So-called Thomas Fire has destroyed 970 buildings and damaged many more. Evacuation orders have affected more than 94,000 people.
Fire prevention experts will identify areas with bone dry “surface fuels” and send in crews to burn it or clear it away using chain saws and heavy equipment.
The so-called Thomas Fire straddling coastal Ventura and Santa Barbara counties covered 379 square miles and is likely to keep growing.
Red Flag warnings due to Santa Ana winds and a critical lack of moisture were extended into the end of the week.
Utah congressional leaders introduce legislation to create tribal co-management councils, a move touted by Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
Red Flag warnings for fire danger due to Santa Ana winds and a critical lack of moisture were extended into the week instead of expiring Monday.
Pest experts warn chicken coops, compost piles and fallen, rotting fruit are a magnet for rodents.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is nearing the end of an eradication program targeting feral hogs that have been rooting up New Mexico and other parts of the country
Three people were burned while escaping the flames and at least 65 structures were destroyed, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
The California Horse Racing Board says approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County
Wildfires hop-scotched downhill toward the Pacific Ocean on Monday and Tuesday with devastating effect, destroying homes seemingly at random while leaving others untouched.
The White House announcement Monday to shrink the two Utah preserves gives a possible preview of what’s to come for Oregon.
The move marks the first time in a half century that a president has attempted to undo these types of land protections.