United States Forest Service

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Federal Charges Expected For Rim Fire Suspect

Federal officials are expected to file charges against the person they believe started the wildfire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills earlier this year.


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Environmental Non-Profit Turning At-Risk Youth Into Landscaping Artists

L.A.-based North East Trees has recruited approximately 100 young people for green industry job training at Ramona Gardens alone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Mountain Fire 15 Percent Contained, 27K Acres Burned

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 24,800 acres and remained 15 percent contained Friday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Riverside County Officials Declare Local Emergency As Mountain Fire Grows To 22.8K Acres

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 22,800 acres and remains 15 percent contained Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

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As Kern County Blaze Roars Annual Aerial Firefighter Training Is Underway

PORT HUENEME (CBSLA.com) — As the Grand Fire in Frazier Park continues to burn the U.S. Forest Service is teaching groups of firefighters new ways to fight flames from the sky. Dozens of Southland firefighters […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013