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2 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora
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6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The wildfire is burning near Dog Bar Road and Taylor Crossing Road, just east of Alta Sierra and about one mile west of Colfax. Firefighters report that they are making progress on a wildfire in a heavily forested area near the Nevada County community of Alta Sierra, which has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.
11 hrs ago | LA Daily News
SILVERADO CANYON >> More than 800 firefighters are assigned to dig fire lines around a brush fire that has blackened about 1,220 acres in Silverado Canyon since Friday, and is now about 20 percent contained, an Orange County battalion chief said today. On the second night of firefighting, a helicopter was assigned to observe ground operations but not make water drops, said OCFA Battalion Chef Mike Petro.
14 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday in the Sierra Nevada foothills about halfway between Sacramento and Reno and has grown to 250 acres. But crews are beginning to make progress against the fire.
A wildfire has grown to 25 acres along Dog Bar Road in South County, near Wolf Creek and Tiger Tail roads, threatening multiple structures. Heavy smoke from the fire along Dog Bar Road in South County can be seen from the waters of Rollins Lake.
According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home. According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home.
Helicopters drop water on a wildfire burning near a home in Silverado Canyon in eastern Orange County on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Smoke impacts from the Happy Camp and July Complex wildfires on the Klamath National Forest are forecast to be similar to yesterday as smoke will again be pushed north by southerly winds. Smoke is anticipated in and around the communities of Orleans, Weitchpec, Somes Bar, Hoopa, and Willow Creek.
Mandatory evacuations ordered for local residents as firefighters battle a 1,600-acre wildfire in California's Silverado Canyon. Jillian Kitchener reports.
A Northern California wildfire started by a lightning strike a month ago has burned more than 108,000 acres in the drought-stricken state, officials said on Friday. The fire in the Klamath National Forest started when lightning struck the Happy Camp area on Aug. 11. It was 45 percent contained on Friday.
Douglas Forest Protective Association firefighter Sean Culver helps dig a hand line at a brush fire behind Shady Oaks Motel in Roseburg Friday. The fire behind the Shady Oaks Motel at 2954 Old Highway 99 burned two acres before authorities had it fully contained, said Lt.
Hoopa Forestry's Wildland Fire Department is fighting a fire on Bald Hill that covered around 200 acres by 4:30 pm today. Kevin Lane, in charge of fire management, said in a release that no structures have been burned so far, but one large piece of equipment belonging to Hoopa Forest Industries was destroyed.
Fire climbs a steep canyon wall Friday Sept. 12, 2014 in the Cleveland National Forest near the Orange and Riverside county border.
CORONA >> A fast-moving brush fire is burning in Southern California's Cleveland National Forest, sending up a huge column of smoke. The Forest Service also said in a tweet that mountain slopes and dry vegetation are contributing to the rapid growth of the blaze.
Water-dropping aircraft were hitting a brush fire that broke out in the hills above Corona on Friday, just as a multiday heat wave was starting to take hold. The fire, reported shortly before 11 a.m. near Silverado Canyon, had grown to 50 acres as of 11:25 a.m. It was burning toward Cleveland National Forest as a water-dropping helicopter made multiple drops, officials said.
A wildfire, record heat , large hail , and collapsing dams top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 12. 1887 - The wood schooner David Provost , while carrying brick, foundered in a gale near Detour lighthouse, MI in Lake Huron and was a total loss.
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area. Portland Fire and Rescue officials said the dry conditions and high winds contributed to nearly three dozen brush fires around the city.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:31 pm
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