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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sacramento residents can expect cooler temperatures to start off the week with a chance of smoky air because of the Sand Fire in El Dorado and Amador counties, according to the National Weather Service.
6 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
Fire officials are optimistic they may soon have the upper hand on a wildfire burning near vineyards in Northern California that has led to evacuation orders for more about 1,200 people.
10 hrs ago | The Independent
Two wildfires in northern California destroyed 13 homes on the weekend, while one man died after being struck by lightning in the south of the state Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
14 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
A wildfire burning in the foothills of Northern California's Sierra Nevada mountains destroyed 13 homes and 38 other structures, California authorities said late Sunday.
Firefighters in Northern California are waging a fierce battle with a stubborn wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Bill Cleek, left, hugs his good friend, Terry Cromwell outside a structure which housed one of 13 antique cars destroyed by fire at Rancho Cicada Retreat on Friday, July 27, 2014 in Plymouth, Calif.Cromwell, of Pine Grove has been restoring the antique cars for more than 10 years.
Saturday proved a hard fought day for firefighters battling the Sands fire that has consumed over 3,800 acres, 10 homes, 7 outbuildings, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of area residents and the closing of many businesses.
Gold Country residents got a firsthand look Saturday at the extreme fire danger California faces as the Sand fire blazed through forests and homes in El Dorado and Amador counties and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes with only minutes of warning.
Sacramento area residents will see a worsening of their air quality this evening due to the effects of the Sand fire that has burned more than 1,300 acres in El Dorado and Amador County.
A wildfire in Northern California has forced evacuations and destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.
Fire burns near Highway 49 around El Dorado/Amador county line Sand Fire along Highway 49, El Dorado/Amador county line, July 25, 2014.
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Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 04:24 pm
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