A bill authored by State Sen. Andreas Borgeas (R–Fresno) that offers key tax relief for California wildfire victims has become law.
The pair of firefighting theaters in the Sequoias have driven up air quality warnings along the San Joaquin Valley floor and dry conditions in the foothills prompted fresh evacuation orders.
Cooler temperatures are aiding firefighters to combat two major fire complexes within the Sequoia region of the southern Sierra Nevadas.
The two major blazes encroaching Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and Sequoia National Forest now sit at a combined 132,359 acres consumed, the U.S. Forest Service announced on Monday.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom swung through Three Rivers on Thursday to sign a $15 billion budget bill focused on the climate as two massive wildfires burned nearby.
Two sets of fires in the southern Sierra Nevadas near Sequoia National Park and Forest continue to burn as firefighters attempt to divert them away from damaging ancient Giant Sequoia trees and the Giant Forest.
Firefighters are tackling California’s largest-ever wildfire near Lake Tahoe and fresh blazes in Sequoia National Park. Hope for relief moving forward, however, was extinguished on Capitol Hill.
Kings Canyon National Park joined its neighbor, Sequoia National Park, in being almost entirely closed by U.S. National Park Service officials amid wildfire threat.
Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux issued an evacuation warning for communities near the Windy Fire in the Sequoia National Forest.
A set of wildfires in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Sequoia National Park and Forest have prompted a wave of evacuation orders from fire and Sheriff’s officials.