Tag Archives: CALFIRE

Carr Fire Green Sheet

Burn Over Fatalities   On July 26, 2018, a private dozer operator (Dozer 1) and Marin County Engine Company (ENG1) were assigned to the Carr Fire in Shasta County, California. At approximately 5:30 p.m., the fire transitioned from a fuel ...

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CAL Fire Mechanic Killed in Crash

Heavy Equipment Mechanic was assigned to the Carr Fire     REDDING, Calif. (KGO) – Cal Fire officials confirmed a firefighter assigned to battle the Carr Fire burning in Shasta County was killed in a traffic accident. Cal Fire released ...

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Thousands Flee from Northern California Wildfire

Pawnee Fire destroyed 12 buildings     CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. The Pawnee Fire, which broke out Saturday near the ...

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Crews Battle Seven Grass Fires in Northern California

CalFire helicopter assist with water drops     BYRON, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say crews are battling seven vegetation fires in Northern California being fueled by strong winds. The fires in are burning along Byron Highway near Clifton Court ...

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Power Lines Touching Trees Caused Four California Wildfires

CalFire turns findings over to local prosecutors     By JOHN RODGERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that came into contact with trees caused four Northern California wildfires that burned across more ...

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Firefighters Stop Two Southern California Wildfires

Crews halt two wildfires     WINCHESTER, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have made significant progress in corralling two Southern California wildfires. Cal Fire says a fire that has burned nearly 2 square miles (5.2 square kilometers) in the semirural Winchester ...

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Forecasters Warn of Life-Threatening Wildfire Weather

Dangerous conditions in the Southwest and Southern Plains   (Associated Press)   By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters ...

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Colorado Could Face Worst Wildfire Season Since ’12, ‘13

Governor warns residents to do their part to prevent fires   (The Denver Channel/YouTube)  CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. ...

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Friends Remember Fallen CALFIRE Firefighter

Several talk about Cory Iverson’s early years     SAN DIEGO (NBC San Diego) – Friends of Cory Iverson, a San Diego County firefighter killed while battling the largest fire in California history, shared their memories of Iverson. Iverson was ...

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