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California Burning: Massive Wildfires Threaten Thousands of Structures

27,000-acre blaze destroys dozens of buildings, threatens 5,165 structures, forces mass evacuation

The so-called Rocky Fire wildfire burning north of San Francisco has exploded in size to more than 109 square kilometers, destroying 24 residences and 26 outbuildings, damaging 3 others and threatening 6,156  additional structures, according to Cal Fire. 537 more words

News Alert

Brown declares a state of emergency to deal with fires

Gov. Jerry Brown has called a state of emergency across the state in response to wildfires engulfing parts of drought-stricken California.

This summer fire season has been particularly intense, with a series of blazes such as the Rocky fire in Lake County and the Wragg fire near Lake Berryessa consuming thousands of acres and leaving firefighters scrambling. 40 more words

Sacramento Update

State of Emergency Declared in California due to Raging Wildfires

Wildfires from Hell: Gov. Brown Declares yet another State of Emergency in the Golden Brown State

Governor Brown has declared a state of emergency in California as 20 wildfires torch forests across the state killing a fire crew. 424 more words

News Alert

California Declares State of Emergency Due to Wildfire

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency as the wildfire has spread to 15 counties. All state agencies and the National Guard have been mobilized to help aid the situation. 54 more words


Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency Over Wildfires, Says California Has Turned Into A ‘Tinderbox’

SACRAMENTO (CBS / AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is declaring a state of emergency throughout California as wildfires rage in the parched state.

Brown says in a declaration issued Friday that the severe drought and extreme weather “have turned much of the state into a tinderbox.” 111 more words


Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Declares State Of Emergency In Wake Of Weekend Storms

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Wednesday for six counties in California after last weekend’s rainstorms.

The emergency proclamation, according to a news release, was issued for Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. 159 more words


Step One to Combat the Heroin Epidemic: Stop Blaming the Heroin

The national heroin epidemic has reached Maryland, where last year there were over 500 overdose-related deaths. Gov. Larry Hogan, who has already declared a state of emergency over this issue, … 756 more words