Wildfire

Rebekah Sager
July 11, 2019 - 7:28 am
Cal Fire released a dramatic new video Thursday chronicling the devastation of the first chaotic hours of last fall's Camp Fire. The Camp Fire has been called the worst wildfire in California history, leaving 85 people dead, 19,000 structures destroyed, decimating 90 percent of the town of Paradise...
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AP
January 31, 2019 - 6:52 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS/KNX 1070) - Today is the deadline for Woolsey Fire victims to apply for federal grants, small business loans and debris removal. Officials will be on hand in Calabasas starting at 10 a.m. Thursday morning to help. Residents have until Thursday to: -- submit right-of-entry forms to...
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AP
January 28, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from California's deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the series of fires one of the most expensive in state history, officials said Monday. More than $8 billion of those losses are from the fire that leveled the town of...
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AP
January 09, 2019 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold Federal Emergency Management Agency money to help California cope with wildfires if the state doesn't improve its forest management practices. Trump tweeted Wednesday that California gets billions of dollars for fires that could...
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Craig Fiegener
January 08, 2019 - 11:09 am
(KNX 1070) - There was another court date in Santa Ana Tuesday morning for the man accused of starting the Holy Fire. However, the suspect returns to court for arraignment Jan. 22. The hearing was unexpectedly postponed. It’s unclear what Forrest Clark had to say. The convo was private. Or, if what...
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Associated Press
December 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
(KNX 1070) -- A new analysis says more than a million homes and buildings in California sit within high-risk fire zones and more needs to be done to keep them safe. According to the Los Angeles Times , more than 1.1 million structures, an estimated 1 in 10 buildings in California, live within the...
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December 17, 2018 - 11:20 am
Paradise, Calif. (CBS News) — Police in Northern California say they'll pursue criminal charges against a wildfire cleanup worker who posted photos of himself posing at destroyed properties. Officials in the devastated town of Paradise said Saturday that the photos and accompanying captions by Rob...
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Cooper Rummell
December 17, 2018 - 7:43 am
(KNX 1070) - Woolsey Fire victims, who attended a recovery meeting at Pepperdine University this weekend, say they can’t seem to get a straight answer about how to start rebuilding. Malibu residents say it has been incredibly difficult to get anything done as they try to rebuild their homes and...
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AP
December 09, 2018 - 10:10 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week...
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USA Today
November 28, 2018 - 10:30 am
(CBS News/KNX 1070) -- Some California homeowners eager to save their properties -- and themselves -- from the wildfires raging across parts of the state have an advantage others don't: private firefighters. Several major property-casualty insurers began hiring out private fire departments roughly...
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