Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire in the 400 block of Azuar Drive shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, fire Capt. Steve Smircich said. –Read More
Two adults and six children were displaced Friday afternoon after a fire started in a garage and burned a vehicle in the driveway of a home southwest of the La Mesa/Nisqualli Interchange, San Bernardino County Fire Department officials said. –Read More
The suspect is Keith Matthew Emerald, 32, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California. He is facing charges of timber-set fire and lying to a government agency, both felonies, and fires left unattended and not extinguished, and violating a fire restriction order, both misdemeanors. At the time of Rim Fire, there was a temporary fire restriction in place. –Read More
The blaze was reported at 5:05 p.m., according to Riverside County Fire/CalFire spokeswoman Jennifer Fuhrman. –Read More
Slowly but steadily growing, the Lodge Lightning Complex fire in Mendocino County now has burned 4,300 acres of forest at a firefighting cost of $5.4 million, according to Cal Fire.
A survey Wednesday by Cal Fire officials showed that flames have spread east along the Eel River canyon and were within one mile of the Big Bend Lodge area, along Low Gap creek. –Read More
A fire destroyed two apartment buildings and damaged two adjacent structures Friday afternoon in the 46000 block of Millux Street, the California Department of Forestry and Fire/Merced County Fire Department reported.
Battalion Chief Mike van Loben said firefighters responded to the fire at 1:18 p.m. Friday. The blaze was contained at 3:01 p.m. –Read More
Towns were evacuated and homes were threatened Tuesday as firefighters battled at least 13 major wildfires across drought-stricken California. –Read More
The first call out was shortly after 6 a.m. when firefighters found a home in the 1200 block of north G Street with smoke billowing out between the first and second floor. –Read More
The Eiler Fire in Shasta County is now 20 percent contained and has burned 28,600 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The conflagration, 4 miles south of the town of Burney, is likely to be contained by Aug. 20, fire officials say. Now 1,171 firefighters are battling the blaze.
Cal Fire reports that the Bald Fire, also in Shasta County, is 30 percent contained and has consumed 39,850 acres. –Read More
A three-alarm fire erupted Monday in the vacant Renoir Hotel, where construction workers were in the midst of a major renovation project, but firefighters were quickly able to bring the blaze under control and thus save the historic brick-and-timber structure, which had origins in 1904. –Read More