Governor Jerry Brown is warning Californians that climate change will make wildfires more frequent and dangerous. We'll assess what the governor means about adapting to this new reality.
Dire predictions are being made by state officials about this year's fire season. Cal Fire in San Diego went to peak staffing this week, a month ahead of schedule, to prepare for a dangerous fire season.
The California National Guard has played a key role in fighting the fires burning throughout the state. But Major General David Baldwin says the Guard's ability to fight future fires will be hampered by sequestration cuts.
CAL FIRE is warning that a dangerous wildfire season has already started in California. So far more than 40,000 acres have burned statewide.
San Diego Fire Department officials are warning homeowners to prepare for what could be a difficult fire season.
The California Department of Consumer Affairs is proposing regulations that could lead to the end of flame retardant chemicals in furniture.
Dealing with a large, scared animal can be a nightmare at a crash scene or in a wildfire. That's why first responders are gathered at the Del Mar Fairgrounds today. They are getting training that might help them in a crisis.
The latest trends in firefighting got an airing at the Firehouse World Convention in San Diego.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- An annual fire-prevention fee that is unpopular with some rural property owners is headed back before the state Legislature, as Gov. Jerry Brown proposes to expand its use and opponents try to kill it.
Three people suffered burns today in a possible drug-lab explosion and resulting fire at a Midway-area hotel, authorities reported.
Meteorologist says for a place that doesn't have a lot of weather, San Diego has a lot of weather.
State regulators left the door open for the utility to try yet again to recoup those expenses from ratepayers.
In an about-face, a state regulator recommended late yesterday that customers pick up the tab for San Diego Gas & Electric's uninsured costs for the 2007 wildfires.
Ratepayer advocates claim San Diego Gas & Electric may be playing a numbers game as it attempts to gain regulatory approval to bill customers for uninsured costs from the 2007 wildfires, which state investigators say the company's lines started.
Consumer advocates are worried that California regulators may be quietly finding a way to allow San Diego Gas & Electric to recoup its uninsured 2007 wildfire costs from customers.