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A firefighter killed in California"s largest wildfire in state history was hit by an 87-foot tree that got uprooted in a fire-suppressant drop that went wrong

REUTERS/Fred Greaves A firefighter lost his life battling the largest fire in California history last month in a ser.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

As California firefighters battled the state"s largest wildfire, Verizon throttled their data

A Northern California fire department says Verizon slowed its wireless data speeds to a crawl last month, rendering some of its high-tech tracking equipment almost useless as firefighters battled the largest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 22nd, 2018

The Carr fire — one of the most destructive in California history — has now killed 7 people, and it"s still spreading

AP Photo/Noah Berger The Carr wildfire in California is one of the most destructive in state history. It has now killed seven people, and continues to spread. The Carr fire is one of three currently burning hundreds of thousands of acres in Californ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2018

California fire chief: State must adapt to new wildfire norm

California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: California’s deadliest wildfire finally contained; death toll rises to 85

The deadliest wildfire in California’s history, which killed at least 85 people and destroyed almost 19,000 buildings, was 100% contained Sunday, state fire officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Complete devastation’ as California fire death toll rises to 44, hundreds missing

Forty-two people have died in the 117,000-acre Camp Fire raging in Northern California’s Butte County and hundreds are missing, the sheriff said Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Northern California Wildfire: 42 Killed, Now Deadliest in Golden State History

Nor.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 13th, 2018

New wildfire tears through drought-stricken forest as California reels from its biggest fire in state history

AP Photo/Noah Berger The Delta Fire in Northe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2018

California’s Record Fire Season Update

California’s Record Fire Season Update It is a record-setting year for wildfires in California. Among 3 major blazes, 1 threatened Yosemite National Park and another became the largest in state history. The Ferguson Fire w.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 16th, 2018

10 Haunting Photos As California"s Largest Wildfire Ever Spirals Out Of Control

On Monday, the twin fires being treated as one incident north of San Francisco became the largest wildfire in state history,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 7th, 2018

Mendocino Complex wildfire now the largest in California history

The Mendocino Complex fire continued to grow Monday, becoming the largest wildfire in recorded California history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

California is now staring down the largest wildfire in state history

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history. Fi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

An out-of-control wildfire in California is now the 2nd largest in the state"s history — see photos from the scene

REUTERS/Fred Greaves/File Photo Cali.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2018

Ominous "Fire Cloud" Looms Over California Hellscape As Exhausted Firefighters Battle Fatigue

As California battles its 7th most destructive wildfire in state history, Mendocino County resident Dylan Duarte captured a giant mushroom cloud rising above hills in the distance.  #RanchFire #RiverFire #Mendoc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 31st, 2018

PG&E files for bankruptcy as California wildfire liabilities loom

PG&E Corp, owner of the largest U.S. power utility, filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday in anticipation of liabilities in excess of $30 billion from the deadliest wildfires in California's history......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: PG&E shares soar 75% after utility found not responsible for devastating 2017 wildfire

PG&E Corp. shares surged Thursday after California fire investigators said the deadliest in a series of 2017 state wildfires wasn’t caused by the utility......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

PG&E stock soars on probe clearing utility of blame for a big 2017 wildfire

San Francisco-based PG&E Corp. shares were up almost 80 percent Thursday after a Cal Fire investigation cleared the company of blame for one of the largest 2017 California wildfires. The news sent PG&E (NYSE: PCG) shares up 75 percent, or 5.96, to $13.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

PG&E stock skyrockets 75 percent on results of wildfire probe

California investigators have determined that “a private electrical system” -- not equipment owned by PG&E Corp. -- caused the second-most destructive wildfire in state history, which broke out in wine country in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

PG&E stock skyrockets 75 percent on results of wildfire probe

California investigators have determined that “a private electrical system” -- not equipment owned by PG&E Corp. -- caused the second-most destructive wildfire in state history, which broke out in wine country in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

PG&E stock soars after probe clears utility in deadly wildfire

California investigators have determined that “a private electrical system” -- not equipment owned by PG&E Corp. -- caused the second-most destructive wildfire in state history, which broke out in wine country in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 24th, 2019

PG&E Chief Executive Geisha Williams leaves as utility readies for possible bankruptcy

The largest wildfire in state history clai.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 14th, 2019