Wildfire Near Yosemite National Park Burns 13 Homes

d8ee2a606ea1211d5b0f6a7067004fb3.jpg_11597542 Fire crews increased containment Monday on a wildfire burning near vineyards in Northern California, and officials discussed the possibility of lifting evacuation orders for at least some of the roughly 1,200 people affected.

The fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento was held to a little under 6 square miles overnight while containment increased by 15 percent, to 65 percent, State fire Battalion Chief Scott McLean said. –Read More

Fire guts house in Glendale

tn-gnp-me-fire-guts-home-in-glendale-20140724-001Arson detectives are investigating what sparked a fire that significantly damaged a single-family home in the 700 block of East Garfield Avenue Wednesday night.

The residential fire was reported at 9:31 p.m. and the flames were extinguished by 10:08 p.m., said Glendale Fire Battalion Chief Bill Lynch. –Read More