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April 14, 2021: California is racing to spend more than a half-billion dollars before this year's wildfire season gets going in earnest
April 13, 2021: State has lost almost as much acreage to fires in four months as it did throughout last yearWisconsin is on track to see its worst fire season in more than five years, officials say, after hundreds of unseasonal blazes prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency.In just the first four months of the year, W...
April 13, 2021: An agricultural burn in Colorado has scorched almost 900 acres, authorities said Monday night. 
April 12, 2021: About 600 firefighters are battling an fire that has spreading across more than 1,200 acres. Flames first erupted in Friday night in Solimar Beach and quickly spread to residential areas. Dozens of home are under evacuation orders. Miyerera Villarreal is live in Ventura County with more.
April 12, 2021: A wildfire that's been burning since Christmas Eve in Southern California is now 70 percent contained. With that, nearly 100 residents are being allowed back in their homes. CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal has a look at what they've faced so far and what they'll find when they come back home.
April 12, 2021: Monday: Ahead of a likely severe wildfire season, researchers suggest pollution from wildfires is more toxic than pollution from other sources.
April 11, 2021: Australian officials say lightning, strong winds and dry conditions have fueled more than 300 separate wildfires near Melbourne this week. At the same time, much of Southern Australia is dealing with a record heatwave with temperatures in the 100s. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
April 10, 2021: The fire burned through thick vegetation at the bottom of Gila River.
April 9, 2021: California will authorize 36 million toward forest management projects and efforts to reduce wildfires before the worst of the fire season strikes later this year, Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders said Thursday. CBS Los Angeles has the details.
April 9, 2021: After the worst wildfire season ever in 2020, California is bracing for more destruction this year due to worsening drought conditions and above-normal temperatures.
April 9, 2021: Wildfires ravaged more than 1,200 homes and killed 4 people near San Francisco in September. An insurance company says that the estimated damages total to 00,000,000. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans has more.
April 8, 2021: California’s biggest wildfire is burning east of Fresno. A lightning strike set off the Rough Fire more than a month ago, ripping across well over 100 square miles. The historic drought fueling California’s fire season is now considered “extreme” or “exceptional” in more than 70 percent of the state. Joh...
April 8, 2021: A new, fast moving wildfire is scorching land in Northern California. In response to the wildfire, the governor has expanded the state of emergency; As he prepares for the opening of his first restaurant, Eureka, 16-year-old Flynn McGarry is starting to feel the pressure
April 8, 2021: A surging wildfire in northern California figures to become one of the five most destructive the state has ever seen. Danielle Nottingham has the latest.
April 8, 2021: Evacuees are filling shelters as wildfires rage across the state. In Calistoga, nearly a thousand people spent the night in a shelter. David Begnaud spoke to the families.
April 8, 2021: Flames have displaced about 23,000 people and have destroyed around 750 homes. More buildings are at risk. The fire killed retired teacher Barbara McWilliams. The disabled 72-year-old could not escape the flames. The Valley Fire is considered one of the most destructive in California history. Danielle Nottingham rep...
April 8, 2021: A surging wildfire in northern California figures to become one of the five most destructive the state has ever seen; a justice with 21 years on the bench is shedding light on how the nine justices on the Supreme Court manage to get along
April 8, 2021: Authorities are searching for 4 people who are missing after wildfires overtook another California community. Residents of Lake Forrest say the fire moved so swiftly some couldn't get to safety in time. David Begnaud reports.
April 8, 2021: Tejon Ranch Co. failed to adequately explain how it would reduce wildfire risk and greenhouse gas emissions in a planned residential community.
April 8, 2021: Newsom and legislative leaders are set to unveil a proposal to boost firefighting and prevention, including vegetation management and building fire-resistant structures.
April 7, 2021: The fire destroyed 374 buildings and caused nearly 100,000 people to flee as it burned through 120 square miles.
April 7, 2021: Higher humidity and diminished winds have given firefighters in California some much-needed help, but 17 large fires are still burning. In Santa Barbara County, conditions are drier now than when it saw the worst wildfire in its history 25 years ago. Chris Martinez reports.
April 7, 2021: Criminal charges have been filed against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company over the 2019 Kincade Fire in California.
April 7, 2021: One of the three firefighters killed while fighting the Twisp, Washington, wildfires was Tom Zbyszewski. Carter Evans spoke with his grieving family.
April 7, 2021: Firefighters out west continue to battle enormous wildfires that span across five states. More than 45 fires are burning. Massive flames have hit Washington state the hardest. President Obama has declared a state of emergency and authorities say they have no idea how many homes have been destroyed. Thousands of fire...