Tag Archives: CALFIRE

Aerial Firefighting Training in Redding, CA

USFS and CAL FIRE team up for training     Stephanie Schmieding, ActionNewsNow REDDING, Calif. (ActionNewsNow) – Starting Monday, firefighters will learn how to supervise air attacks during a training in Redding. The U.S. Forest Service is teaming up with ...

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Report Highlights Close Calls in Camp Fire

“We had several angels over us that day,”     By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press On the first day fighting the deadly Northern California wildfire that destroyed the city of Paradise last month, a crew setting a back burn to ...

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CAL FIRE Official Says State Must Consider Home Ban

Pimlott says state must rethink building in fire zones     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state’s top firefighter ...

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California Statewide Incident Map 2018

Major fire burning in California     This map provides general locations of major fires burning in California. The fire locations are approximates. Some of the fires on the map are not in the jurisdiction of CAL FIRE and are ...

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Holly Fire, Flood Command

At look at the management behind the scenes     Riverside County Fire – Take a look behind-the-scenes at the efforts by multiple agencies to protect the communities near the Holy Fire burn scar. For more information about how you ...

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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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