An interactive showing the location and statistics of the Silver wildfire, including photos, can be viewed here.
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) – The threat of weekend thunderstorms could bring much-needed moisture to a huge wildfire in the Southern California mountains near Palm Springs. Unfortunately it could also bring wind, lightning and other volatile […]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) – There’s a dangerous but basic equation behind the killer Yarnell Hill wildfire and other blazes raging across the West this summer: More heat, more drought, more fuel and more people in […]
DENVER (AP) — A bipartisan group of Western U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to focus more on preventing wildfires rather than taking money from programs that clear potentially hazardous dead trees and […]
COARSEGOLD, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say they’ve arrested a couple suspected of setting dozens of grass fires, including one that destroyed a home near Yosemite National Park. State fire spokesman Daniel Berlant says […]
ORCUTT, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say they’re going door to door to order the evacuation of hundreds of homes as a wind-fanned vegetation fire threatens structures in northern Santa Barbara County. County fire spokesman […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters are working to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history. The labor-intensive work […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire burning northeast of Colorado Springs has destroyed at least 360 homes, making it the most destructive in state history. El Paso County sheriff Terry Maketa said Thursday that […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — As dry conditions set the stage for another difficult fire season, the Forest Service said Tuesday it will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year because of automatic spending cuts imposed by […]
CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Crews continue to build containment lines around a 50-acre wildfire started by a burning tractor-trailer north of Los Angeles that forced the closure of one lane of Interstate 5. Forest Service […]
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire sparked in dry brush on a ridge next to a Ventura County freeway is moving towards homes in a suburban community. The Ventura County Fire Department says the blaze […]