A red flag warning remains in effect Tuesday for the mountain and valley areas of Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties, with forecasters saying strong winds and low humidity threaten to give rise to wildfires.
About a dozen wildfires in the northern and eastern county destroyed 44 houses, an 18-unit apartment complex and several businesses.
Fire agencies around the Southland urged residents to be prepared for the possibility of wildfires.
California is set to hire several hundred seasonal firefighters to respond to the increase in wildfires across the state.
The elite fire fighting crews known as “Hotshots” who fight wildfires across the country are continuing to work despite uncertainty surrounding their pay during the government shutdown.
Senator Barbara Boxer said Thursday that wildfires like the fast-moving Silver Fire should be a wake-up call to the reality of climate change.
A man pleaded not guilty on Monday after he was accused of 18 counts of setting, or trying to set, a series of fires in Pasadena, South Pasadena, and Los Angeles.
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.
Wildfires sparked by lightning strikes are burning near homes in mountainous areas of Kern County, causing some residents to flee.
A wildfire has scorched more than 200 acres and a mobile home in the Cajon Pass Monday afternoon.
A cost-cutting move to transfer tens of thousands of state inmates to county jails could potentially cripple a key component of California’s firefighting force.
A $50,000 reward was given Tuesday to a witness whose testimony helped convict Raymond Lee Oyler for murder and arson in the 2006 Esperanza wildfire.
You know that thing on the top of your computer you use to chat with your friends? Fire officials in San Diego County say it could be a life-saver.
Farmers Group Inc. has sued a so-called catastrophe chaser accused of submitting false insurance claims relating to a series of California wildfires.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is suspending a cost-cutting measure in order to return 15 engine companies to service every day during the peak brush fire season.