Authorities Thursday declared a local emergency and issued new evacuation orders as a fast-moving wildfire near Banning grew to 14,000 acres and was 20 percent contained as of Thursday evening.
A firefighter was fatally injured Friday after being struck by a car at the scene of a traffic collision on the 10 Freeway, officials said.
Firefighters Friday made progress on a 350-acre brush fire in San Bernardino County amid near triple-digit temperatures.
A wildland fire that broke out Sunday in the Morongo Reservation area of Riverside County has scorched about 1,500 acres, according to fire officials.
A fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire Wednesday destroyed at least one home and prompted evacuations in Banning.
As Summer quickly approaches the moderately dry region of Southern California, Cal Fire began its annual increase of staff in Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties Monday.
A lion killed a volunteer intern at a private wild animal sanctuary near Fresno on Wednesday.
A local group of active and retired firefighters are trading in their standard yellow uniforms for pink ones in October.
Firefighters in Southern California now have an “eye in the sky” to help them battle wildfires.
Al Qaeda magazine gave step-by-step instructions on how to build and use a “fire bomb,” which CAL FIRE and the California Threat Assessment Center put to the test.
Riverside County Animal Control Officers responded to a Sunday morning call about a horse tangled in razor wire in the Mead Valley area, just southeast of the city of Riverside, according to officials.
California is about to lose one of its most effective firefighting weapons to state budget cuts.
A 275-acre brush fire that threatened Apple Valley is no longer spreading.
Roughly 145 firefighters have contained a fast-moving brush fire in Rubidoux, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said Sunday afternoon.
About 200 firefighters worked overnight to contain a 25-acre blaze burning on the slopes above Wildomar, according to a Cal Fire-Riverside County captain.