Wildfires

FILE - In a Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, Scott Upton, right, the chief of the Northern Region for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection briefs California Gov. Jerry Brown, second from left, Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Brock Long, third from left, and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, third from left, and Mark Ghilarducci, director of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, right, look at the remains of Paradise Elementary school in Paradise, Calif. Monday Dec. 3 marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes in the wildfire. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 03, 2018 - 12:28 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California. Schools in Butte County have been closed since Nov. 8, when the Camp Fire ignited and quickly swept through the towns of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, search and rescue workers search for human remains at a trailer park burned out from the Camp fire in Paradise, Calif. About three weeks after a fire leveled a Northern California town, confusion remains and officials continue trying to determine who of the those still listed as unaccounted for are really missing, which is not easy. Some families meet frustration in their search while others who escaped the inferno are surprised to find themselves listed as missing. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
December 01, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The number of people listed as missing after Northern California's catastrophic wildfire has been whittled to 49. The figure announced Friday night by the Butte County Sheriff's Office shows authorities have made significant progress in accounting for survivors of the...
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A scoop clears debris from a mudslide that partially blocked Honey Run Road, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, near Chico, Calif. Flash flooding hit Chico and nearby wildfire-scarred Paradise, forcing officials to deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stuck in vehicles and rescue them from homes. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 30, 2018 - 4:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A major storm brought localized mudslides and street flooding to California and some people had to be rescued from stranded vehicles, but fire-scarred areas escaped large-scale damage. Water from flash floods receded in Northern California and crews on Friday cleared debris...
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A mudslide trapped several vehicles along Valley of the Falls Drive in Forest Falls in San Bernardino County, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Forecasters say the weather system that has been raining all day on Southern California has developed instability and may produce thunderstorms. Mud and rock slides have also closed two mountain highways northeast of Los Angeles. (Stan Lim/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 9:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stuck in vehicles and rescue them from homes after a downpour near the Paradise area. Authorities said they used boats to rescue...
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A mudslide trapped several vehicles along Valley of the Falls Drive in Forest Falls in San Bernardino County, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Forecasters say the weather system that has been raining all day on Southern California has developed instability and may produce thunderstorms. Mud and rock slides have also closed two mountain highways northeast of Los Angeles. (Stan Lim/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stuck in vehicles and rescue them from homes after a downpour near the Paradise area. Authorities said they used boats to rescue...
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Mud and debris has flowed onto Kanan-Dume Road in an area burned by the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, Calif. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Bands of heavy rain are moving across Southern California, raising concerns about mudslides in areas scorched by wildfires. Coastal health authorities are urging people to stay away from beach water, which may contain bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash and other public health hazards due to runoff. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
November 29, 2018 - 7:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A Northern California man was forced to evacuate his home for the second time this month when a flash flood hit following a devastating wildfire. Firmware engineer Dale Word of Chico...
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Mud and debris has flowed onto Kanan-Dume Road in an area burned by the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, Calif. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Bands of heavy rain are moving across Southern California, raising concerns about mudslides in areas scorched by wildfires. Coastal health authorities are urging people to stay away from beach water, which may contain bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash and other public health hazards due to runoff. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
November 29, 2018 - 6:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A thunderstorm in a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California dumped up to 1½ inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain in an hour, toppling trees and trapping motorists in flooded roads...
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Flash flood water blackened by ash and debris from the Holy Fire rushes along Trabuco Creek and under Trabuco Canyon Road in Trabuco Canyon, Calif., on Thursday morning, November 29, 2018. Orange County authorities ordered a mandatory evacuation Thursday of Trabuco Canyon (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 6:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to quickly deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stranded in vehicles after a downpour near the Paradise area, officials said. It was not clear how many people were trapped...
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A man and a woman walk in the rain past a holiday ornament Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in San Francisco. A storm moving into California on Thursday brought rain that threatened to unleash debris flows in wildfire burn areas and snow that could cause travel problems in the Sierra Nevada. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to quickly deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stranded in vehicles after a downpour near the Paradise area, officials said. It was not clear how many people were trapped...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, rain showers begin to diminish at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Forecasters say California will see widespread rain and heavy Sierra Nevada snowfall starting late Wednesday that could create travel problems and unleash damaging runoff from wildfire burn scars. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 29, 2018 - 5:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Officials say flash flooding has hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California and swift water rescue teams have been deployed. The teams are helping people stranded Thursday in...
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