Years of increasingly deadly wildfires that ripped through California communities are spurring measures that would toughen requirements for approving homes in high-risk areas.
Several residents reported seeing heavy smoke billowing from Highway 101.
With dripping plastic and fire dropping onto the bathroom floor, authorities say residents attempted putting the fire out with cups of water.
Two fires have sparked near the Oceano Dunes campground in as many days.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is declaring a state of emergency to speed up forest management ahead of the next wildfire season.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is pushing back on a U.S. judge’s revised proposal to prevent the utility’s equipment from causing more wildfires.
California is calling in the National Guard for the first time to help protect communities from wildfires like the one that destroyed much of the city of Paradise last fall.
People in Cambria may notice smoke Tuesday as firefighters burn brush to reduce fire risks in the area.
People in Morro Bay could see smoke this week because Cal Fire and the Morro Bay Fire Department are scheduled to conduct prescribed burns.
The Los Padres National Forest alongside Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District are doing pile burns at Figueroa Mountain next week.
Templeton Fire and Emergency Services are reminding home and property owners to prepare for 2019 weed abatement season.
An investigation has determined that one of the largest and most destructive fires in California history was sparked by power lines coming into contact during high winds.
Firefighters put out a fire in a garage in Orcutt Monday morning that caused an estimated $10,000 in damage, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
California fire officials want to dramatically increase logging and other forest management practices to reduce fuel for wildfires and are calling on the National Guard to help with the effort.
A fire alarm call prompted firefighters to respond to a Montecito home over the weekend where a small fire was discovered.
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