Firefighters Battle To Curb California Wildfire Before Winds ReturnAircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles.
Battling 18 Blazes, California May Face Worst Fire SeasonSome 14,000 firefighters from Texas and as far away as New Zealand are struggling to curb 18 wildfires in California.
Largest Wildfire In California History Still GrowingOn Monday, twin fires being treated as one incident north of San Francisco became the largest wildfire in state history, destroying 443 square miles — nearly the size of the city of Los Angeles.
Back To Rubble, Some 'Lost Everything' In California FireThe blaze in the Redding area, 225 miles north of San Francisco, is the largest of 18 wildfires burning throughout California.
Wildfires Scorching Homes, Land And California's BudgetJust a month into the budget year, the state of California has already spent more than one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $125 million.
New Fires Erupt In Northern California; Homes ThreatenedDays after wildfires left a deadly swatch of destruction in Northern California, new blazes exploded to life and threatened more homes.
Twin Wildfires Threatening 10,000 California HomesTwin wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California Tuesday.
Drought-Stricken West Braces As Wildfire Season Flares UpSevere drought has already forced officials in several western states to close national parks as precautions against wildfires and issue warnings throughout the region.
California Wind, And Fire Danger, Hits Unprecedented HighThe color-coded system showing the expected strength of the winds driving the region's fierce wildfires has reached uncharted territory, pushing past red, which means "high" into the color that means "extreme."
20 Injured In Fire At Pennsylvania Senior Living CommunityA massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air.
Kittens Recovering Right 'Meow' After Surviving Arlington FireEighteen kittens are expected to survive after firefighters from the Arlington Fire Department saved them from a burning house.