In the areas of California hit hard by recent wildfires, displaced residents are struggling to find shelter. In some of these places, like Chico, there was already a housing shortage even before the fires hit. What resources are available to…
In the 11 days since Northern California's Camp Fire ignited, residents have experienced “hell on earth." Firefighters have now contained about 66 percent of the fire. But as rain approaches, rescuers scramble to locate the nearly 1,000 people still missing--fearing…
Some of the thousands of people who fled Southern California's huge wildfire were being allowed to return home, and traffic was flowing Monday on the major highway through the area after a closure of several days.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Many of the missing are seniors without cellphones or social media accounts who had moved to the Northern California area that's known as a refuge for retirees.
By Phuong Le, Daisy Nguyen, Don Thompson, Associated Press
For weeks, smoky, unhealthy air from large wildfires has plagued much of the West Coast and beyond. What's the public health impact of an increase of urban wildfires, in which homes and other structures burn? Special correspondent Cat Wise meets…
By Laura Santhanam
If you smell smoke, you're already exposed.
By Juliet Williams and Don Thompson, Associated Press
A dozen wildfires that burned thousands of homes in California’s wi and killed at least 15 people last October were started by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines and utility poles.
Some 8,000 firefighters spent a fourth day fighting the flames fanning across Northern California’s wine country. While the wildfires keep burning, some communities and first responders may have caught a break when the winds failed to meet their forecasted gusts.
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