How wildfires get their names

Unlike hurricanes and tropical storms, whose storm names are determined by a central authority, naming wildfires are left up to the fire unit, incident commander, or dispatch center in the jurisdiction where the fire began.

Crews battle wind-driven Sheep Fire

The Sheep Fire continues to spread in the Wrightwood area of San Bernardino County, but fortunate winds have allowed crews to further contain the blaze Monday.

PG&E pleads not guilty in deadly 2020 California wildfire

PG&E pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges it faces after its equipment sparked a wildfire that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes in Northern California two years ago, prosecutors announced.