A wildfire that forced hundreds of residents out of their homes late last week was 78 percent contained on Sunday, authorities said.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized funding to help fight the wildfire that’s destroyed two homes in the foothills east of Los Angeles.
A fully-restored classic car will be auctioned Friday in Anaheim with proceeds going towards a memorial in honor of the 19 Arizona firefighters killed during the Yarnell Hill blaze.
The blaze was reported at 5:30 p.m. in the area surrounding 3240 Clearing Circle.
Not a day goes by that Colleen Turbyfill doesn’t think of her son, his death as real and raw now as it was three months ago when the former Marine and 18 of his colleagues died battling a lightning-sparked wildfire in Arizona.
Summer may be over, but Southern California residents are being warned to stay vigilant preparing for wildfires.
Cal Fire officials say the blaze is burning on Live Oak and was at zero percent containment as of 6:30 p.m.
California is heading into the peak of fire season, however much of this year’s federal money to battle wildfires has already been spent.
Firefighters have made progress against a brush fire burning in the Cajon Pass.
Two Bombardier 415 Super Scoopers and an Erickson S-64 Air-Crane Helitanker are on lease from Quebec to bolster Los Angeles County Fire Department’s efforts against wildfires.
The Silver Fire, which burned 20,292 acres near Banning, was fully contained Monday.
Authorities have contained 30 percent of a wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest.
Thousands of Riverside County residents were under mandatory evacuation orders Friday as crews battled a wildfire that has scorched 18,000 acres.
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.
An electrical equipment failure on private property caused the Mountain Fire, which has burned more than 27,500 acres in the Idyllwild area.