November is historically one of California's worst months for deadly, wind driven mega wildfires. This year, there has been far less large runaway wildfires statewide, rainy conditions are to thank.
Rain may put a damper on some plans in the Bay Area this weekend, but it's good news for firefighters and the overall fire season outlook.
California regulators proposed on Tuesday fining Pacific Gas & Electric more than $155 million for sparking a 2020 wildfire in Northern California that destroyed 200 homes and left four people dead.
Pacific Gas and Electric notified customers that parts of Northern California, including Napa and Lake counties, could be left in the dark this weekend.
A new bill in congress, spearheaded by California legislators, aims to put the destruction from forest fires on the same footing as other national disasters.
The California Department of Insurance has issued new regulations that require homeowners insurance companies to incorporate discounts into their rates for customers and communities that seriously reduce their wildfire risk.
Former executives and directors of Pacific Gas & Electric have agreed to pay $117 million to settle a lawsuit over devastating 2017 and 2018 California wildfires sparked by the utility’s equipment.
A lawsuit was filed against Pacific Gas and Electric alleging that the utility was responsible for the Mosquito Fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
California temporarily banned insurance companies Thursday from dropping customers in areas affected by recent wildfires, a day after evacuation orders were lifted for residents near a two-week-old blaze that’s become the largest in the state so far this year.
State and local leaders gathered in San Francisco on Tuesday to celebrate the launch of California's first Clean Air Center, designed to give residents, especially those in vulnerable communities, a safe place to go when wildfire smoke creates poor and hazardous air quality.
It was a wet weekend across the Bay Area and the rain brought some much-needed relief following a brutal heat wave.
A weekend weather system could hamper firefighters’ efforts in Northern California to battle the week-old blaze that’s become the largest in the state so far this year.
The Mosquito Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada is now California's largest fire of 2022.
Evacuations were ordered for a fire burning in Placer County that erupted Tuesday and prompted the closure of Interstate 80 in both directions.
A video from the El Dorado County Sheriff's office shows a deputy rushing to rescue an elderly couple who were trapped in the Mosquito fire. Over 11,000 people have been forced to evacuate in the Sierra foothills due to the wildfire that exploded in size over the weekend.
Wildfire smoke has drifted into the Bay Area and has prompted an air quality advisory through Saturday.
The Mosquito Fire burning in the mountains west of Lake Tahoe has burned 41,433 acres in four days, according to Cal Fire.
Forces were beginning to collide in California on Thursday as wildfires threatened communities, an epic heat wave stressed the electrical grid and as moisture from a hurricane was expected to bring thunderstorms and floods along with cooling.
Some residents in Clearlake were ordered to flee their homes due to a dangerous fire burning in the Lake County town.
Fire officials said the fire burned 5,208 acres and was fully contained Sept. 6.