CalFire

Carole Wright
Jenna Lane
December 17, 2018 - 12:00 am
On the morning of November 8, Jessee Ernest was on his way to work in Chico. Looking up toward the ridge where he was raised, he could see smoke filling the skies over Sawmill Peak. From its fire lookout tower, people used to keep watch over Paradise, where his parents had lived for the last 44 of...
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Images from CalFire map of Camp Fire destruction zone
CalFire/KCBS Radio photo montage
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 14, 2018 - 6:13 am
A newly-deployed approach to mapping the destruction wrought by the Camp Fire in Butte County is allowing evacuated residents to see whether their home survived the flames--and also revealing the capricious nature of the disaster.
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Home for sale destroyed by Camp Fire in Paradise, CA
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
November 12, 2018 - 9:42 am
There are ways to help the victims of the massive Camp Fire.
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Jeffrey Schaub
November 11, 2018 - 5:33 pm
The official death toll rose to 29 with the discovery of the remains of six people on Sunday while 229 people were still missing, according to Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea.
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Sonoma County Fire Crews
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
Megan Goldsby
October 10, 2018 - 10:43 am
CalFire's investigation reveals high winds blowing down power lines caused Yuba County's Cascade Fire on October 8, 2017.
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Tubbs Fire Santa Rosa
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Jeffrey Schaub
October 08, 2018 - 10:51 am
The Tubbs Fire broke out in Calistoga on the evening of October 8, 2017, and spread to Santa Rosa. A year later, CalFire has yet to establish a cause.
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Fire crews
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
Jenna Lane
August 01, 2018 - 7:27 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Many fire chiefs around California want to "pre-position" strike teams before wildfires erupt, something that costs about $50,000 a day. And those fire planners are calling the budget California Governor Jerry Bown signed last month a good first step. A coalition of...
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Carr Fire Shasta County
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 27, 2018 - 10:39 am
Tens of thousands of people in the city of Redding and the surrounding areas were forced to flee their homes on Thursday night as flames from a massive wildfire roared in their direction.
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Fire (Photo credit: Johann Helgason)
KCBS Radio Morning News
July 12, 2018 - 6:43 am
SAN JOSE (KCBS Radio) -- CalFire reports 100% containment of the Curie Fire, which broke out Tuesday afternoon in Santa Teresa County Park. The agency also downgraded the size of the fire from earlier reports, saying it charred 56 acres. There were no reports of damage to structures in the area...
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