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CLEARLAKE, Calif | The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

CLEARLAKE, Calif— The Latest on the wildfires raging in California (all times local): 8 p.m. Cal Fire reports progress in containing near twin fires burning in Mendocino and Lake counties across wilderness on both sides of Clear Lake. The agency says Sunday night that the Ranch Fire is now 23 percent contained, and the River … Continue reading CLEARLAKE, Calif | The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

REDDING, Calif. | Uncontained wildfire destroys 500 structures in California

REDDING, Calif.— Only a handful of homes remain in the small northern California community of Keswick. The air chokes with the smell of smoke and chemicals, smoldering what’s left of people’s lives. The so-called Carr Fire roared through Shasta County, so thoroughly eating up homes, that it’s difficult to tell how many once stood in … Continue reading REDDING, Calif. | Uncontained wildfire destroys 500 structures in California

California News: California Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee, Braden Varney

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney: “Anne and I were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney, a man who dedicated his life … Continue reading California News: California Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee, Braden Varney

CAL FIRE Update: Apple Road & Paskenta Road – 600 Acres

Apple Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: June 09, 2018 @ 5:16 pm Date/Time Started: June 09, 2018 @ 2:10 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit County: Tehama County Location: Off Apple Rd & Paskenta Rd, west of Corning Acres Burned – Containment: 600 acres – 10% contained Road Closures: Corning Road and Butte Mountain … Continue reading CAL FIRE Update: Apple Road & Paskenta Road – 600 Acres