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By Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press
Firefighters in Northern California made more progress Wednesday against the massive Caldor Fire raging near the Lake Tahoe resort area. The flames are now 20 percent contained, after burning more than 204,000 acres since mid-August. Stephanie Sy has the latest.
By Stephanie Sy
Firefighters reported progress Wednesday in the battle to save communities on the south end of Lake Tahoe from an approaching forest fire after the stiff winds and searing temperatures they had feared failed to materialize in the California-Nevada alpine region.
By Sam Metz, Janie Har, John Antczak, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, nearly 4,000 firefighters in Northern California are racing to defend the Lake Tahoe resort area from the massive Caldor Fire. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued a mask mandate for all public and private schools and…
"It's more out of control than I thought," evacuee Glen Naasz said of the fire that by late Monday had been pushed by strong winds across California highways 50 and 89, burning mountain cabins as it swept down slopes into…
By Sam Metz, Janie Har, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. Department of Education announced it is investigating five Republican-led states that have banned universal indoor masking. The European Union has advised its member nations to reinstate travel restrictions for American tourists. The entire…
By Noah Berger, Associated Press
Fire officials ordered more evacuations near Lake Tahoe and told other residents to be ready to leave as a destructive fire roared through forests southwest of the alpine lake that straddles the California-Nevada state line.
By Christopher Weber, John Antczak, Associated Press
A wildfire that burned several homes near Los Angeles may signal that the region is facing the same dangers that have scorched Northern California this summer.
By Associated Press
More than 13,500 firefighters are working to contain a dozen large California wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of people to flee.
By Eugene Garcia, Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Thousands of homes remain threatened by the nation's largest wildfire in Northern California, and firefighters across the West face a high danger of new blazes erupting because of unstable weather.
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