Cal Fire

Latest stories

10h
The Sacramento Bee
300-acre grassfire burns in Yolo Countyoff Highway 16 near the Cache Creek Casino Resort just after 4 p.m. Sunday, but
300-acre grassfire burns in Yolo County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 hours ago
off Highway 16 near the Cache Creek Casino Resort just after 4 p.m. Sunday, but no structures were threatened, according to Cal Fire officials. “Historically, this area has burned a lot,” says Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant. About 300 acres were... Read more
11h
KUSI News San Diego
Border fire up to 85 percent containment, 7609 acreson the scene, including 50 hand crews, three helicopters, 21 water tenders, 97
Border fire up to 85 percent containment, 7609 acres
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 11 hours ago
on the scene, including 50 hand crews, three helicopters, 21 water tenders, 97 fire engines and one bulldozer, according to Cal Fire. That's a slight reduction in assets from Saturday's totals. The cause of the fire, which started near state Routes... Read more
41 related stories
11h
FOX40 Sacramento
Cal Fire Crews Battle 40-Acre Blaze in Yolo CountyYOLO COUNTY — Cal Fire is battling a 40 acre fire off Highway 16 in Yolo County
Cal Fire Crews Battle 40-Acre Blaze in Yolo County
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 11 hours ago
YOLO COUNTY — Cal Fire is battling a 40 acre fire off Highway 16 in Yolo County. The so-called Creek Fire is burning about four miles south of Brooks, near the Cache Creek Casino Resort. The cause of the fire is not known at this time. Stay with... Read more
14h
Raw Story
Firefighters finally begin to get deadly California blaze under controlafter ripping through 36,810 acres – or nearly 60 square miles – the California
Firefighters finally begin to get deadly California blaze under control
Raw Story / Posted 14 hours ago
after ripping through 36,810 acres – or nearly 60 square miles – the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), said on Sunday. California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Kern County due to the fire... Read more
15h
KSBW Salinas
Grass fire off Highway 152 containedworked through the night to put the fire out. The blaze burned roughly 800 acr
Grass fire off Highway 152 contained
KSBW Salinas / Posted 15 hours ago
worked through the night to put the fire out. The blaze burned roughly 800 acres of dry grass along Highway 152. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Brian Neely said the weather conditions were the key to containing the blaze. "We were actually... Read more
19h
KGTV San Diego
Update: Border Fire levels homes, containment continueson the scene, including 50 hand crews, three helicopters, 21 water tenders, 97
Update: Border Fire levels homes, containment continues
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 hours ago
on the scene, including 50 hand crews, three helicopters, 21 water tenders, 97 fire engines and one bulldozer, according to Cal Fire. That's a slight reduction in assets from Saturday's totals. The cause of the fire, which started near state Routes... Read more
41 related stories
19h
Reuters
Firefighters begin to get deadly California blaze under controlacres - or nearly 60 square miles - and is 10 percent contained, California Dep
Firefighters begin to get deadly California blaze under control
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
acres - or nearly 60 square miles - and is 10 percent contained, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) public information officer, Daniel Berlant, tweeted. More than 1,700 firefighters are working on the Erskine fire... Read more
20h
Rocklin & Roseville Today
California Fires Update Summary ()to have a hold on California through the week, elevating the fire risk. With m
California Fires Update Summary ()
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 20 hours ago
to have a hold on California through the week, elevating the fire risk. With major destruction from the Erskine Fire, CAL FIRE is advising the public to spend some time this weekend to ensure they are prepared for wildfires. Everyone should... Read more
1d
Channel 8 San Diego
Border Fire: All evacuation orders lifted, 75 percent containedon the scene, including 57 hand crews, 10 helicopters, 23 water tenders, 130 fi
Border Fire: All evacuation orders lifted, 75 percent contained
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
on the scene, including 57 hand crews, 10 helicopters, 23 water tenders, 130 fire engines and four bulldozers, according to Cal Fire. Officials say no structures are currently threatened. The cause of the fire, which erupted last Sunday morning... Read more
41 related stories
1d
NBC Los Angeles
7,609-Acre Border Fire Now 70% Containedwildfire burning for the past week in a rugged border community in southeast Sa
7,609-Acre Border Fire Now 70% Contained
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
wildfire burning for the past week in a rugged border community in southeast San Diego County is now 70 percent contained, Cal Fire officials said Saturday. The blaze, dubbed the Border Fire, sparked on June 19 around 11 a.m. near the border city... Read more
41 related stories
1d
Channel 8 San Diego
Border Fire: All evacuation orders lifted, 70 percent containedart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Border Fire: All evacuation orders lifted, 70 percent contained
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
1d
NBC San Diego
7,609-Acre Border Fire Now 70% Containedwildfire burning for the past week in a rugged border community in southeast Sa
7,609-Acre Border Fire Now 70% Contained
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
wildfire burning for the past week in a rugged border community in southeast San Diego County is now 70 percent contained, Cal Fire officials said Saturday. The blaze, dubbed the Border Fire, sparked on June 19 around 11 a.m. near the border city... Read more
41 related stories
1d
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Pismo Beach Restaurant Gutted by FireSaturday morning. Giuseppe's Cucina Italiana at 891 Price Street was badly dam
Pismo Beach Restaurant Gutted by Fire
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
Saturday morning. Giuseppe's Cucina Italiana at 891 Price Street was badly damaged by flames as seen in photos tweeted by Cal Fire Slo after 5:00 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters called a second alarm to help bring the fire under control. The... Read more
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Man steals donations for animal shelter from La Jolla storeart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Man steals donations for animal shelter from La Jolla store
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Police investigating murder suicide in Southcrestart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Police investigating murder suicide in Southcrest
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
MyMotherLode.com
Local Fire Resources Battling Blazes Across Californiaat 19,034 acres with 800 fire fighters on scene including some resources from t
Local Fire Resources Battling Blazes Across California
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
at 19,034 acres with 800 fire fighters on scene including some resources from the Tuolumne Calaveras Unit (TCU) of Cal Fire. Aiding in the fire suppression effort is one Calaveras County strike team of 5 engines and one strike team... Read more
2d
KUSI News San Diego
Two bodies found inside Southcrest home, authorities suspect foul playacres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 6
Two bodies found inside Southcrest home, authorities suspect foul play
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders lifted Cal Fire reported Friday evening that the Border Fire was at 7,609 acres and was 60 percent contained. Cal Fire reported... Read more
55 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Police investigating homicide suicide in Southcrestart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Police investigating homicide suicide in Southcrest
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Elderly couple dead, 80 homes burn in California wildfireart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Elderly couple dead, 80 homes burn in California wildfire
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
KUSI News San Diego
Man hospitalized after stabbing in Rolandoacres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 6
Man hospitalized after stabbing in Rolando
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders lifted Cal Fire reported Friday evening that the Border Fire was at 7,609 acres and was 60 percent contained. Cal Fire reported... Read more
55 related stories
2d
KUSI News San Diego
Lori Zapf meets with residents, city attorney involvedacres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 6
Lori Zapf meets with residents, city attorney involved
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders lifted Cal Fire reported Friday evening that the Border Fire was at 7,609 acres and was 60 percent contained. Cal Fire reported... Read more
55 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Police investigating two suspicious deaths in Southcrestart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Police investigating two suspicious deaths in Southcrest
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never knownart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
FOX40 Sacramento
Law Enforcement Inspecting Vehicles Near Nevada Border for Illegal Fireworksare already on the lookout for fireworks smugglers at various points along Cali
Law Enforcement Inspecting Vehicles Near Nevada Border for Illegal Fireworks
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
are already on the lookout for fireworks smugglers at various points along California’s border. Throughout the week Cal Fire, in conjunction with the US Forest Service, State Parks, Fish and Wildlife and Truckee Police, has been confiscating... Read more
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Girl uses her Make-A-Wish to make someone else's dream come trueart. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Communi
Girl uses her Make-A-Wish to make someone else's dream come true
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
art. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
KUSI News San Diego
Police search for missing man who suffers from Dementiaacres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 6
Police search for missing man who suffers from Dementia
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders liftedBorder Fire at 7,609 acres, 60% contained; all evacuation orders lifted Cal Fire reported Friday evening that the Border Fire was at 7,609 acres and was 60 percent contained. Cal Fire reported... Read more
55 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
2 die in California wildfire that left little time to fleelast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
2 die in California wildfire that left little time to flee
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
The Mercury News
Erskine Fire: Bay Area fire agencies help battle massive wildfirea wind-driven wildfire that has killed two people and burned dozens of homes, a
Erskine Fire: Bay Area fire agencies help battle massive wildfire
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
a wind-driven wildfire that has killed two people and burned dozens of homes, authorities said Friday. A number of local fire agencies are sending aid for the Erskine Fire, including Palo Alto, Gilroy, Morgan Hill and South Santa Clara,... Read more
1502 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego has enough electricity supplies to meet summer demandslast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
San Diego has enough electricity supplies to meet summer demands
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego leaders react to Brexitlast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
San Diego leaders react to Brexit
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Zoo Day: Turaco from the San Diego Safari Parklast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
Zoo Day: Turaco from the San Diego Safari Park
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Firefighters Launch Aggressive Attack on a Barn Fire that Spread to Vegetation in Paso RoblesMore than 40 firefighters are working to contain a two acre fire in Paso Robles
Firefighters Launch Aggressive Attack on a Barn Fire that Spread to Vegetation in Paso Robles
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
More than 40 firefighters are working to contain a two acre fire in Paso Robles. Cal Fire says a barn caught on fire on the 500 block of Oak Lane. Flames then spread to nearby vegetation. There are other structures in the area but Cal Fire says the... Read more
2d
KUSI News San Diego
Nordstrom in Horton Plaza closing downare outraged over a duplex development they contend is flaunting city building
Nordstrom in Horton Plaza closing down
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
are outraged over a duplex development they contend is flaunting city building rules, even though the city approved it. Cal Fire contains Border Fire at 45 percent, lifts evacuationsCal Fire contains Border Fire at 45 percent, lifts... Read more
55 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Bobcat spotted climbing backyard fence in Cardifflast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
Bobcat spotted climbing backyard fence in Cardiff
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
KUSI News San Diego
San Diego woman dies in Las Vegas during Electric Daisy Carnivalare outraged over a duplex development they contend is flaunting city building
San Diego woman dies in Las Vegas during Electric Daisy Carnival
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
are outraged over a duplex development they contend is flaunting city building rules, even though the city approved it. Cal Fire contains Border Fire at 45 percent, lifts evacuationsCal Fire contains Border Fire at 45 percent, lifts... Read more
55 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Woman dies after Las Vegas Music Fest, dad blames heatlast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
Woman dies after Las Vegas Music Fest, dad blames heat
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Breaking the record for 'Most Pets in the Workplace'last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
Breaking the record for 'Most Pets in the Workplace'
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Fitness Friday: Build relationships while you burn calorieslast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
Fitness Friday: Build relationships while you burn calories
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
Channel 8 San Diego
Drugs a factor in Vegas festival death, dad sayslast weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire
Drugs a factor in Vegas festival death, dad says
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
last weekend. Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community... Read more
34 related stories
2d
KUSI News San Diego
Cal Fire contains Border Fire at 45 percent, lifts evacuations The Border Fire was 45 percent contained Friday morning as almost 200 firefig
Cal Fire contains Border Fire at 45 percent, lifts evacuations
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
The Border Fire was 45 percent contained Friday morning as almost 200 firefighters continued to fight the blaze, according... Read more
55 related stories
2d
KGTV San Diego
Crews getting handle on Border FireFire near Potrero had grown to blacken 7,483 acres of mostly open land and was
Crews getting handle on Border Fire
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Fire near Potrero had grown to blacken 7,483 acres of mostly open land and was about 45 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. Evacuated residents of Canyon City, Cowboy Ranch, Dog Patch, Forest Gate, Potrero, Star Ranch and Lake Morena... Read more
41 related stories
2d
Ventura County Star
Sherpa Fire in Santa Barbara County nears containmentContributed Photo/CAL FIRE Efforts continue Saturday to battle the Sherpa Fire
Sherpa Fire in Santa Barbara County nears containment
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
Contributed Photo/CAL FIRE Efforts continue Saturday to battle the Sherpa Fire in Santa Barbara County. About 1,900 firefighters were on the scene. By Alysson Aredas, alysson.aredas@vcstar.com Emergency crews are hoping to declare full containment... Read more
502 related stories
3d
Channel 8 San Diego
Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by th
Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night... Read more
34 related stories
3d
Channel 8 San Diego
Angry Del Cerro residents sound off on neighborhood safetyBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community mee
Angry Del Cerro residents sound off on neighborhood safety
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Border Fire: Community meeting for impacted residentsBorder Fire: Community meeting for impacted residents Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night for residents affected by the Border Fire. Cal Fire held a community meeting Thursday night... Read more
34 related stories
3d
KUSI News San Diego
Votes being counted in possible Great Britain exit of EU35% contained; all evacuation orders lifted All evacuation orders for the Bord
Votes being counted in possible Great Britain exit of EU
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
35% contained; all evacuation orders lifted All evacuation orders for the Border Fire were lifted at 6 p.m., according to Cal Fire. All evacuation orders for the Border Fire were lifted at 6 p.m., according to Cal Fire. Privately funded Chargers... Read more
55 related stories
3d
KUSI News San Diego
President's immigration plan blocked by 4-4 Supreme Court vote35% contained; all evacuation orders lifted All evacuation orders for the Bord
President's immigration plan blocked by 4-4 Supreme Court vote
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
35% contained; all evacuation orders lifted All evacuation orders for the Border Fire were lifted at 6 p.m., according to Cal Fire. All evacuation orders for the Border Fire were lifted at 6 p.m., according to Cal Fire. Privately funded Chargers... Read more
55 related stories
3d
FOX40 Sacramento
FOX40 Flies with PG&E to Identify Dead Trees in El Dorado Countyis stressed, bark beetle has moved in, once that tree succumbs they move onto n
FOX40 Flies with PG&E to Identify Dead Trees in El Dorado County
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
is stressed, bark beetle has moved in, once that tree succumbs they move onto neighboring trees around it," said Brink. Cal Fire spokesperson Daniel Berlant says the number of dead trees is exponentially growing. With more than 66 million dead... Read more
3d
KHSL Chico-Redding
4 acre fire burning in OrovilleCal Fire is battling a vegetation fire Thursday afternoon in Oroville. Three t
4 acre fire burning in Oroville
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 3 days ago
Cal Fire is battling a vegetation fire Thursday afternoon in Oroville. Three to four acres have currently burned but Cal Fire officials said they are making good progress on getting full containment. Some structures are currently Butte County... Read more
3d
FOX40 Sacramento
Fire Chief Concerned as Fireworks Stands Go Up Near Butte Fire Burn Scarthose are just charcoal waiting to burn," he said. While the fear of fireworks
Fire Chief Concerned as Fireworks Stands Go Up Near Butte Fire Burn Scar
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
those are just charcoal waiting to burn," he said. While the fear of fireworks getting into the wrong hands is there, Cal Fire said there are no bans in Calaveras County for "safe and sane" products. As long as the fireworks don't go up in... Read more
More

People in this news