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How weather affects fire behavior

Weather plays a significant part in the intensity and severity of wildland fires. Changes in humidity, wind and temperature can improve or delay containment...

Be aware of the ways a vehicle can start a wildfire

With unprecedented wildfire activity scorching California this year, fire safety is at the forefront of everyone’s minds as they go about their daily business. “Most...

National forests close due to extreme fire conditions

With unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announced a temporary closure of...

Practice fire safety for furry family members

Family Features, Special to Valley News If you have a fire escape plan in place for your home, you’re steps ahead of many Americans. According to...

Smoke advisory extended for Riverside County

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A smoke advisory for Riverside County was extended through Monday afternoon today due to wildfires burning in the Southland. According to the...

Cal Fire deploys helitack air resources to fight fires

The Cal Fire air program is one of the biggest and most experienced aviation programs in the world. Their fleet of over 23 air...

Prepare to evacuate from a wildfire

Wildfire season is upon the Anza Valley, and residents should formulate an evacuation plan in case an evacuation is called. As Cal Fire, Riverside County...

Jurupa Valley brush fire grows to 250 acres

JURUPA VALLEY (CNS) - A wildfire in Jurupa Valley was 50% contained today after burning 250 acres, officials said. The fire was reported at 3:09...

Prepare the family pets for wildfire evacuation

LOS ANGELES – It’s wildfire season in California, and everyone should be prepared to evacuate their home if needed – but don’t forget Fluffy. The American...