California's Independent Systems Operator – which manages the state power grid, has called a flex alert due to excessive heat from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17.
High heat and dry conditions, created a busy day for firefighters across the Bay Area and more of the same is expected for Tuesday.
Two years after being destroyed by the CZU Lightning Complex fire, Big Basin Redwoods State Park is regenerating and slowly re-opening to visitors.
A U.S. Forest Service fire lookout of 50 years died when she didn't heed advice to leave her home, which was overtaken by the McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County, officials said.
Two more bodies were found within the burn zone of a huge Northern California wildfire, raising the death toll to four in the state’s largest blaze of the year, authorities said Tuesday.