Massive Southern California Brush Fire Is Still Burning Out Of Control. Fueled by powerful Santa Ana winds, the Thomas Fire scorched an estimated 31,000 acres in Ventura County by Tuesday morning. Fire officials in Southern California say a fast-moving brush fire is still burning out of control.Where are the fires in Northern CA?
Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A major wildfire in Northern California has grown to more than 110,000 acres, but crews are getting a better handle on the flames, authorities said. Cal Fire says the Caldor Fire has blackened 114,000 acres and is 9% contained. It is moving toward the Lake Tahoe Basin near the California-Nevada border.Where are California wildfires located?
A number of wildfires swept across Northern California in Napa and Sonoma counties just north of San Francisco - killing at least 17 people and forcing thousands of residents evacuate their homes as firefighters struggled to contain the roaring flames that have scorched tens of thousands of acres.Are the California fires contained?
Fires occur throughout the State within CAL FIRE jurisdiction on a daily basis during fire season. However, the majority of those fires are contained quickly and no information will be provided on these incidents at this site.