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Crowdfunding Campaign to Raise Support for the Redding and Shasta County Firefighters

Crowdfunding Campaign to Raise Support for the Redding and Shasta County Firefighters

SACRAMENTO, CA – A firestorm has enveloped dozens of communities in Redding and Shasta counties in Northern California. Scores of homes have been destroyed, and the fires are still largely unconstrained, threatening thousands more. As firefighters risk their lives to protect civilians, many of them are learning their own homes have been consumed, as well. […]

Carr Fire heads west into Trinity County; evacuations remain in Redding

Carr Fire heads west into Trinity County; evacuations remain in Redding

BY TONY BIZJAK, RYAN SABALOW AND DALE KASLER tbizjak@sacbee.com REDDING  The Carr Fire continued turning west early Sunday, burning the western flanks of Shasta County while easing the immediate threat to the embattled city of Redding. The deadly blaze, which had chewed through 89,000 acres as of early Sunday, began surging into Trinity County. The tiny Trinity […]

California Wildfires Are So Big They Are Creating Massive Fire Tornadoes

California Wildfires Are So Big They Are Creating Massive Fire Tornadoes

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter A wildfire that led to the evacuation of nearly 40,000 people in Northern California is creating massive fire tornadoes as emergency crews struggle to contain the flames. Skip Murphy of Redding, California, posted a video on social media of a heat vortex, or a fire whirl that occurs when intense rising […]