Fast-Moving California Fire Destroys Homes, Forces 100,000 To Evacuate
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 12:17 PM
The wind-driven blaze sweeping through Los Angeles County's San Fernando Valley continued to spread Friday afternoon, destroying atleast 25-homes and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for more than 100,000-people as California hits peak wildfire season. Atleast one person is dead and one injured in connection with the fast-moving threat, which exploded from 1,600 acres just after 2-a.m. Friday to more than 4,600-acres less than two-hours-later.
When "Hell Moved In", A California Nurse Drove Through Fire To Save Lives
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 9:42 AM
By the time Allyn Pierce arrived at his job last Thursday morning, the sky in Paradise, California, was an eerie shade of burnt orange, choked with haze. A wildfire had exploded in the area hours before, and the flames were cutting through the Butte County town at an alarming pace. Now, at 8 a.m., they were imminently threatening the Adventist Health Feather River hospital, where Pierce worked as a registered nurse and ICU manager.
42 Dead In The Deadliest Wildfire In California History: Police
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 11:04 AM
The number of people killed by a massive blaze in northern California rose to 42, making it the deadliest wildfire in the history of the state. Thousands of firefighters spent a fifth day digging battle lines to contain the Camp Fire in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains north of Sacramento, while search teams were on a grim mission to recover the dead.