Park rangers anticipate Yosemite to be closed at least through the weekend.
Cal Fire Capt. Bennett Milloy also said that the death, the only one so far as a result of this El Dorado Fire, will also change the nature of the criminal investigation of the couple who hosted the gathering
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The NWS New York forecast office said the smoke has given the sky in the region a "yellow or brown" tinge.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom had President Donald Trump one-on-one on live TV Monday, a perfect opportunity to spar with Democrats’ public enemy No. 1 just 50 days before the election.
Monday, the Delaware Valley began seeing the effects of the fires in the form of hazy skies.
Scientists say wildfires are all but inevitable, and the main drivers are plants and trees drying out due to climate change and more people living closer to areas that burn. And while forest thinning and controlled burns are solutions, they have proven challenging to implement on the scale needed to combat those threats.
Trump is headed to McClellan Park, a former air base just outside Sacramento, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office said he would be meeting with Trump.
Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as destructive wildfires roar across the West Coast.
A passenger on a Southwest flight from San Francisco to Denver captured eerie video as her plane departed into orange clouds as fires rage on in the Bay Area.
White House officials exclusively tell FOX 11 Los Angeles that President Trump will visit California on Monday where he will be briefed on the state's wildfires.
The North Complex fire near the small city of Oroville that exploded in wind-driven flames earlier in the week was advancing more slowly Friday after the winds eased and smoke from the blaze shaded the area and lowered the temperature, allowing firefighters to make progress, authorities said.
The National Weather Service said that "Unfortunately, we're not seeing anything that will significantly change our current situation."
A number of Northern California wildfires sent a thick, sometimes orange-glowing haze over the area Wednesday that left the Bay Area in an eerie darkness all day. The sun was blocked by the smoke.
Cal Fire officials did not identify who hosted the party and if the hosts will be held responsible for the fire.
More than 200 people were airlifted to safety early Sunday after a fast-moving wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California’s Sierra National Forest.
Juliana Park was one of the hundreds of campers who were forced to rush from the popular forest because of an explosive Creek Fire that erupted over the weekend and was burning near Shaver Lake, Huntington Lake and Big Creek in the rugged foothills of eastern Fresno County.
In the past two days, evacuation orders were lifted for at least 50,000 people in the San Francisco Bay Area and wine country, officials with the state fire agency, Cal Fire, said Thursday evening. At their peak, some 170,000 people were under evacuation orders.
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced charges Friday against TikTok stars Bryce Hall and Blake Gray as part of a COVID-19 party house crackdown.
“They alert us about all kinds of crap, but this was life-threatening,” she said, adding that she got an alert in April about a bear sighting 15 miles away. “If fire’s going to be a way of life for California, we at least have to have an alert system.”