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Commuters make their way along the 210 freeway as a wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Thursday, Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Structures burning in Colby wildfire

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Homes burned in a wildfire threatening neighborhoods in dangerously dry foothills of Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains on Thursday, fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds that spit embers into the city […]

01/16/2014

A wildfire burns in the hills just north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, Calif. on Jan 16, 2014. Southern California authorities have ordered the evacuation of homes at the edge of a fast-moving wildfire burning in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Evacuations ordered as wildfire burns in San Gabriel Mountains

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burned out of control near homes in the dangerously dry foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains early Thursday, fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds that spit embers into neighborhoods […]

01/16/2014

A Cal Fire helicopter. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)

Wildfire burning in hills northeast of Los Angeles

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Crews are battling a wildfire burning out of control in the foothills northeast of Los Angeles as Southern California braces for another day of dry and windy weather conditions. Fire officials […]

01/16/2014

(AP Photo)

Brush fire briefly blocks LA freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Officials have reopened a key freeway junction in the Los Angeles area that was shut down for 90 minutes by a brush fire. City News Service reported Saturday that three fire […]

10/05/2013

(AP Photo)

Cucamonga Canyon closed as fire prevention measure

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — San Bernardino National Forest officials have taken the unusual step of closing a popular natural area as a way to prevent wildfires. The Los Angeles Times says that for the […]

10/01/2013

In this Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, a fire crew stands watch along a fire break near a burn operation on the southern flank of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Mike McMillan)

Scientists assess damage from Yosemite-area fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches. Members of the federal […]

09/08/2013

(AP Photo)

Brush fire erupts in Riverside County

HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Southern California firefighters are battling a 15- to 20-acre wildland fire south of Hemet in Riverside County. The fire was reported at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday and is burning in grass and […]

09/04/2013

A herd of goats waits at the feed trough at Oak Knoll Dairy in Windsor, Vt., on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Valley News, Sarah Priestap)

Spontaneous goat manure fire stinks up Vt. town

WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A pile of goat manure spontaneously caught fire, spreading stench and wrinkling noses through a Vermont town but causing no damage, officials said. The odor evoked “a damp kind of burning […]

08/23/2013

In this Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 photo, traffic on U.S. Highway 12 near Lolo, Mont., retreats to safety from the West Fork II fire that grew from less than 100 acres Monday morning to about 3,500 acres and burned both sides of the highway. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Hot, dry summer pushes wildfire spending past $1B

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires burning in Oregon, Idaho and Montana are taxing national firefighting resources and helping to push spending past $1 billion for the year. The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise […]

08/20/2013

The remains of a home and a car destroyed by a wildfire are seen on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, near Banning, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Firefighters make progress battling Silver Fire

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are making progress battling Southern California’s latest destructive wildfire, which has burned 26 homes and threatened more than 500 others in the San Jacinto Mountains. The Silver Fire, which charred […]

08/10/2013

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