Mendocino Complex

Associated Press
September 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says the largest wildfire on record in California is 100 percent contained. The agency made the announcement Wednesday about the so-called Mendocino Complex of twin fires that erupted in July. The fires north of San Francisco killed a firefighter,...
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Associated Press
September 06, 2018 - 3:29 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Just two of the 14 major wildfires to hit California this summer caused staggering property damages, according to new figures out today. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones told KNX about the combined losses from the Carr and Mendocino Complex fires: The bulk of the financial...
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Associated Press
August 14, 2018 - 9:01 am
DRAPER, Utah (AP) — Utah firefighter Matthew Burchett said goodbye to his wife and 7-year-old son in early August, volunteering to travel with 37 fellow firefighters from his state to help battle record-setting blazes in California. Burchett died Monday night while fighting the largest blaze in...
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Associated Press
August 08, 2018 - 7:44 am
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history. Some 14,000 firefighters from as far away as...
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