Fire lines have been completed around 30 percent of a brush fire early Saturday, and firefighters estimate the “Bogart Fire” has charred 100 acres near Cherry Park, north of Beaumont.
A brush fire that erupted Friday along the perimeter of a Cherry Valley park has burned at least 100 acres and was 50 percent contained.
About a dozen wildfires in the northern and eastern county destroyed 44 houses, an 18-unit apartment complex and several businesses.
A third man was convicted Thursday of accidentally causing the 1,900-acre Colby wildfire after setting an illegal campfire in the Glendora Hills.
The Los Angeles fire and police departments Sunday held an evacuation exercise in Mandeville Canyon, amid concerns that this year’s drought conditions are similar to what caused the disastrous wildfire there in 1978.
Authorities have issued a smoke advisory for portions of Riverside and Orange counties as winds push smoke into the area from multiple fires burning in San Diego County.
Humans are the primary cause of fires and start roughly six times more blazes than lightning strikes in a given year, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, which tracked fire causes between 2001 and 2013.
A brush fire has prompted the evacuation Wednesday of California State University at San Marcos.
The northbound and southbound sides of the 405 Freeway in Mission Hills were closed for a period of time on Wednesday after a fire broke out near the roadway’s junction with the 118 Freeway.
Several homes were burning Wednesday and mandatory evacuation orders were in effect for thousands of residents due to a fast-growing brush fire in north San Diego County.
A brush fire has broken out alongside the eastbound I-105 freeway just before the Vermont exit.
Firefighters have gained a handle on a five-acre brush fire that burned near homes in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.
Firefighters say a slow-moving brush fire that charred six acres near Lake Elsinore was contained overnight.
Firefighters have made progress overnight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
A small brush fire was reported in Newport Beach on Wednesday evening.