- Nov. 25
Deep-frying is a popular, but dangerous way to fix a Thanksgiving Day turkey. Firefighting trainees at Chula Vista’s Southwestern College share tips to avoid disaster.
- Nov. 25
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning is in effect for inland valley and mountain areas, including Julian, until 6 p.m. Wednesday, saying current dry, windy conditions could contribute to extreme fire behavior.
- Nov. 24
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning and a high wind warning for the San Diego region Monday. Fire officials also got a warning - in the form of a report with 90 recommendations based on their performance during May's Bernardo fire.
- Nov. 17
Strong northeast winds coupled with drier than normal conditions threatened to fuel a wildfire in the valleys and mountains of San Diego County Monday and Tuesday, meteorologists said.
- Nov. 16
Gusty Santa Ana winds in San Diego County's mountains and inland valleys, combined with low humidity, will raise the risk for wildfires over a roughly 24-hour span starting Sunday evening.
- Nov. 14
An onset of windy, dry atmospheric conditions will create acute wildfire risks in the San Diego-area inland valleys and mountains starting Sunday evening.
- Nov. 5
A red flag warning — the most serious fire-related warning — is in effect until 5 p.m. Thursday.
- Nov. 4
The brush fire that scorched a little more than seven acres on Camp Pendleton is now 100 percent contained. Base officials say the blaze ignited just before 11 o'clock Tuesday morning in the Juliet impact area on the southeast side of the base.
- Oct. 15
The lawsuit alleges that Omni La Costa Resort & Spa should be held responsible because it is believed the fire started on the resort's property in May.
- Oct. 10
The fleet of air tankers were cleared to return to the skies after investigators found no evidence that faulty equipment was behind a fatal plane crash this week near Yosemite.
- Oct. 8
The fire was spreading up the canyon wall, and it appeared the pilot was trying to lay down fire retardant to stop its progress when the crash occurred Tuesday.
- Oct. 7
A Yosemite National Park spokesman says an air tanker fighting a wildfire near the park has crashed.
- Oct. 2
Fire officials are warning of an elevated fire risk in San Diego County starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday. Residents are urged to be extra cautious.
- Oct. 1
A report on fire station maintenance and new construction needs will be delivered Wednesday to the City Council's Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee.
- Sept. 30
California is tapping into reserves to pay for the cost of fighting wildfires.