Pilot Fire Surges To 11 Square Miles, Thousands Of Homes ThreatenedAt this time, the fire continues to burn across more than 6,900 acres and remains at 6 percent containment.
Hot, Dry Weather Plus Chance Of Dry Lightning Elevates Fire DangerThe National Weather Service predicted high winds, high temperatures, low humidity, and exceedingly dry vegetation would elevate fire danger in Southern California again Friday.
Homeowner Sued For $25 Million Over California WildfireThe lawsuit says that a short in a poorly maintained electrical junction box sparked a blaze in the San Jacinto Mountains above Palm Springs that charred more than 27,500 acres of brush and timber.
100 Homes Evacuated As Fire Threatens Gated Community In Kern CountyA wildfire in central California forces residents of a gated community to abandon their homes.
Crews Might Make Gains In Fighting Kern County FireA deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks exploded, and smoke obscured the path to safety.
Erskine Fire Kills 2, Scorches 47 Square Miles Across Kern CountyAbout 80 homes were destroyed in a mobile home community.
Crews Work To Surround Thousand-Acre Wildfire In Kern CountyCrews are working to surround a wildfire that has charred at least 1,000 acres of brush and timber in a wilderness area of Kern County.
Crews Responding To 6-Acre Fire In RedlandsFirefighters were responding to a six-acre vegetation fire in Redlands.
Wet Weekend Helps Fight Against Massive Fire Near Big Bear LakeA damp weekend helped firefighters stop the growth of a huge Southern California wildfire.
Crews Contain 50 Percent Of Sterling Fire In San Bernardino Fire crews are gaining ground on the Sterling Fire in the Del Rosa area.
100-Acre Fire Burns In San Bernardino Near Sterling AvenueNo evacuations have been ordered.
Investigators Believe Lake Fire May Have Been Intentionally Set; Flames Spread To 36 Square MilesThe blaze about 90 miles east of Los Angeles has charred 36 square miles of timber and brush since June 17. As of Thursday, it was only 21 percent contained.
Cooler Weather To Help Crews Battling Massive Forest Fire Near Big Bear LakeA high pressure system that pushed temperatures into the triple digits in SoCal over the weekend is drifting east, allowing a gradual cooling trend into the middle of the week.
Lake Fire Grows To 15K Acres As Calif. Feels Dry Wildfire Season From North To SouthAs firefighters knocked down dozens of small brush fires from north to south, a fleet of helicopters took on what was by far the largest of the wildfires, in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Fire South Of Big Bear Lake Grows To 11,000 AcresThe fire burning east of Camp de Benneville Pines and south of Jenks Lake Road prompted help from more than 500 firefighters deployed to the area, along with several aircraft.