Cal Fire

Nov. 18, 2018; Chico, CA, USA; The Camp Fire burned so quickly through the town of Paradise that little remains recognizable from the businesses that once lined the streets near the heart of the town.
Kelly Jordan-USA TODAY NETWORK
Holly Quan
November 04, 2019 - 1:46 pm
It was after the Camp Fire when President Trump first blamed California's wildfires on forest mismanagement. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that Gov. Gavin Newsom has "done a terrible job on forest management" and “I told him from the first day we met that he must ‘clean’ his forest floors regardless of...
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Firefighters monitor the Kincade Fire on October 29, 2019 in Healdsburg.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 31, 2019 - 9:05 am
Firefighters prevented the Kincade Fire from growing overnight and have reached 60% containment of the blaze, Cal Fire said Thursday morning. Weaker winds have enabled firefighters to make more progress against the flames. The fire had been 45% contained Wednesday night. Evacuation orders have been...
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9: Inmate firefighters take a break while battling the Kincade Fire on October 29, 2019 in Healdsburg.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 30, 2019 - 9:20 am
Firefighters doubled containment of the wild Kincade Fire to 30% Wednesday morning despite confronting strong winds overnight in Sonoma County, Cal Fire said . The fire's growth was largely stalled too as it increased by 687 acres to reach 76,825 acres or roughly 120 square miles. Winds that were...
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 Ashley LaFranchi (L) and Stephanie LaFranchi (R) walk through a family home that was destroyed by the Kincade Fire on October 28, 2019 in Calistoga.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 29, 2019 - 9:10 am
The Kincade Fire grew slowly overnight to 75,415 acres Tuesday morning while firefighters in Sonoma County and across the region braced for the return of strong winds that could quickly spread flames over long distances. The Kincade Fire had added 1,091 acres to its path of destruction between...
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Firefighters battle the Kincade Fire on October 27, 2019 in Windsor.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 28, 2019 - 7:19 am
The Kincade Fire grew by 12,000 acres overnight to 66,231 charred acres Monday morning, according to Cal Fire . The Kincade wildfire had wrecked 94 buildings in Sonoma County, a number that was unchanged from Sunday night . Firefighters maintained containment at 5% on Monday, Cal Fire said. A day...
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irefighters battle the Kincade Fire as it burns a barn on October 27, 2019 in Santa Rosa.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 28, 2019 - 5:48 am
Firefighters lost ground in their attempts to contain the raging Kincade Fire on Sunday as it grew to 54,298 acres in Sonoma County. The flames were 5% contained Sunday night, according to Cal Fire , down from 10% when the fire had destroyed 30,000 acres Sunday morning. Officials said that 94...
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KCBS Reporter Holly Quan
All News KCBS Radio
October 24, 2019 - 5:39 am
A large, fast-moving fire broke out overnight in Sonoma County, leading authorities to order evacuations for Geyserville and nearby areas. The Kincade Fire started around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and had burned 10,000 acres by 5 a.m. Thursday. The fire had not been contained at all yet, officials said...
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The Swedes Fire was burning near Oroville on Sept. 9, 2019.
Cal Fire
All News KCBS Radio
September 09, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Firefighters are battling a number of fires up and down the state of California. The increase in wildfires is a sign that autumn is coming. The worst part of the fire season typically takes place in fall. The biggest fire is the Walker Fire in Plumas County that has burned nearly 60 square miles...
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Moose Fire Burns In Mendocino County
Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office
KCBS Radio Morning News
August 13, 2019 - 11:19 am
A wildfire erupted in Mendocino County Monday, spreading quickly overnight and prompting evacuations. The Moose Fire is burning in the McNab Ranch area along Highway 101 between Hopland and Ukiah. The blaze covers 225 acres and is 25% contained, Cal Fire said Tuesday. It is burning in a steep,...
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Authorities reported that nine brush fires in Clayton started early on Aug. 3, 2019.
Shaun McMahon
Matt Bigler
August 03, 2019 - 10:32 am
CLAYTON — A series of suspicious brush fires broke out near Clayton early Saturday morning. Authorities in eastern Contra Costa County evacuated some homes and issued shelter-in-place orders as they sought to contain and put out nine fires that started around 3 a.m. The fires, which have burned 655...
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