Bounchan Keola has asked for a pardon from his prison sentence, showing that he has changed for the better and that his service to the state battling wildfires should count for something.
With calming winds, firefighters continued to make progress on the Silverado Fire that forced tens of thousands of evacuations.
Firefighters battling wildfires in California came to the rescue of a burned barn owl, wrapping it safely in a firefighter's jacket until they could get it to an animal hospital.
Two massive wildfires burning in Southern California drove more than 80,000 residents from their homes this week as firefighters continued to battle the flames fueled by gusty winds and low humidity.
A biologist with the Wildlife Disaster Network described the big cat's journey as the "ultimate success story".
The Silverado Fire had burned at least 4,000 acres with zero containment Monday in Orange County, just south of Los Angeles.
The Trail Fire is burning north of Black Canyon City, Arizona land management officials said on Oct. 25.
The wildfire burning north of Crown King and south of Prescott since Oct. 16 has now burned more than 9,000 acres and is 63% contained.
Colorado firefighters continue to battle wildfires.
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.
Josh Padron said he knows how much Eliana loves him, but that hug "even made me tear up."
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 farmworkers are facing rising risks to their health as they deal with harsh conditions including extreme heat, smoky air and increased exposure to COVID-19.
Several of the wildfires in the state were over 95% contained, but full containment likely won't be reached without rain.
Food Network star Guy Fieri prepared an Italian-inspired feast for 2,774 firefighters in California.
Some residents have evacuated summer homes northeast of Phoenix where a wildfire in the Tonto National Forest has burned over 14,000 acres of grass and brush.
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.