All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘california wildfires’

California Wildfire Poses Serious Threat

It cannot be stated enough what a serious concern wildfires are for California citizens, especially as the region’s devastating drought continues. A wildfire is currently ravaging an area of Northern California near the town of Weaverville. According to state fire spokesman Daniel Berlant the fire began Sunday afternoon near Highway 299. This is the main road into Weaverville. Lilly Wyatt, …

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California Wildfires Sign Of Bad Season?

The California wildfires that have over 700 firefighters holding flames at bay in southern California could possibly be an indication of a rough fire season this year, according to some. “At this point, California is an area of high concern because of drought conditions for such a long time,” says Randy Eardley who is the spokesman for the National Interagency …

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Rancho Cucamonga Fire Halted At 1,000 Acres

Firefighters in the foothills east of Los Angeles have halted the growth of the wildfire that had grown to over 1,000 acres and had begun to surround it, according to an article by The Associated Press. The powerful Santa Ana winds have caused difficulty in stopping the growth of the fire and containing it. Wednesday’s winds were estimated at 60 …

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Fired For Fleeing Fire: 15 Lose Their Jobs

15 people were fired last week for abandoning their jobs picking strawberries in California when a wildfire got a little too close to where they were. The Springs Fire left 28,000 acres burned and devastated a large portion of Ventura County, but that didn’t stop the foremen at a nearby strawberry farm from threatening the employees with termination if they …

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