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Wildfires Threaten Homes, Land Across 10 Western States

Nearly 60 wildfires tore through bone-dry timber and brush from Alaska to Wyoming. Arizona, Idaho, and Montana accounted for more than half of the large active fires.

Firefighters Make Progress Against Western Wildfires

The fires have forced evacuations in numerous areas with scattered homes and tiny communities where some burned houses and other structures have been observed, but total losses were still being tallied.

California and Other Western Parts Broil and Burn

California and other parts of the West are sinking deeper into drought and that has sent fire danger sky high in many areas.

Fast-Moving Wildfire Burning Toward Critical Route to Yosemite Park

A fast-moving wildfire broke out Sunday afternoon in the High Sierra foothills, about 20 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park.

Video: Billowing River Fire Smoke Plume as Fire Explodes Near Yosemite

The fire, initially reported to be about 10 acres, expanded to 800 acres as of an 5:43 p.m. update from Cal Fire.

MS Firefighters to Fight Wildfires in CA

A crew of 20 wildland firefighters from Mississippi is heading to California to help prevent the spread of wildfires.

Big Rig Carrying 80k Pounds of Bananas Catches Fire in Los Angeles, CA

The fire occurred at about 10 a.m. on the southbound 5 Freeway at Mission Road, and it took Los Angeles Fire Department crews just under 30 minutes to extinguish it.

Video: Firenado Whirls as Wildfire Ravages Northern California Forest

Smoke and flames whirl behind firefighting equipment in a grassy field in the video.

Bay Area Firefighters Fought Hundreds of July 4th Fires, Many From Illegal Fireworks

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and the city of Oakland alone reported at least 216 fires from Sunday morning through Monday morning.

DUI Suspect Hits Three, Including Responding Firefighter, as Crews Battle Watsonville Brush Fire

First responders had the fire nearly contained when a pickup truck drove past the scene and hit multiple cars and bystanders.


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