Emergency crews rescued six people trapped on a rock in the middle fork of the American River near Auburn on Saturday evening.
Services for Arlene and Leon Johnson, the Rancho Cordova couple killed in a house fire May 26, have been scheduled for Thursday in Roseville.
Sacramento fire crews had to deal with more than fires and medical aid over the weekend.
The U.S. Forest Service will resume work Monday on a major fuels-reduction project at South Lake Tahoe.
Five people were arrested after a house fire in the 6000 block of Laguna Villa Way in Elk Grove on Saturday morning led investigators to the discovery of three residential marijuana growing operations, Elk Grove police said.
A low pressure system is bringing cool, unsettled weather with isolated showers to the Sacramento region today.
The Panther fire in Tehama County has burned 10,000 acres and was only 10 percent contained as of Thursday night, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Two fires burning in mountainous terrain south of Highway 32, about 40 miles east of Chico, began within hours of each other Wednesday morning, a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection official said.
A fire erupting in a shed at Sierra Pacific Industries' Quincy sawmill destroyed one building and damaged the plant's electrical system, temporarily closing all operations.
A fire April 11 at a historic downtown Truckee building is being called suspicious by the Truckee Police Department, which is seeking the public's help during its investigation.
As a new fire season approaches, Lassen Volcanic National Park officials are holding community meetings that reflect lessons learned from last year's 28,000-acre Reading fire.
U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews will conduct prescribed fire operations in the Cold Creek area near South Lake Tahoe beginning Monday.
The U.S. Forest Service's Truckee Ranger District plans a prescribed burn today of 50 acres in the Stampede Reservoir area.
Property owners subject to an annual state fire protection fee may be billed later in the year than expected.
A fire on Saturday evening destroyed a motor home and damaged an adjacent house belonging to a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District employee, officials reported.
A blind 3-year-old pug gave its Citrus Heights family first warning of a fire Sunday night, officials said.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to expand how the state can spend new fire fee proceeds, while Republican legislators want to kill the charge entirely.
A fire that heavily damaged three vehicles at a car dealership in Arden Arcade was caused by someone stealing gasoline, according to fire officials.
A fire in Arden Arcade sheds light on the importance of smoke alarms mounted in hallways.
A Citrus Heights couple awoke early Saturday after an unattended fire in their fireplace caused a raging blaze in the home's attic.
A preliminary investigation failed to find anything criminal in the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday in a burned south Sacramento County duplex.
Two people were transported to an area hospital Thursday night with injuries suffered during a two-alarm fire that damaged eight apartment units in the Foothill Farms area.
Sacramento Metropolitan firefighters fought an aggressive fire at a vacant store in Carmichael that left $300,000 in damage in its wake, according to authorities.
Oroville-area firefighters mopped up Friday after a daylong fire knocked an underground hydroelectric generating plant out of commission and caused an estimated several million dollars in damage.
It was a rough Thanksgiving day for a half-dozen families forced to flee their Citrus Heights apartment complex by a fire late Wednesday.
A massive fire burned Thursday in one of the hydroelectric generating units connected to Oroville Dam on the Feather River.
Two people died Sunday night in a fire that destroyed an old house in Pilot Hill.
The third fire traced to electrical problems in 30 days has prompted a suburban fire district to caution homeowners about doing electrical repairs themselves.
Twenty-five homes in the Somerset area of El Dorado County were threatened Tuesday afternoon by a fire that burned 15 acres of heavy brush.
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department officials say that earlier fire damage to the Value Inn in Rancho Cordova was so extensive it was hard to tell whether Monday afternoon's fire actually resulted in any new damage to the troubled structure.
Sacramento Metro firefighters responded to a major blaze early Sunday morning at a two-story house in the 2700 block of Hyanis Way.
The 16 Complex Fire in the remote Rumsey Canyon area of Colusa County burned almost 18,000 acres by Saturday evening and was reported 71 percent contained, officials said.
The 16 Complex fire, which started Tuesday in a remote area of Colusa County, has burned 16,719 acres and was reported 35 percent contained Friday evening.
A second fire in two weeks at a commercial building on Florin Road is being called suspicious.
The 16 Complex fire two fires about four miles apart in Colusa County was reported 10 percent contained with 3,500 acres burned as of Wednesday night.
Hundreds of firefighters converged Tuesday on a remote area of Colusa County where two wildfires combined.
Firefighters rescued a dog from an Arden Arcade home Sunday evening when a grease fire caused heavy damage to the two-story residence.