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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 05:34 AM PDT

Wildfire Season: What You Should Pack in Your Go-Bag

Wildfire Season: What You Should Pack in Your Go-Bag

here for a detailed list.">Wildfire season has returned to California. Wondering what you should have packed in case you're forced to evacuate? Click here for a detailed list.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:46 AM PDT

A Hammer Started Calif.'s Largest Wildland Blaze: Cal Fire

A Hammer Started Calif.'s Largest Wildland Blaze: Cal Fire

Sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in state history, officials said Thursday....

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 06:13 AM PDT

California Turns to Military Technology to Help Fight Fires

California Turns to Military Technology to Help Fight Fires

California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump’s...

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 08:43 AM PDT

California Approves Power Outages to Prevent More Wildfires

California Approves Power Outages to Prevent More Wildfires

California regulators on Thursday approved allowing utilities to cut off electricity to possibly hundreds of thousands of customers to avoid catastrophic wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last...

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:08 PM PDT

CPUC Approves PG&E's Wildfire Mitigation Plan

CPUC Approves PG&E's Wildfire Mitigation Plan

The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday approved PG&E Co.'s 2019 wildfire mitigation plan.

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