Wildfire Outlook: June 2021-September 2021

Wildfire Outlook: June 2021-September 2021

Below are summaries from the National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook, provided by the National Interagency Fire Center, for the period of June 2021 through September 2021. The full outlook can be located here. Year-to-Date Statistics:...
Map shows where every wildfire is burning in California right now

Map shows where every wildfire is burning in California right now

Katie Dowd, SFGATEJuly 18, 2021Updated: July 19, 2021 3:28 p.m. U.S. Forest Service firefighters Chris Voelker, left, and Kyle Jacobson monitor the Sugar Fire, part of the Beckwourth Complex Fire, burning in Plumas National Forest. Noah Berger/AP With at least a dozen...
California wildfire grows by 20,000 acres, destroys 20 homes

California wildfire grows by 20,000 acres, destroys 20 homes

The Beckwourth Complex Fire, fueled by a Western heat wave, crossed into Nevada and was 8 percent contained. July 11, 2021, 7:31 PM MDTBy Dennis Romero California’s largest wildfire burning amid a scorching summer heat wave consumed more than...