Firefighters tightened their grip Tuesday around a series of deadly blazes still burning across the North Bay as more people forced to evacuate were allowed back to their homes and the regional focus shifted to recovery.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 11, 2017: New wildfires sparked earlier this week in California claimed the lives of at least 17.
Six separate wildfires in northern California’s wine country over the weekend killed at least 10 people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses.
A wildfire burning along the eastern Sierra at the Nevada state line forced a portion of Interstate 80 to be closed, and I-80 remains closed in both directions up to the Nevada state line.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 7, 2016: Hurricane Newton makes a second landfall in northwest Mexico and sets its sights on Arizona, the Saddle Fire causes additional mandatory evacuations, the Gap Fire burns in Klamath National Forest with plenty of fuel, Washington, D.C.'s Metro experiences multiple issues, a Metrolink commuter train in California strikes a semi-trailer, Sri Lanka develops a web-based disaster reporting system, CAL FIRE says that the Chimney Fire is contained, a tanker in the Houston shipping channel catches fire, and more non-travel Zika cases appear in Miami.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for August 17, 2016: California declares a state of emergency due to the Blue Cut Fire, Baton Rouge, LA residents find refuge from flooding in shelters and a federal disaster declaration extends to 20 counties, a man is arrested in connection with the Clayton Fire that burned the town of Lower Lake, CA, Milwaukee establishes a curfew, Bradley County, TN is set for a radio upgrade, a Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant drill is scheduled for Wednesday, and Zika's impact increases in Haiti.
California's San Gabriel Complex fire is only 10 percent contained, red flag warnings and excessive heat continue across the Southwest, Diablo Canyon is set to close, and a report shows the highest ever number of displaced persons in the world.