- Oct. 1
Mike Aguirre is asking state regulators to keep San Diego Gas & Electric from charging ratepayers for leftover costs from the 2007 wildfires.
- Sept. 30
Is your home located in a high wildfire risk area? A new online wildfire hazard map of San Diego County allows you to enter your address and assess your fire danger.
Veteran firefighter Brian Fennessy plans on increasing racial and gender diversity within the ranks as the new chief of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
- Sept. 25
San Diego's investor-owned utility is asking regulators to let it pass on 90 percent of the outstanding expenses from a 2007 wildfire to customers. That could amount to $380 million.
- Sept. 22
The City Council Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Brian Fennessy as the 17th chief of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
- Sept. 8
City officials urged San Diegans Tuesday to prepare their homes and families for the possibility of wildfires as dry conditions and frequent heat waves continue to raise the risks of potentially disastrous blazes.
- Sept. 3
Javier Mainar, who became chief six years ago, said at a news conference he will step down Nov. 12.
Firefighters continue to fight wildfires across Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. As San Diego County prepares for wildfire season, we look at new technologies that will help firefighters and residents.
- Aug. 17
Officials unveiled Spanish versions of an app and website with information on ongoing emergencies such as fires, floods and earthquakes. They also feature guides on preparing for and recovering from disasters.
- Aug. 14
The fire has blackened about 1,800 open acres on Camp Pendleton. No structures are threatened.
- Aug. 13
The Horno Fire broke out on the Marine base at about 1 p.m. Thursday. Authorities said it is now 70 percent contained.
- Aug. 13
The helicopter, an Erickson Skycrane, has a 2,500-gallon capacity to carry and drop water and can be in the air within 20 minutes, according to SDG&E.
- Aug. 10
Crews Monday gained full containment of the smoldering remnants of a weekend brush fire that blackened about 55 open acres and briefly threatened homes near Fallbrook.
Firefighters from San Diego County have been redeployed around the state to help contain about 20 wildfires.
- Aug. 4
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to support state and federal legislation that would establish penalties for operators of unmanned aircraft that interfere with firefighting efforts.