Butts Fire

In this still frame from video provided by KNSD-TV, a home is fully involved in flames as crews scrambled to corral a wildfire that burned two homes near the San Diego County mountain town of Julian in Southern California Thursday, July 3, 2014. The blaze erupted around 10:30 a.m. and prompted the mandatory evacuation of 200 homes. Firefighters attacked the 150-acre blaze in the air and on the ground. The fire destroyed two homes and an outbuilding and was 15 percent contained at nightfall, state fire Capt. Kendal Bortisser said. (AP Photo/KNSD-TV)

California wildfires grow in north, south

JULIAN, Calif. (AP) — Crews scrambled Thursday to corral a wildfire that burned two homes in Southern California and threatened hundreds of others as an older, larger blaze endangered more homes in rural Northern California. […]

07/03/2014

A Delta inmate crew with Cal Fire prepares to cut a line around the Butts Fire along Butts Canyon Road, Tuesday July 1, 2014, near Middletown Calif. (AP Photo/The Press Democrat, Kent Porter)

Napa County wildfire grows, makes runs overnight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say a wildfire in a rural part of Northern California’s Napa County that has damaged two homes and forced the evacuation of 200 others grew overnight, as crews struggled to […]

07/03/2014

Smoke rises from the Butts Canyon Fire on Tuesday July 1, 2014, near Middletown, Calif., on the border between Lake and Napa counties. (AP Photo/Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Kent Porter)

Butts Fire in Napa County grows, no major vineyards at risk

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A raging wildfire in rural Northern California has spread over 5 square miles and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Napa County but was not threatening any major vineyards on […]

07/02/2014

Kelseyville firefighters prepare to pull back from the fire on Butts Canyon Road, as the fire jumps the road, Tuesday July, 1, 2014, outside Middletown, Calif., at the border between Lake and Napa counties. (AP Photo/The Press Democrat, Kent Porter)

Damaging fire in Napa County grows to 5 square miles

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 1,000 firefighters are hoping to get a better handle Wednesday on a raging wildfire in rural Northern California that has spread to 5 square miles and forced the evacuation […]

07/02/2014

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