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Red Cross Jumps in to Help Evacuees From Sprawling Creek Fire

Loretta Sylvas was fanning off flies buzzing around at the Granite Ridge Middle School gym. Sylvas, along with 10 other members of her family spanning four generations, evacuated their homes at the Big Sandy Rancheria in Auberry just hours earlier. Fortunately, they had enough time to pack up and leave....

Favorable Weather Helps Crews Battling Briceburg Fire

Firefighters working throughout the night limited the spread of the Briceburg Fire near Yosemite National Park, Cal Fire officials said Friday morning. Listen to this article:   The wildfire now covers 4,905 acres and is 30% contained, officials said. In addition to the diligent work of the fire crews, "recent...

Beefed-up Crews Now Have Briceburg Fire 25% Contained

Bolstered by more crews and aerial assistance, firefighters now have 25% containment of the Briceburg Fire, Cal Fire officials said Thursday morning. Nearly 1,400 personnel are battling the wildfire near Yosemite National Park, which has spread to 4,900 acres. In addition, eight air tankers and nine helicopters are involved in...