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Couple Indicted for Gender-Reveal Event That led to Wildfire Which Killed One Firefighter, Injured...
A pyrotechnic gender-reveal photo shoot went awry and sparked last year's deadly 22,680-acre El Dorado wildfire.
The threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest to prepare for additional blazes.
The blaze was 200 acres in size and 75% contained as of 11 a.m.
The Dixie Fire had burned a couple of square miles of brush and timber near the Feather River Canyon area of Butte County and moved into national forest land in neighboring Plumas County.
The fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon has chewed through more than 1.8 square miles of brush and timber near the Feather River Canyon area of Butte County.
Authorities were directing traffic in the area when part of the downed line got snagged on a semi-truck passing through.
More than 14,000 firefighters and support personnel were attacking fires covering close to a million acres of land.
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.
A fast-moving wildfire broke out Sunday afternoon in the High Sierra foothills, about 20 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park.