California Department Of Forestry And Fire Protection

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Calif. To Hire Several Hundred Firefighters

California is set to hire several hundred seasonal firefighters to respond to the increase in wildfires across the state.

03/29/2014

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7-Acre Brush Fire In Unincorporated Corona Contained

The blaze was reported at 5:30 p.m. in the area surrounding 3240 Clearing Circle.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Crews Battling 30-Acre Brush Fire In Yucaipa

Cal Fire officials say the blaze is burning on Live Oak and was at zero percent containment as of 6:30 p.m.

09/11/2013

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Crews Fight Fast-Moving Brush Fire Near Banning

A wildfire was burning near the city of Banning in Riverside County, fire officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Caused By Electrical Equipment Failure On Private Property

An electrical equipment failure on private property caused the Mountain Fire, which has burned more than 27,500 acres in the Idyllwild area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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