California

Lone Fire update: 5,737 acres, 55% contained

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – Firefighters are making progress on the Lone Fire burning in Modoc County. Pictures show the just part of the area where the fire has been through in grassland and juniper forests about 47 miles southeast of Klamath …

Lone Fire in Modoc County 0% contained

MODOC NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. – A new wildfire burning in a remote part of Northern California quickly grew to over 2,500 since it first started Thursday. While 17 fires were reported in the Modoc National Forest, the largest is the Lone Fire …

Small earthquake recorded at base of Mt. Shasta

SHASTA, Calif. – A small earthquake was recorded near Mt. Shasta Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 2.7 temblor occurred at the southeast base of the mountain at 10:34 a.m. PST on September 2. People living near the earthquake …

Mountain Fire north of Redding 40% contained

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. – A wildfire burning north of Redding is now 40% contained. The Mountain Fire reportedly started around noon on August 22 in the area of Jones Valley and Bella Vista. Residents in that area were told to immediately evacuate. …

Wildfire triggers evacuations in Shasta County

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. – Some people near a wildfire burning in Shasta County, California are being told they need to evacuate. Just before noon on August 22, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office notified Jones Valley and Bella Vista area residents to be …