A mining structure was reported destroyed Thursday as the American fire continued to grow.
The American fire continued to grow today, and one mining structure in a historic area has been destroyed.
The American fire, burning north of Foresthill in Placer County, has grown to 1,900 acres, but officials this evening reported that it is 5 percent contained.
Foothill residents in the Sacramento region are bracing for the second year of "fire prevention fees," a $150 charge that a class-action lawsuit alleges is an illegal tax.
Firefighters worked Saturday to contain two separate wildfires in the Eldorado National Forest.
The U.S. Forest Service and other land-management agencies have launched a new fire-safety campaign in the state: "One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire."
Firefighters on Friday contained a grass fire that burned about 40 acres in the American River Parkway, south of the river a day after another fire charred 100 acres of parkway land north of the river.
A grass fire south of Highway 50 in the Folsom and El Dorado Hills area was fully contained Friday afternoon after burning 163 acres.
The U.S. Forest Service reported Thursday evening that the Kyburz fire, which began Monday afternoon, was fully contained.
The U.S. Forest Service reported Wednesday night that the Kyburz fire, burning for three days in the Eldorado National Forest, was 95 percent contained with 615 acres burned.
A vehicle sparked the fire that shut down Highway 50 during the evening commute Monday and resulted in a power outage affecting thousands of El Dorado County residents.
Two people suffered minor injuries Thursday in a grass fire in the Elk Grove area that burned a barn and several outbuildings.
Firefighters contained a 237-acre grass fire west of Roseville on Thursday that was fed by dry conditions and wind gusts.
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.