Southern California wildfire slows; 177 homes destroyed

U.S. 11/12/18, 01:23

Relief and heartache await those starting to return home to a Southern California wildlife zone.Eager to know the status of his house, 69-year-old Roger Kelly defied evacuation orders Sunday and hiked back into Seminole Springs, his lakeside mobile home community ...

PHOTOS: Wildfires rage, destruction, death in their wake

U.S. 11/12/18, 01:20

The devastation is complete in Paradise, California, where a wildfire tore through town and destroyed everything, killing at least 23 and destroying so many houses it's already the most destructive fire on record in the state.Deputy Coroner Justin Sponhaltz, right, ...

Firefighters battle Southern California wildfire

U.S. 11/11/18, 14:23

Conditions for firefighting in Southern California were favorable overnight and progress was made, but that's expected to change. With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, and relatives desperately looked for more ...

Harrowing escapes, heartbreaking loss in Northern California

U.S. 11/11/18, 11:51

In the days since a ferocious, wind-whipped wildfire began tearing through this Northern California town, residents who stayed behind to try to save their property or who managed to get back to their neighborhoods despite mandatory evacuation orders found cars ...

Update: Death toll in Northern California fire now 23

U.S. 11/11/18, 11:33

The Latest on the California wildfires (all times local):A man who gave his first name as John, background, looks over the ruins of his home, one of at least 20 homes destroyed just on Windermere Drive in the Point Dume ...

Amid rubble of house, husband finds wife’s ring

U.S. 11/10/18, 23:15

When the fire broke out in Paradise, state warden Jake Olsen was one of many law enforcement agents who rushed to help those in need. On Saturday, his colleague helped him sift through the rubble and found his wife's wedding ...

Stars join thousands waiting to learn wildfire’s damage toll

U.S. 11/10/18, 16:43

Rich or not, famous or not, there was no reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north. Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen ...

News Guide: California wildfires burn into new territory

U.S. 11/10/18, 16:40

Devastating wildfires on either end of California pushed into new territory Saturday, as fatigued firefighters worked to evacuate residents in harm's way and contain blazes that already have claimed at least 11 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures ...

Update: Deadly Northern California fire grows overnight

U.S. 11/10/18, 11:48

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Firefighters work on a controlled burn at a wildfire, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Magalia, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher) Officials say a deadly blaze that leveled a Northern California town has spread overnight ...

Teacher: Bus drivers evacuated students amid California fire

U.S. 11/10/18, 01:46

A Northern California science teacher says heroic bus drivers arrived at schools to help evacuate students threatened by a deadly, fast-moving wildfire.Paradise Unified School District science teacher Marc Kessler said Friday that teachers and staff also bundled frightened children into ...

Wind respite may help Southern California wildfire fight

U.S. 11/10/18, 01:40

Firefighters hope a narrow window of calm will give them a chance to block Southern California wildfires that are marching on a path of destruction toward the sea.An air tanker drops flame retardant to protect homes as fires burn Friday, ...

Paradise lost after fire consumes Northern California town

U.S. 11/10/18, 01:34

No one is left in Paradise. Abandoned, charred vehicles clutter the main thoroughfare, evidence of the panicked evacuation a day earlier as a wildfire tore through the Northern California community. Nine people have been found dead. Entire neighborhoods are leveled. The ...

49ers, Raiders alter schedules due to smoke from wildfire

Sports 11/09/18, 20:06

The San Francisco 49ers shifted workout times Friday as smoke from a massive Northern California wildfire affected the air quality in the Bay Area.With the air quality rated at levels considered unhealthy, the 49ers worked out earlier so they could ...

Update: Dozens unaccounted for a day after huge wildfire

U.S. 11/09/18, 19:25

The Latest on the search for people unaccounted for, a day after a Northern California wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate (all times local):3:25 p.m.A day after a Northern California wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate, dozens of ...

Pleas flood social media with loved ones missing after fire

U.S. 11/09/18, 18:37

A day after a Northern California wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate, dozens of people are unaccounted for and relatives are flooding social media with desperate pleas for help finding them. In this undated family photo shows Jean Forsman. A ...

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