PG&E testified before the California Public Utilities Commission about its readiness plan for cutting power to customers and efforts to reduce those events in the future.
Crews battled a grass fire in Richmond near the Hilltop Mall on Tuesday.
Pacific Gas & Electric said its equipment may be linked to the start of another wildfire that merged with the Dixie Fire.
Regulators have blasted PG&E for a botched shutoff that left nearly 2 million people in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California without power. People couldn’t get information as websites and call centers crashed and local officials didn’t know what to tell panicked customers.
Hawaii’s Big Island is currently battling a record size wildfire that forced thousands to evacuate amid worsening drought conditions.
Firefighters say they are making progress against the massive Dixie Fire in Northern California while other officials warn that it could be months before the Bootleg Fire in Oregon is contained.
A brush fire broke out Monday morning on Bradford Island in Contra Costa County's San Joaquin Delta. About 20 people live on the island that's about nine miles northeast of Antioch.
President Joe Biden met with governors of western states Friday to discuss the need for more resources to fight a series of wildfires.
The Friday meeting between President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and seven Western US governors focused on wildfire prevention and response. KTVU's Greg Lee reports.
A California firefighter captured shocking footage of a large fire tornado blaze through Plumas National Forest.
Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett announced that her office had determined that PG&E was “criminally liable” for the Zogg Fire.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, both Democrats, held a brief morning tour of damage from the Tamarack Fire south of Lake Tahoe.
Wednesday's tour of the Tamarack Fire along the state line comes as numerous wildfires char land and homes in a dozen states.
Firefighters in the South Bay have contained four separate vegetation fires in Santa Clara County, Cal Fire officials said on Wednesday.
Governor Gavin Newsom spent a portion of the day Wednesday with Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak. The two toured the damage caused by the Tamarack Fire, which is burning in both states. KTVU's Rob Roth reports.
A homeowner telephoned the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care center Sunday night after returning from an evacuation and finding a cub walking on its elbows because of burns on its paws.
The fire near the 500 block of Mill River Lane was first reported just after 4 p.m.
PG&E on Tuesday, took a big extra step to placate landowners whose lands were scorched and left with hundreds of thousands of dead trees lying around.
Gusts also hindered containment efforts and the problem could get worse with the predicted arrival of pyrocumulus clouds — literally meaning “fire clouds ” — which can bring lightning and the risk of new ignitions.
Satellite video shows the impact of the Dixie fire which has reached 197,487 acres and is only 22% contained as of July 26.