California wildfire

US president visits fire-wrecked California

President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement was responsible for the...

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018
USA

6 people killed as California wildfire spreads

A 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren are among six people killed when a wildfire engulfed entire communities in northern California, officials and family members say.

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

California warns residents as wildfires rage

Fanned by gusting winds, wildfires raged in densely populated Southern California with a new blaze north of San Diego exploding in size in just a few hours and dangerous conditions forecast.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

California fires kill 31, deadliest in state's history

The death toll from raging California wildfires rises to 31 as body recovery teams used cadaver dogs to locate victims, making it the deadliest series of blazes in the state's history.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

15 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

Firefighters battled wildfires in California's wine region on Tuesday as the death toll rose to 15 and thousands were left homeless in neighborhoods reduced to ashes.

October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017

Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10

More than a dozen fast-moving wildfires tearing through through California's wine country have killed at least 10 people, destroying hundreds of homes, authorities said Monday.