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The parched east side of Evergreen Washington state is under a state of emergency for a spate of wildfires across 20 counties that have burned uncontrollably for a week. Three of the largest
San Diego County is in a severe drought that led to an early and damaging start to wildfire season. But a new forecast from UC Riverside says that the rest of the season might not prove to be horrific. "There were previous periods -- like 2001-2 --
The original reports of the fire that broke out May 13 near San Miguelito Road in Lompoc were a little scary: 1,200 structures were threatened by the fire and evacuated that afternoon. Videos and photos posted online of the fire show flames on
Thousands of commuters San Diego forced to flee forest fire that threatens their community were allowed to return home Friday as firefighters gained ground against a swarm of blazing fire in and around the second largest city in California.
With evacuation orders being lifted Friday, investigators worked to determine whether an unusually early and intense outbreak of wildfires in Southern California this week was ignited by something as ordinary as sparks from cars or something as
Arson is being considered in brush fires that were quickly spread by 50 mph gusting Santa Ana winds across parched and tinder-dry acres of land in San Diego County starting on Tuesday, but years-long drought and extreme temperatures driven by a
So far this year, California has seen double the number of brush fires than average. Because there was so little rain this year, the moisture level in the brush is incredibly low...Los Angeles County fire officials have responded to about two dozen
San Diego County is hoping for a break Thursday -- a day after wildfires ravaged the landscape, threatening homes, universities, a military base and a nuclear power plant. "Let's hope for a calm day," said County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, who marveled
A wildfire roaring through Southern California forced evacuation orders for more than 5,000 homes on Tuesday, but so far only one mobile home burned as a high-pressure system brought unseasonable heat and gusty winds to the parched state. San Diego'
A warm weekend was expected to give way to a sweltering work week in Southern California, with whipping winds of the sort already felt across the West bringing dry conditions and high fire danger. After a hot, windy Mother's Day with temperatures in