'Only You Can Prevent Wildfires': Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th BirthdayFor 75 years, Smokey Bear has been teaching Americans about their role in preventing wildfires in the country's longest-running public service advertising campaign.
Idyllwild Businesses Suffer As Highways 74, 243 To Remain Closed All SummerTwo major arteries into the San Jacinto Mountains community of Idyllwild will likely remain shut down all summer due to ongoing stormy weather.
Caltrans Crews Working Double Time To Reopen Storm-Damaged Route 74, Highway 243Businesses in Idyllwild and other remote Inland Empire mountain communities have been hit hard after those key roadways were damaged and subsequently shut down.
Washed Out Highway 243 In San Jacinto Mountains Closed 2 Months For Emergency RepairsA large section of the roadway was washed away by last week’s powerful rains.
Idyllwild Residents Hope Rain Won't Damper Music Festival, FundraiserConcert organizers put the event together to help raise money for people who lost everything in the Cranston Fire. t's called Idyllwild Strong.
Idyllwild Residents Make Emotional Return Home Following Devastating Cranston FireThe newfound optimism was somewhat tempered by the firefighters' warnings about what could be in store. They're still fighting to completely put out the blaze, and they told homeowners they have to prepare for possible mudslides and debris flows if and when storms hit the area.
Neighbors Help Elderly Woman Who Lost Home In Cranston FireThe Cranston Fire in Idyllwild burned homes and one of those houses belonged to an elderly woman with no relatives living nearby. Nicole Comstock shows us how friends and strangers are coming to the rescue.
Cranston Fire 57 Percent ContainedCrews made progress over the weekend on the Cranston Fire, the arson-sparked wildfire burning in the San Jacinto Mountains near the Riverside County community of Idyllwild. As of Sunday evening, the fire was 57 percent contained and had burned 13,130 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Cranston Fire Near Idyllwild Grows Overnight Friday, 7,000 Remain Away From Their HomesFive homes have been destroyed and 4,927 structures remain threatened.
Hollywood Couple Forced To Adopt Plan B When Cranston Fire Derailed Their WeddingJoey Fonacier and Connie Lin got engaged two years ago and picked Idyllwild for the big day because the area represents their love for the great outdoors.
Thousands Still Evacuated As Crews Struggle To Contain Cranston Fire Near IdyllwildMore than 6,000 people are under mandatory evacuation and over 4,800 structures remain threatened.