Following an unprecedented series of wildfires across California, overtime costs for firefighters surged by 65% over the past decade, pushing annual wages to nearly $5 billion, according to a newspaper analysis published Sunday.
The utility company announced a $13.5B settlement with individual Northern California wildfire victims on Friday. It includes settlements for claims from the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland.
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. (AP) — Cal Fire alleges that fast food chain In-N-Out was responsible for a 2017 wildfire in rural Arroyo Grande, according to a lawsuit filed in San Luis Obispo Superior Court.
On Saturday, the lone survivor of the Yarnell Fire in 2013 took part in a service for the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died while fighting the fire.
Firefighters quickly gained the upper hand and knocked down a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon near Malibu.
As wildfires ravage parts of Australia, firefighter Kat Robinson-Williams said she "won't just stay behind" as her country burns.
A Southern California utility has agreed to pay $360 million to settle lawsuits brought by local governments over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment in the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Anger over devastating California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines is coming to a head — in a beer. And an outcry is brewing.
Conservationists fear hundreds of koalas have perished in wildfires that have razed prime habitat on Australia's east coast.
Firefighters gained the upper hand on a brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in the Hollywood Hills.
The Apache Lake Marina & Resort is for sale.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paradise will pause on Friday.
Pacific Gas & Electric reported substantial losses for the third quarter on Thursday, driven by catastrophic wildfires that have been blamed on the utility’s outdated transmission lines. The company anticipates those costs could escalate to as much as $6.3 billion.
The American heavy metal band Metallica is donating $100,000 to California wildfire relief efforts.
Crews working the Getty Fire have salvaged a wedding ring from the rubble of a destroyed home -- nearly 58 years to the day since the same ring survived the 1961 Bel-Air Fire.
Firefighters in Ventura County were close to reaching full containment on a fire that sparked just south of Santa Paula.
The fire was first reported Oct. 23 at 9:27 p.m. northeast of Geyersville on Kincade Road in Sonoma County. Firefighters expect to fully contain the blaze on Nov. 7.
President Trump is threatening to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state during dry winds this fall.
Several volunteers with Wild Turkey and actor Matthew McConaughey are helping to give back to the firefighters who have been battling the raging wildfires in Southern California.
A brush fire that sparked in Jurupa Valley prompted evacuations and quickly spread to Riverside early Thursday morning, officials said.