With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled wildfires that have devastated California wine country, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.
More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, destroying at least 1,500 homes and businesses.
Firefighters in southern Georgia are battling to keep a fire in a wildlife refuge from spreading amid unfavorable weather conditions.
A criminal investigation is underway in the cause of a wildfire in Boiling Spring Lakes, according to the NC Forest Service.
Firefighters are making progress in a blaze in the mountains of western North Carolina.
Onslow County Emergency Services says residents are being allowed to return home, after a woods fire forced them to evacuate this afternoon.
State transportation officials say the wildfire near Lake Lure has forced the immediate closing of U.S. 64/74A and N.C. 9 in Rutherford County.
A Los Angeles fire official says a blaze tearing through brush near downtown has burned several small structures, but not houses.
An investigator says a fire that burned almost 250 acres on the Outer Banks was caused by humans.
The U.S. Forest Service says a fire in the McDowell County portion of Pisgah National Forest has reached 375 acres.