California Wildfires: Latest Updates
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Northern California wildfires: Where to find updates on air quality, evacuations, and official information
October 18, 2021
Here’s the latest information on the wildfires burning throughout Northern California.
October 11, 2021
PG&E is mired in debt. Rates are skyrocketing. Tens of thousands of survivors of fires sparked by the utility's equipment are waiting for promised compensation. Amid all this, there's one group that's simply walking away: Wall Street hedge funds.
October 10, 2021 | Chris Hagan
PG&E is starting to turn the power back on for the more than 24,000 customers who the utility cut service to Monday as high winds hit much of Northern California, but more shutoffs could be on the way.
Forest thinning helped keep the Caldor Fire from burning into South Lake Tahoe, but experts say more fuel management and climate action are needed to slow the Sierra's destructive wildfires.
September 28, 2021
The analysis is based on more than 10 years of data collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and reveals a startling increase in the number of days residents are breathing smoke at the ZIP code level.
September 28, 2021
Smoke from wildfires, which have burned millions of acres in California alone, is choking vast swaths of the country.
September 24, 2021
Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Friday with manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes last year, prosecutors said.
September 21, 2021
Over the last year and a half, almost four dozen Cal Fire firefighters have suffered from heat illness during training, and since 2003, five have died.
Officials say drivers should be alert to crews working along the highway and cautioned that the area will look very different than it did before the fire.
September 16, 2021
Here's how to find the latest information on conditions, evacuations and closures for the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County.