Photo of a "hot shot" firefighter carrying his gear

Crews Get Upper Hand on Destructive Wildfires in West

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters continued to build containment around several destructive wildfires burning in California, though one stubborn blaze in the northern part of the state grew significantly and crossed the border into Oregon. The blaze on the Califor...
Photo of crews fighting fire in Yolo County.

I-5 Lanes Closed as Fire Jumps Oregon-Cal Border

The Latest on wildfires in the Western United States (all times local Thursday, July 5): 10:39 p.m. Authorities say a fire that jumped across Interstate 5 south of the Oregon border in California has closed t...
AP photo of fire crews watering down vegetation on Cache Creek Road

Wildfire Season Begins With a Bang. Are You Prepared?

SAN FRANCISCO — Thousands fled their homes as major wildfires encroached on a charred area of Northern California still recovering from severe blazes in recent years, sparking concern the state may be in for another destructive series of wildfires this summer....