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Firefighters Fired Following Probe Started By Murder

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 01.21.2015 | Crime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two state firefighters were fired Wednesday and another has resigned after an ethics investigation that stemmed from the k...

Wildfires Burn Along California Interstate

AP | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Sparks from a vehicle caused a wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park that led to the death of a firef...

Plane Crashes While Fighting Yosemite Wildfire

AP | Posted 12.07.2014 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials have grounded air tankers after one of the aircraft crashed while fighting a blaze i...

Disneytoon Studios worked closely with CalFire to make "Planes: Fire & Rescue" as authentic as possible

Jim Hill | Posted 09.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"Do your research." That is the lesson that John Lasseter -- Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney & Pixar Animation Studios -- has repeatedly drille...

Man Named Smoke Accused of Starting Northern California Wildfire

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Authorities believe a wildfire in Northern California was sparked by the exhaust from a truck driven by a man delivering supp...

California's Wildfire Threat Is So Severe That The Season Started Early

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

Don’t let the recent rains and green hillsides fool you -- the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fresh growth is only c...