of San Francisco saw at least 100 fires between 3 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The fire department tweeted...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California that killed more than 100 people. The nation's largest utility announced Wednesday it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and paid $5.4 billion in initial funds and 22.19% of its...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California that killed more than 100 people. The nation’s largest utility announced Wednesday it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and paid $5.4 billion in initial funds and 22.19% of...
    Kevin Dillon saved his neighbor’s house from burning down during the 2018 fires in California. A couple years ago, the state of California had the worst wildfires in its history, and large portions of the state were evacuated. Dillon got a call that his house was on fire, and he ended up saving his neighbor’s...
    TESLA reportedly fired five factory workers for not coming back to work amid coronavirus fears – even though Elon Musk said they weren't obligated to. Two employees at the electric automaker’s Fremont, California factory claimed they were sacked for “failure to return to work” during the state lockdown in May after taking unpaid leave. The...
    RED BLUFF, Calif (AP) — Authorities shot a man who drove into a distribution Center Saturday south of Red Bluff and started shooting at people, local media reported. The shooting by a man with “AR-type weapon” started about 3:30 p.m. at the Walmart distribution center, emergency dispatchers told the Record-Searchlight newspaper. There also was a...
    RED BLUFF, Calif (AP) — Authorities shot a man who drove into a distribution Center Saturday south of Red Bluff and started shooting at people, local media reported. The shooting by a man with “AR-type weapon” started about 3:30 p.m. at the Walmart distribution center, emergency dispatchers told the Record-Searchlight newspaper. There also was a...
    CalFire Many individuals in California are preserving an in depth eye on fires now that it’s hearth season once more. A fireplace is at the moment burning in Paso Robles, however there are others too. Right here’s a have a look at the most recent wildfires in California...
    CalFire Many people in California are keeping a close eye on fires now that it’s fire season again. A fire is currently burning in Paso Robles, but there are others too. Here’s a look at the latest wildfires in California on June 22. The first section of this story will show interactive maps...
    CalFire California fires near me Many people in California are keeping a close eye on fires now that it’s fire season again. A fire is currently burning near San Luis Obispo called the Avila Fire, but there are others too. Here’s a look at the latest wildfires in California on June 15. The...
    Authorities on Wednesday said a man was found fatally shot nearby a central California police station that a gunman had fired shots at, and the two incidents are believed to be related. The shooter has yet to be found and a search was underway in the downtown area of the city of Paso Robles,...