CalFire: Firefighter in Mendocino Complex Fire dies, River Fire 100% contained


A press conference held Monday night confirmed the firefighter from Utah was injured while battling the Ranch Fire.

For the past week, the blaze has scorched through canyons and across mountains in Orange and Riverside counties, fueled by dry vegetation as it crept into residential areas.

About 11,120 people remain under mandatory evacuation, down from 21,000 on Friday.

His bail has been set at $1 million dollars. The River Fire started more than two weeks ago. Clark has denied involvement in starting the fire, saying, "It's all a lie".

After a month of burning, the Ferguson Fire has singed 96,457 acres across three national forests and private land.

Thick smoke and ash spewing from the fire prompted air quality warnings. Burning operations were performed in more active portions of the fire, while mop-up and patrol efforts continued throughout the less active areas.

A mechanic helping to fight the Carr Fire near Redding in northern California was killed in a auto crash on Thursday, the eighth person to die in that conflagration.

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The Carr Fire, which has blackened about 203,000 acres (82,000 hectares) and killed eight people in and around Shasta County, north of Sacramento near the OR state line, was 61 percent contained as of Monday afternoon, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

A family made a heartwarming discovery after they were forced to leave their pet behind as devastating wild fires swept through northern California. It has consumed 201,680 acres so far and is 61% contained.

"Wow. This used to be the neighborhood of some of my employees".

Per a Cal Fire tweet: "After a father informed his daughter that her fish was likely dead, both were in for quite a shock when they returned home to a well-fed fish! I would describe him as a master of his craft".

"As you can imagine, the province of extremely busy with fires all over the province including adjacent to communities and so there just aren't enough resources to man and put personnel on every fire", incident commander Jane Park explained. "We are dedicated to investigating what happened", said Sean Kavanaugh. It has lasted almost a month and is 83% contained. They have worked long, hard hours to help save lives and property.

Fire officials have issued a grim prediction, warning that massive blazes will cost the state billions of dollars more over the next decade.

Cal Fire predicts the Mendocino fire will be fully contained by September 1.