Articles Tagged With ‘Fire’




Camp Fire 100 percent contained, at least 85 dead

California fire officials announced Sunday that the Camp Fire is 100 percent contained. The deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history has killed at least 85 people. There are currently 271 people missing. [Cal Coast Times] As friends and... (Continue reading)

Rains help firefighters battle Camp Fire

The rains that swept across the area have helped firefighters extinguish the deadly Camp Fire, officials said Friday.The Camp Fire is 95 percent contained. [Cal Coast Times] Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the Camp Fire charred 153,336 acres.... (Continue reading)

Camp Fire smoke moves into SLO County

Conditions were smoky across San Luis Obispo County on Monday as a result of a wind pattern that blew smoke from the Northern California Camp Fire to the Central Coast. [Cal Coast Times] The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution... (Continue reading)

PG&E divulges another outage near start of Camp Fire

Amid concerns over PG&E possibly being held liable for starting the deadliest blaze in state history, the Northern California Camp Fire, the utility disclosed it experienced a second power outage around the location and time the blaze began. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

PG&E stock price plummets as lawsuit threats mount over Camp Fire

With PG&E facing the possibility of a determination that its equipment started the ongoing Camp Fire, now the deadliest blaze in California history, lawsuits are being prepared and the utility’s stock price is plummeting. [Cal Coast Times] PG&E’s stock price... (Continue reading)

Northern California fire becomes deadliest in state history

As fires ravage Northern and Southern California, an unusually high death toll is mounting, and one of the blazes has become the deadliest in state history. [Cal Coast Times] The Northern California Camp Fire has killed at least 42 people,... (Continue reading)

Truck catches fire on Highway 166, blaze spreads into brush

A commercial vehicle caught on fire Monday morning on Highway 166, which then sparked a brush fire east of Santa Maria, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 9 a.m., the vehicle, which appears to be a large... (Continue reading)

Wildfires ravage Ventura County shortly after mass shooting

Just hours after a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks left 13 people dead, two wildfires broke out in Ventura County, resulting in numerous evacuation orders, as well as burned or damaged structures and Highway 101 closures. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly... (Continue reading)

Fire scorches 25 acres south of SLO

A fire broke out close to Highway 101 south of San Luis Obispo on Sunday and burned 25 acres. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10 a.m., the fire started in vegetation at 6295 Ontario Road near Johnson Ranch, according to... (Continue reading)

Did Southern California Edison equipment start Thomas Fire?

The utility Southern California Edison has released a statement acknowledging that its equipment may have helped sparked the Thomas Fire that devastated Ventura and Santa Barbara counties late last year and led to the deadly Montecito mudslides in early 2018.... (Continue reading)