California Fire News

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News by Region
1. California Fire News
2. Northern California Fire News
3. Central California Fire News
4. Southern California Fire News


  • California fire season is over. Flash floods are next. It doesn't have to be this way (Link Here)
  • Rains in California are helping douse wildfires, but present new problems (Link Here)
  • Meteorologists say rain could end fire season in Northern California (Link Here)
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom declares statewide drought emergency (Link Here)
  • PG&E's preemptive wildfire-prevention power shutdowns impact thousands in California (Link Here)
  • How much do wildfires really cost California’s economy? (Link Here)
  • Using tech to transform vegetation management in the wake of the Dixie Fire (Link Here)
  • After Wildfire, California Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris Flows (Link Here)
  • "It's a war": California turns to new, high-tech helicopters to battle wildfires (Link Here)
  • ‘Burn scars’ of wildfires threaten drinking water in much of California and the West (Link Here)
  • The Secret War Over Pentagon Aid in Fighting Wildfires (Link Here)
  • PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4 (Link Here)
  • Newsom signs $15B climate bill to 'future proof' California (Link Here)
  • Calif. Democrats reject measures to bolster wildfire prevention, firefighting efforts (Link Here)
  • Washington Post Opinion - Wildfires are changing California forever and making it harder to see a future here (Link Here)
  • Wildfire smoke claims more than 33,000 lives each year, new study finds (Link Here)
  • DOD Extends 'Firefly,' Related 'FireGuard' Support to Extinguish Wildfires (Link Here)
  • Newsom’s office crafted law protecting PG&E after company’s crimes killed 84 people (Link Here)

Northern California

  • October 24th - Heavy rain over Dixie Fire burn scar triggers mudslides, closes highway (Link Here)
  • October 22nd - Tahoe is at 'high risk' for flash floods, mudslides and avalanches as storm moves in (Link Here)
  • September 30th - Fawn Fire Is 90 Percent Contained After Burning 8,600 Acres (Link Here)
  • September 28th - Why a top California fire expert is so worried about Caldor fire as it approaches Tahoe (Link Here)
  • September 23rd - 'Extreme' Fawn Fire triggers evacuations in Northern California (Link Here)
  • September 19th - Despite cooler temps, some rain, NorCal fire officials warn more fires likely (Link Here)
  • September 12th - California firefighters chase new fires ignited by lightning (Link Here)
  • September 9th - Caldor Fire: Containment increases ahead of fire weather watch (Link Here, Link 2)

Central California

  • October 19th - All Evacuation Orders and Warnings for the Alisal Fire have now been canceled due to 95% containment (Link Here)
  • October 15th - Southern California's Alisal Fire grows, prompting new evacuations (Link Here)
  • Alisal Fire Evacuation Mandated! (Link Here)
  • September 30th - Bay Area fire departments prepare for high fire risk, neighbors volunteer as fire lookouts (Link Here)
  • September 8th - Wildfire season ‘far from over’ even as Caldor Fire situation looks better, top official warns (Link Here)
  • September 1st - Evacuation orders, warnings lifted after fire burns several acres in Marin Co. (Link Here)
  • Bay Area Non Profit is committed to saving livestock from wildfires (Link here)

Southern California

  • September 29th - Warm temperatures and Santa Ana winds will increase fire risk (Link Here)
  • September 14th - Hot, dry conditions persist in SoCal as crews continue to battle Route Fire near Castaic (Link Here)
  • September 12th - Firefighters advance on blaze that shut California highway (Link Here)
  • September 9th - Quick storm with heavy rain, lightning and thunder ignites fires, knocks out power to more than 1,000 (Link Here)
  • August 24th - Los Angeles leaders on Monday urged residents to protect themselves and their property ahead of Southern California’s wildfire season (Link Here)

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