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3-7 Day Fire grows to 4,500 acres

The 3-7 Day Fire in Modoc County has grown rapidly, prompting an advisory evacuations in the community of Day.

Clover Fire victim returns to rebuild home

Returning to Wildfire

Bill Hill and his wife Verna have a new appreciation for the community since their home burned down last September in the Clover Fire.

Wildfire near casino requires all available firefighters

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A small brush fire burned on the side of Highway 273 just north of Win River Casino around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Transient burns hands after starting fire near hospital

Redding firefighters responded to a vegetation fire which was started by a transient near Mercy Medical Center.

Web Fire grows to 130 acres in Butte County foothills

The Web Fire in Butte County had grown to 130 acres Monday night.

Bully Fire suspect faces involuntary manslaughter charge

Freddie Alexander Smoke III, accused of starting the Bully Fire, will face additional felony charges including involuntary manslaughter.

Semi crashes into CAL FIRE truck working Bully Fire

A semi-truck was involved in an accident with a CAL FIRE stake truck Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters make headway on Bully Fire

As of Sunday night CAL FIRE said containment on the Bully Fire has improved to 76 percent.

Containment on Bully Fire improves

Containment on the Bully Fire has increased to 66 percent CAL FIRE officials said Saturday night.

Bully Fire more than half contained

The Bully Fire is 51 percent contained as of Thursday night.

Bully Fire victim identified as an adult male

Deputies responded to a fatality Wednesday afternoon, within the area of the Bully Fire.

Bully fire grows to 10,700 acres overnight

CAL FIRE reports Thursday fire grew by 500 acres overnight.

Wildfire possibly started by previous fire

A 72-acre fire in the Oroville Wildlife area may have been sparked by a 10-acre fire in the same area three days ago.

Bully Fire grows to more than 10,000 acres

The Bully Fire has grown to over 10,000 acres. As of Wednesday evening, the Bully Fire had burned 10,200 acres and was 40 percent contained. Full containment isn't expected until next week.

Bully Fire now larger than Clover Fire

The Bully Fire has grown to 8,100 acres as of Tuesday. That makes the fire 27 acres larger than the Clover Fire that ravaged the Northstate in September of 2013. The fire has been burning since Friday in the Ono area southwest of Redding. Containment is 20 percent.

Ranch owners protecting property despite evacuations

It goes against what emergency personnel are suggesting. But for two Ono ranchers in the evacuation zone, a husband and wife, their livestock is their livelihood.

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CAL FIRE begins repairs after Bully Fire

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CAL FIRE has begun suppression efforts after the Bully Fire.

CAL FIRE conducting recon flights after lightning

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After lightning struck the Northstate CAL FIRE has been conducting recon flights to check for smoke.

WILDFIRE WEEK: Defensible space clearing goats

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To contact Scott Downs or for more information on using goats to clear defensible space call 530-953-9374

Wildfire Week: Drought

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As a special part of Wildfire Week, Rachael Witter takes a closer look at the drought looming over the north state.

Firefighters kept busy amid string of wildfires

A slew of vegetation fires sprung up Tuesday - one after the other. It was something Shasta County crews and CAL FIRE were racing to deal with. KRCR News Channel 7’s Evan Schreiber caught up with them today to talk about the dangers.

CAL FIRE vs the manzanita #firstlook

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An inside look at CAL FIRE dragging hose to keep you safe

Millville fire

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Clover Fire recovery

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Since the Clover Fire destroyed dozens of homes, people across the Northstate have been working to help out victims.

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Wildfire Updates

Swedes Fire

Acreage: 2,462
Containment: 100%
Structures: Burned one residences, one garage and three outbuildings. Location: Swedes Flat Road and Chinese Wall Road east of Oroville
Cost: Unknown

Palermo Fires

Acreage: 298
Containment: 100%
Structures: Burned two residences and seven outbuildings. Location: East of Lone Tree Rd. and north of Palermo Rd., East of Lone Tree Rd. and south of Palermo Rd.
Cost: Unknown

Red Bluff Fire

Acreage: 110 acres
Containment: 100%
Location: Red Bluff at Sale Ln. and Antelope Blvd.
Cost: Unknown

Panther Fire

Acreage: 6,965 acres
Containment: 100%
Location: In Butte Meadows in the rural area of eastern Tehama County
Cost:$10,623,034