More aircraft can be seen flying over the Sacramento area this week as firefighting air tankers shuttle between their base at McClellan Airfield and the King fire in El Dorado County.
A Southern California wildfire that prompted evacuations over the weekend in the Cleveland National Forest was started by the sun's rays reflecting off sheet metal that edged a homeowner's backyard garden, fire officials said Monday.
Firefighters continued to make progress Sunday on a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park, with most evacuation orders lifted Saturday night and the reopening of Highway 49.
The Sacramento Fire Department had an active Sunday battling three fires, the largest of which burned an acre and a half near the American River Parkway north of the Sacramento River.
Sacramento Fire Department crews have put out a grass fire.
Two more suspicious fires in East Sacramento were extinguished early Thursday morning.
A fire ripped through a Del Paso Heights apartment early Wednesday morning.
Fire crews battling a 9.5-acre blaze near Mount Aukum in El Dorado County said it was fully contained Monday, but temporarily caused minor evacuations of a few residents.
Three minor fires keep Sacramento fire crews busy on Labor Day
A fire that started at the Elder Creek Transfer Station in south Sacramento Sunday evening has been contained.
A portion of the Garden Highway in South Natomas has reopened after firefighters battled a blaze on the American River Parkway near Northgate Boulevard in Sacramento.
A dinner to benefit those who suffered loss during the Sand fire is scheduled for Aug. 22 at the El Dorado County fairgrounds in Placerville.
Firefighters have contained a large grass fire near Winters in Yolo County, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
A two-alarm fire that broke out in Elk Grove this afternoon displaced a family of two adults and three children, according to Cosumnes Fire Department officials.
Firefighters continue to make progress on three north state wildland fires, allowing officials to lift all evacuations and major road closures.
A two-alarm grass fire at Laguna Star and Fieldale drives near Elk Grove’s Laguna Creek area has been contained after burning between 3 and 4 acres.
Business owners impacted by Northern California wildfires may request various forms of tax relief, the California State Board of Equalization announced Wednesday (Aug. 6).
Two fires sparked by lightning earlier in the week mushroomed in size Friday, forcing around 60 rural residents to evacuate their homes in the Modoc County community of Day.
El Dorado County has launched a website and hotline assist in the Sand fire recovery efforts.
Residents of the rural community of Day were moving out Thursday afternoon as flames from a 2,500-acre fire prompted the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office to issue a mandatory evacuation notice.
A fire along the El Dorado Trail has prompted police to increase patrols and crack down on illegal camps along the bike path.
An apartment fire in Parkway neighborhood of Sacramento sent two people to the UC Davis Medical Center with smoke inhalation Wednesday morning.
The Sand fire in El Dorado and Amador counties was reported 95 percent contained Wednesday, and fire crews were dispatched to a small fire burning in remote Placer County timber just north of Foresthill.
Residents who suffered property damage in the Sand fire are eligible for immediate property tax relief, according to the El Dorado County Assessor’s Office.
Two workshop buildings were damaged and several homes were threatened by a grass fire Tuesday afternoon on a large parcel in south Sacramento, near Cosumnes River College.