Having spent billions of dollars in a losing battle to control wildfires in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday approved nearly $1 billion in new spending aimed at stopping the fires before they start.
Growing armies of firefighters battled wildfires in the heart of California’s sequoia country on Wednesday.
Red Lodge Fire Rescue firefighter Dan Steffensen was flown to Utah in mid-July after he was severely burned while fighting the Harris fire.
Fire Service officials in Greece said Tuesday they have contained a wildfire that threatened homes and prompted overnight evacuations.
Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park.
Crews were watching the weather this weekend as they battled California wildfires that have burned into some groves of gigantic ancient sequoias as they try to protect the world's largest tree.
Martin Diky said he panicked as a huge wildfire started racing down a slope toward his wooden house near Lake Tahoe.