Alexandra Souverneva, 30, of Palo Alto was stopped by Cal Fire coming out of the brush when the fire started with a lighter in her pocket.
Cal Fire has shared a moving photo of crews from multiple Bay Area fire agencies raising the American flag where a post office once stood in the fire ravaged community of Grizzly Flats in El Dorado County.
Tens of thousands of people forced to flee South Lake Tahoe because of a California wildfire could begin to return to their homes. State fire officials say evacuation orders for the area were reduced to warnings as of 3 p.m. Sunday.
The second largest wildfire in California's history turned deadly Saturday. A first responder battling the Dixie Fire was killed, Cal Fire announced in an incident update Saturday night.
Cal Fire officials are urging people to avoid the Lake Tahoe Area during the Labor Day Weekend as the Caldor Fire continues to burn in the South Lake Tahoe area three weeks after it began.
Tens of thousands of South Lake Tahoe residents are watching hopefully this weekend for a chance to return home as firefighters make progress against a threatening California wildfire that has turned their thriving resort into a ghost town.
New evacuation orders were issued in Lassen County this week -- even as other people are being allowed to return home in Greenville. The Dixie Fire has now burned an area twice the size of Los Angeles.
With winds finally turning in their favor, firefighters are throwing all their resources into boxing a California blaze that was scant miles from Lake Tahoe and neighboring Nevada.
Better weather on Thursday helped the battle against a huge California wildfire threatening communities around Lake Tahoe, but fire commanders warned firefighters to be prepared for ongoing dangers.
The Lassen Fire broke out Thursday afternoon near Lucas Valley Road in Marin County.
A COVID-19 outbreak has sidelined a strike team of 16 firefighters battling a massive blaze encroaching on South Lake Tahoe.
While the threat of the Caldor Fire encroaching into south Lake Tahoe is still a big concern, it’s far from the only area under threat.
The Zonehaven evacuation platform used during the CZU Lightning Complex Fire of 2020 will take center stage in an online roundtable discussion open to the public Thursday.
At least 60 homes have burned in the quick-moving Cache Fire in Lake County. Two mobile home parks in Clearlake took a direct hit. One person was injured.
KTVU's Debora Villalon reports from Lake County, where one mobile home park lost at least 15 homes just a couple hours earlier, Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters on Sunday remain at the scene of a blaze that destroyed a house and burned nearby brush, charring nearly 5 acres over the weekend in the Tassajara area of unincorporated Contra Costa County.
Residents in the area are devastated as the Dixie Fire continues to burn. The fire is 31% contained, which hasn't changed since Thursday night.
Gary Maynard is a college lecturer who used to work at Santa Clara University and Sonoma State. He's accused of starting the Ranch Fire over the weekend in Lassen County, and could be connected to a handful of other fires in Northern California.
Crews are battling a vegetation fire on Mount Tamalpais near East Peak that was started by a vehicle fire on Ridgecrest Blvd early Wednesday afternoon. The fire has prompted officials to begin evacuating hikers in the area as a precaution.
Investigators arrested Gary Maynard, 47, who is accused of starting the Ranch Fire over the weekend in Lassen County.