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PG&E Could Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly California Fire

[ad_1] Pacific Gas & Electric will face criminal charges because its equipment sparked a wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, a Northern California prosecutor announced Thursday. It would be the latest action against the nation’s largest utility, which was forced into bankruptcy over devastating wildfires ignited by its long-neglected […]

Fire-Ravaged Counties Push PG&E to Remove 200K Charred Logs

[ad_1] As this year’s wildfire season rages, some victims of last year’s fires are dealing with an unexpected challenge beyond rebuilding – repairing their property from damage they say was caused by PG&E, when it cut down burned trees near its power lines. Last October, the Glass Fire ripped through the 20-acre ranch where Amy […]

Cal Fire Deploys ‘Aerial Firing’ Drones To Battle Dixie Fire; Blaze Destroys At Least 34 Homes; Grows To 217,581 Acres

[ad_1] QUINCY (CBS SF) — Cal Fire has been deploying drones armed with ‘aerial firing devices’ igniting backfires in the battle to halt the advancing flames of the Dixie Fire, which had grown to 217,581 acres and was 23 percent contained early Wednesday. At his Tuesday night briefing, Cal Fire Incident Operations Chief Mike Wink […]

Dixie Fire Tops 200,000 Acres; Erratic Weather ‘Pushing Around Our Crews’

[ad_1] QUINCY, Plumas County (CBS SF) — Erratic weather conditions stoked the Dixie Fire burning in Butte and Plumas counties overnight, with the area burned now topping 200,000 acres Tuesday. Cal Fire reported the containment of the wildfire is now at 23% after burning 208,206 acres as of Tuesday morning. The fire is now the […]

Air Quality Alert Extends Into Tuesday Due To Unhealthy Levels Of Haze, Smoke In Air

[ad_1] BOSTON (CBS) – An air quality alert has been extended to noon Tuesday across Massachusetts because of unhealthy levels of haze and smoke in the air. Several fire departments were flooded with phone calls from the public Monday about the smoke and were concerned it was from nearby fires. The haze and smoke are […]

Massachusetts Fire Departments Flooded With Calls About Haze From Western Wildfires

[ad_1] HOLDEN (CBS) — The smell of smoke and the sight of haze hung in the air in Massachusetts due to wildfires burning thousands of miles away. Multiple fire departments reported fielding calls Monday from concerned residents. An Air Quality Alert has been issued through noon Tuesday. We have responded to numerous reports of smoke […]

New Wildfire Burning In Tulare County In Sequoia National Forest

[ad_1] TULARE COUNTY (CBS SF) — A new wildfire was burning in the Sequoia National Forest in Tulare County Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The fire had reportedly burned at least acres in the area of Balch Park Road and Bear Creek Drive, northeast of Springville. READ MORE: Former California Senator Barbara Boxer Assaulted, Robbed […]

California’s Largest Fire Torches Homes as Blazes Lash West

[ad_1] Flames racing through rugged terrain in Northern California destroyed multiple homes Saturday as the state’s largest wildfire intensified and numerous other blazes battered the U.S. West. The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already leveled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny community of Indian Falls after […]

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