Evacuations were lifted Monday morning after strong Santa Ana winds carried a fire that began Wednesday in a mulch pile in the Jurupa Valley area, setting a nearby pallet yard and threatening surrounding structures.
With calming winds, firefighters continued to make progress on the Silverado Fire that forced tens of thousands of evacuations.
Colorado broke the record for its largest wildfires on record twice this season, with the top fire burning over 203,520 acres.
Mandatory evacuations are underway in some parts as wildfires continue to spread.
The largest wildfire in Colorado history grew overnight as high winds pushed the blaze through rural communities and the forecast predicts more “extreme fire behavior” on Saturday.
Denials of relief are rare and Newsom has previously praised the Trump administration for approving aid related to the fires and California’s struggles with the coronavirus pandemic.
California is poised to hit a fearsome milestone: 4 million acres burned this year by wildfires that have killed 31 people and incinerated hundreds of homes in what is already the worst fire season on record.
A little green doll has served as a morale booster and has brought smiles and a feeling of comfort and connection to fire crews battling wildfires in Oregon and Colorado, and he just might be making plans for a visit to California soon.
The Zogg Fire is one of nearly 30 wildfires burning in California.
Mexico has sent 100 firefighters to the United States to help battle wildfires in California, it was reported Wednesday.
Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment, the company said.
An Oregon sheriff’s department arrested 21 people in Level 2 and 3 wildfire evacuation zones over the past two weeks on various charges involving alleged looters accused of trespassing and stealing property left behind by homeowners who fled from the blaze.
The firefighter who died last week battling the El Dorado fire that was started by a gender-reveal party in Southern California was identified on Monday as a squad boss from a hotshot crew.
Launched in 2002, the Aqua satellite has six Earth-observing instruments on board.
Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames.
She didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name on Tuesday, but her remarks came a day after he visited California and again cast doubt on the science behind climate change.
The drone video, posted to Instagram, shows footage of Vancouver’s tall buildings and dense smoke in the area.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom had President Donald Trump one-on-one on live TV Monday, a perfect opportunity to spar with Democrats’ public enemy No. 1 just 50 days before the election.
Scientists say wildfires are all but inevitable, and the main drivers are plants and trees drying out due to climate change and more people living closer to areas that burn. And while forest thinning and controlled burns are solutions, they have proven challenging to implement on the scale needed to combat those threats.
Trump is headed to McClellan Park, a former air base just outside Sacramento, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office said he would be meeting with Trump.