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American Fire pricetag up to $12.5 million

The bill for the 15,700-acre American Fire northeast of Foresthill reached $12.5 million Wednesday, with containment targeted for Sept. 1. The fire is being described by fire offi ...

Sierra landslide forces I-80 to close near California-Nevada state line

  TRUCKEE (AP) — Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near the California-Nevada state line after flash flooding from Sierra thunderstorms sent rock ...

NEWS/VIDEO REPORT:Placer County fires now nation's No. 1 priority

Forest fires burning Tuesday on both sides of the North Fork American River canyon in Placer County were ranked No. 1 in the nation. Incident commander Paul Summerfelt said Tuesda ...