Sheriff Says Three Dead in Wind-Fueled Northern California Fires

SAN FRANCISCO — Shasta County's sheriff says three people have died in a fast-moving wildfire west of Redding. Sheriff Eric Magrini announced the deaths during a Monday afternoon update on the Zogg Fire. He did not give any details about the people who died...

Sierra Nevada Reels as Flames and Smoke Drive Visitors Away

It was bad enough that 2020 announced itself with a global pandemic that cratered the world economy and kept many people confined to their homes. Then, just as vacationers were tentatively returning to California’s rural lakes, parks, trails and campgrounds, t...

Winds a Worry as Death Toll Reaches 35 From West Coast Fires

BEAVERCREEK, Ore. — Nearly all the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said over the weekend as crews battled wildfires that have killed at least 35 from California to Washington s...

‘Evacuate Now:’ Oregon Wildfires Grow as 500K Told To Flee

SALEM, Ore. — Deadly wildfires in heavily populated northwest Oregon were growing, with hundreds of thousands of people told to flee encroaching flames while residents to the south tearfully assessed their losses. The number of people ordered to evacuate st...