Lake County

Flames consume a home as the River Fire tears though Lakeport, Calif., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger, File
August 02, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Janie Har and Brian Skoloff, Associated Press UPPER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Just a month into the budget year, California has already spent more than one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $125 million, state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Mike Mohler said Wednesday...
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San Bernardino County Fire department firefighters assess the damage to a neighborhood in the aftermath of a wildfire, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Keswick, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
July 30, 2018 - 12:08 pm
By Jonathan J. Cooper and Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands more people fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California, and the advance of the state's largest, deadliest blaze slowed slightly after days of explosive growth,...
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A firefighter scrambles to stop the Pawnee fire as it spots across Highway 20 near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
(AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 01, 2018 - 4:42 pm
GUINDA, Calif. (AP) — Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles (120 kilometers) south into the San Francisco Bay Area. The fast-moving blaze that broke out Saturday in western...
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