At Least 4 Dead, Hundreds Of Structures Destroyed, 215,000 Acres Burned In Northern CaliforniaAt least four people are dead and four others injured as the massive group of fires in Northern California comprising the LNU Lightning Complex fires (map) burned through 215,000 acres as of Thursday evening, destroying or damaging more than 600 structures, fire officials reported.
Lightning Complex Fires: 124,000 Acres, Nearly 200 Structures Burned In Northern CaliforniaOut-of-control wildfires touched off by lightning have torched more than 200 square miles and closed a major freeway in one of the major wildfires groups raging out of control in the Bay Area and Northern California.
Calif. Bans Insurance Companies Dropping Customers In Wildfire-Prone AreasThe moratorium covers about 800,000 homeowners who live either inside or next to the perimeter of one of 16 wildfires that burned across the state in October.
Report Calls On LADWP To Mitigate Wildfire Risk, Address Maintenance BacklogThe report found that LADWP has more than 1,000 outstanding maintenance orders in wildfire-threat areas.
Doctor Warns Of Lung Damage Linked To Wildfire Smoke As Getty Fire Burns Near Sepulveda PassA thick blanket of smoke began polluting the air as the Getty Fire erupted just west of the Sepulveda Pass early Monday and health experts are reminding residents breathing problems can result.
Wildfires Continue To Burn Across Southern California, As Red Flag Warning Remains In EffectThe 2019 wildfire season had been relatively quiet in Southern California until a strong Santa Ana wind event hit the area Oct. 9 sparking a number of brush fires that grew as wind gusts increased and relative humidity decreased.
Saddle Ridge Fire Traffic Update: 5, 210, And 405 Freeways Re-Opened In Both DirectionsCal Trans has announced that I-5, I-210, I-405, and the 118 and 14 freeways are open, as is the northbound 5 truck route.
Authorities Warn Of Price Gouging After Wildfires Strike AreaAuthorities are warning residents affected by recent area wildfires to beware of business owners seeking to take advantage of the emergency.
Fire Crews Begin Testing Night-Flying Helitankers To Combat WildfiresSouthern California has a new aerial weapon to help fight fires at night.
State Of Emergency Declared In California To Prepare For Wildfire SeasonOn Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in California to prepare for this year's wildfire season.
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