SoCal Edison Power Line Blamed For Sparking Devastating Thomas FireA downed power line owned by Southern California Edison was the cause of the devastating 2017 Thomas Fire in Ventura County, officials announced Wednesday.
Rain Pummels Burn Areas, Shuts Down PCH, Magic Mountain Before Heading OutAnother storm system soaked the Southland Wednesday and put on a spectacular overnight lightning show before it slowly moved out of the area by late afternoon.
With Storm Looming, Evacuations Already Ordered In Santa Barbara County Burn AreasA flash flood watch is in effect from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning for most of L.A., Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
Southland Storms: Latest Evacuations And ClosuresThe third and final in a series of storms hitting the Southland this week dumped several inches of rain on recent wildfire burn areas Thursday.
Ventura River Breaches Its Banks, Floods RV ParkParts of Ventura County have received more than 4 and a half inches of rain in the past 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service.
Storm Prompts Flooding, Mandatory Evacuations In Holy Fire Burn AreaThe first major storm to hit Southern California this rainy season prompted flash flood warnings and mandatory evacuations throughout the Holy Fire burn area.
Woolsey Fire Burn Area Braces For Rain, Possible Flooding And MudslidesResidents forced to flee their homes during the Woolsey Fire were advised to prepare for the possibility they would have to evacuate again due to mudslides and flooding.
SoCal Edison: Electrical Equipment Possibly Linked To Start Of Thomas FireElectrical equipment owned by Southern California Edison may have been "associated" with the start of the massive 2017 Thomas Fire, company officials said Tuesday.
California's Largest-Ever Wildfire Finally Declared Extinguished Nearly 6 Months After It StartedThe flames broke out on Dec. 4, 2017, and burned more than 440 square miles in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
Montecito Mudslide Insurance Claims Top $421 MillionInsurers have received more than 2,000 claims for residential and commercial losses, including $388 million for residential personal property, $27.2 million for commercial property and $6.7 million for auto and other lines of insurance.
SoCal Braces For Powerful Storm That Made Landfall TuesdayThe Thomas, La Tuna, Creek, Sherpa and Whittier burn areas could see significant flooding and mud slides through Friday.
SoCal Edison Facing More Lawsuits Over Thomas FireThe lawsuits claim the utility's aging equipment caused or contributed to the biggest fire in California history.
California Spent Nearly $1.8B Fighting Major 2017 WildfiresLegislative Analyst's Office officials said the federal government will reimburse most of the costs, but the state will still need to come up with about $371 million.
Workshop For Fire Victims Held In VenturaState Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and his team held a one-day Q&A for fire victims on Saturday at Ventura College.
Insurance Claims From California Wildfires Near $12 BillionInsurance claims from last year's deadly California wildfires have reached $11.8 billion, making it the most expensive series of wildfires in state history, an official said Wednesday.