WATCH: Cal Fire Safety Video Shows Dangers Of Aerial Drops On WildfiresThe California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection took to YouTube last week to answer a burning question — what kind of damage can an aerial drop of fire retardant cause?
'Charlie Fire' In Castaic Grows To 3,000 Acres, 10% ContainedA brush fire in the Castaic area grew Saturday from an initial three acres to 3,000 acres in a short time, authorities said. The "Charlie Fire" was at 10 percent containment as of Saturday night.
Smoke Advisory In Effect Across Orange County, Inland AreasThe Southern California Air Quality Management District says air quality may reach unhealthy levels across much of Orange County, and into Riverside and San Bernardino County.
Raging NorCal Wildfire Kills 2, Destroys Dozens Of Homes, Forces Thousands To FleeAn estimated 37,000 people have fled. Sixty-five structures have been destroyed, and 5,000 other buildings were threatened.
Crews Make Progress Beating Back Brush Fire Near Santa ClaritaA massive firefighting effort is paying off. There is noticeable progress in containing a brush fire that threatened homes near Santa Clarita.
Thomas Fire 86% ContainedThe Thomas Fire is now 86% contained and has burned more than 280,000 acres.
Thomas Fire Now Largest In California HistoryThe huge wildfire that burned hundreds of homes in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties is now the largest in California's recorded history.
Napa, Sonoma Counties Devastated By WildfireAuthorities said that at least 10 people are dead, with 100 injured, and as many as 1,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed.
Cooler Weather Helps Progress Against La Tuna FireCooler weather has helped firefighters in the battle against the La Tuna Fire, which has scorched more than 7,000 acres in the hills above Los Angeles, Burbank, and Glendale.
California Wildfire Reaches Giant Sequoia GroveGiant sequoias are among the largest and longest-lived organisms on Earth.
Debate Over Use Of Jumbo Bomber As Wildfires Rage In The WestThe operators of the Boeing 747 converted from a passenger jet into a firefighting air tanker say it has proven itself battling forest fires in countries outside the U.S.
Set-Back For Crews Battling Monster Wildfire In Santa Barbara CountyContainment fell to 35 percent after the fire near Goleta unexpectedly grew on three sides.
Campers Evacuate Just In Time As Wildfire Tears Through Camp GroundsThere were some tense and scary moments for campers and also parents waiting for information hundreds of miles away in Lincoln Heights.
Wildfire Destroys Home Owned By 'Big Bang Theory' Star Johnny GaleckiA home owned by “Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed by a wildfire raging in Central California.
Fire Crews Race To Save Homes In HighlandAbout 530 firefighters were still battling the stubborn fire that was 0 percent contained as of 10 p.m. It has been named the "Mart Fire" because of its proximity to a Walmart.