Latest September 2005 California wildfire Stories

2008-07-12 21:00:12

A wildfire in the Sierra foothills in California was more than half contained Saturday after charring almost 50,000 acres 100 miles north of Sacramento.

2008-07-03 12:00:31

Wildfires raging in northern and southern California are overcoming firefighting attempts to control them and are threatening area populations, officials said.

2008-06-22 12:00:03

By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Thunderstorms sparked as many as 75 wildfires in a wilderness area in far northern California on Saturday as officials farther south got close to containing a blaze that destroyed several homes and forced thousands to evacuate.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.