Tag Archives: California

Northern California Wildfire Injures Firefighters

Wildfire has burned 75 acres near Cool     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in Northern California has prompted evacuations and injured two firefighters. California’s state firefighting agency says the fire began Tuesday afternoon in El Dorado County. The ...

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Northern California Wildfire Not Expected to Grow

Lassen County wildfire is 65 percent contained     SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that has burned more than 5 square miles (13 square kilometers) in northeastern California is not expected to grow further. The Bureau of Land Management ...

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Arrest in Northern California Wildfire

Wildfire burned 16 acres in Marin County     WOODACRE, Calif. (AP) — A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of setting a small wildfire that prompted an evacuation warning in Northern California’s Marin County. The county Sheriff’s Office ...

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Video: Santa Barbara C-130 Crash Landing

C-130 had just departed Santa Maria Airport     ONSCENE TV – 08.25.2019 | 10:30 PM | SANTA BARBARA – Seven people escaped injury after a Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport plane crash landed at Santa Barbara Airport, Sunday night. Authorities ...

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Seven Injured in Tanker Crash Landing at California Airport

The company uses planes to fight fires     SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Seven people escaped unhurt when a large transport plane they were on crash-landed and caught fire at Southern California’s Santa Barbara Airport, authorities said. The Lockheed ...

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Evacuations Lifted at Wildfire Along California-Nevada Border

Fire burned nearly 4 square miles     RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a fast moving wildfire on rural land along the California-Nevada border burned one home before crews were able to slow its spread. Fire spokesman Adam Mayberry ...

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Sanders Touts $16 Trillion Climate Plan in Fire-Ravaged California Town

Presidential candidate toured Paradise     By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and JUANA SUMMERS Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire, ...

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California Insurers Drop Policies in High-Fire Risk Areas

Nearly 350,000 policies declined     By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New California data shows insurance companies declined to renew nearly 350,000 home insurance policies in areas at high risk for wildfire since the state began ...

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California County Approves Aerial Pilot Program for Wildfires

Firefighters will have access to overhead video within minutes       SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s Orange County has approved a 150-day pilot program for a plane that will monitor wildfires, providing incident commanders with real-time information ...

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