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Evacuation order issued in southwestern Glenn Co. due to Mendocino Complex fire

Residents in this area should evacuate due to the threat from the Mendocino Complex Fire. Visitors, hunters, and campers should not access the affected area of the Mendocino National Forest until this order has been lifted and the area is deemed safe.

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-08-14 13:25:40

Northern California man shoots, kills 3 kids and himself

This May 25, 2018 photo released by the Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Ricardo Garcia Lopez. Police said Lopez, who was arrested twice this year on domestic violence charges, shot and killed three of his... more


Analysis: More than half of this Calif. county has burned since 2012

Structures, cars and property burned by the Mendocino Complex fire are seen near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Aug. 7, 2018.

SFGATE - 2018-08-15 16:59:37

Sympathy for couple who started massive Redding area fire

The blaze that has destroyed nearly 1,100 homes and killed eight people started on July 23 with a spark from a vehicle driving on a flat tire, fire officials said. It was 67 percent contained as of Wednesday.

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 01:06:10

Labor Day Weekend DUI Enforcement by Yuba City PD

The enforcement campaign runs through Labor Day weekend, which is considered one of the deadliest times of the year in alcohol-involved traffic deaths, according to the Yuba City Police Department.

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 13:04:00

Utah firefighter who died battling Mendocino Complex identified

Sarah RavaniUpdated 10:16 am PDT, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Utah firefighter who died battling Mendocino Complex identified 1 / 57 Back to Gallery The Utah firefighter who died while battling the Mendocino Complex was identified Tuesday as a 42-year-old battalion chief of the Draper City Fire Depar

SFGATE - 2018-08-14 17:14:36

A community devastated by a wildfire sends messages to the couple whose trailer started it

A house burns at the Mendocino Complex fire near Finley, California on July 30, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSONJOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-15 15:07:25

Father kills three children, injures fourth, in Clearlake murder-suicide

Officers from the Clearklake Police Department found Ricardo Lopez dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and the bodies of three children — ages 4, 2 and 9 months — dead inside a parked SUV. A fourth child, age 5, had a gunshot wound to the chest and was listed in stable condition at a


Willows Man Dies After Car Overturns on Glenn-Colusa Canal

GLENN, Calif.- The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office found a Willows man dead after his car overturned on the Glenn-Colusa canal Friday afternoon.According to deputies, the man killed was Felipe Avalos Segundo, after his 2015 Toyota drifted off a levee road near Highway 45 and 162, east of Willows.

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 12:01:00

Monday update: Clear Lake fire nearing 300,000 acres

The Ranch Fire north of Clear Lake was approaching 300,000 acres as of Monday morning, Cal Fire reported.


California man out on bail for domestic violence kills 3 kids, himself

Officers found the couple’s four children inside an SUV. Three children, ages 9 months to 4 years old, were dead. A 5-year-old had a gunshot wound to the chest but survived.

CRIMEWATCHDAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 18:00:00

Cal Fire: Firefighter assigned to Mendocino Complex Fire dies

"Fact finding on the accident is ongoing and notification of the next of kin is in progress," Cal Fire said in a statement, which declined to release further information about the circumstances of the firefighter's death or identity.


Forest Service: Large area of Mendocino National Forest closed due to Ranch Fire activity

The Mendocino Complex made up of two fires last reported at 354,910 acres Tuesday evening has prompted a new closure order for a large area of the Mendocino National Forest, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-08-14 20:48:49

Clearlake father, 3 kids dead in suspected murder-suicide

Lopez, 39, was outside the family’s mobile home and began shooting a firearm for unknown reasons as his 25-year-old wife fled to get help, Hobbs said. The woman, who wasn’t identified, called 911.


Clearlake man kills 3 children, himself

A father of four young children who was arrested in March and May on domestic violence complaints and barred from owning a firearm went on a shooting spree outside his home this weekend, killing three of his children and then himself, authorities said.


Cal Fire works towards slowing down northern parts of Ranch Fire

The Ranch Fire is now at 295,970 acres and 59 percent containment, and Cal Fire crews continue to work on the northern portion of the Ranch Fire to stop it from reaching communities like Lake Pillsbury. Cal Fire said the northwest corner of the fire was active due to minimal humidity recovery during

LAKE COUNTY RECORD BEE - 2018-08-14 16:57:39

The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

A man who usually advertises a computer repair store holds up a sign thanking firefighters working on the Carr Fire on Aug. 13, in Redding, Calif.


Clearlake man shoots, kills 3 kids and himself

Police in Clearlake, about 110 miles north of San Francisco, said the man’s wife placed a 911 call early Sunday. She was not identified.


Missing man dies in canal crash

Felipe Avalos Segundo, 27, of Willows, was driving a 2015 Toyota north on a levee road about a half-mile north of Highway 162, according to a news release from the California Highway Patrol. “For unknown reasons” the vehicle drifted left off the levee into the canal.


Here's what smoke from the Carr Fire can mean for your health

Susan Power can usually go "weeks and weeks" without using her inhaler for asthma, but with the haze of smoke covering the area from the Carr Fire, she's been using it multiple times of day.