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Wildfires

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  • Fire burning in Angeles National Forest is 69% contained

     
    Firefighters continued to make headway Thursday in their efforts to contain a wildfire that has charred 4,180 acres in the Angeles National Forest above Glendora....
  • Fire crews continue fighting Williams blaze in Angeles forest

     
    Authorities battling a wildfire in the Angeles National Forest more than doubled their deployments Monday, with 700 firefighters attacking the blaze with air tankers and helicopters. But it will probably take several more days to fully contain the fire,...
  • Southern California wildfire now 15% contained

     
    The huge brush fire burning in the Angeles National Forest off San Gabriel Canyon is now 15% contained and has burned 3,600 acres, officials said Tuesday. Firefighters said they made good progress in the last 24 hours, aided by several......
  • Firefighters gain upper hand on Ponderosa blaze

     
    Under a thick cover of smoke, firefighters and inmate crews Thursday chased the stubborn Ponderosa fire into a blind canyon and declared victory over it, even as a string of almost a half a dozen other wildfires forced Northern California......
  • Crews hope to make progress on Azusa wildfire before winds blow

     
    Firefighters were trying to gain headway on a wildfire raging out of control in the Angeles National Forest before expected gusty winds begin to blow Monday afternoon....
  • Jerry Brown signs bill boosting California timber industry

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday enacting a new tax on lumber sales and restricting legal damages for wildfires....
  • Huge Ponderosa fire chases residents out of their homes

     
    Residents described being chased from their homes by a 12,000-acre wildfire southeast of Redding....
  • Riverside County wildfire 90% contained, authorities say

     
    A wildfire that burned across 2,500 acres of Riverside County and forced some homes to be evacuated has been 90% contained, authorities said. Some smoldering continues in interior back-country areas, the Riverside County Fire Department announced...
  • Largest-ever settlement reached in Northern California wildfire case

     
    One of the most devastating blazes in California history has led to the country's largest-ever settlement in a wildfire case, and federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that they reached a $122.5 million settlement for a fire that torched 65,000 acres in...
  • Obama cabinet official criticizes Brown's wildfire plan

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to limit legal damages from wildfires appears to be headed for final approval this week after some tweaks to the legislation....
  • No fireworks allowed in state and national parks for July 4th

     
    Amid the profusion of regulations that campers, picnickers and day hikers must keep in mind when visiting state or national parks for the Fourth of July, one simple rule is foremost: No fireworks. Ever. With the wildfire season in full......