Fire officials say the four-alarm fire engulfed a 20,000 square foot building near Crawford and South Avenues. Cal Fire says the large fire collapsed the roof and destroyed more than 25 percent of the building. Authorities say one of the challenges they faced, in addition to the heat, was access to water. “We are pulling […]



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Evacuation orders being lifted as Detwiler Fire, at 76,000 acres, slows its spread BY CRESENCIO RODRIGUEZ-DELGADO   Growth of the massive Detwiler Fire has slowed, allowing fire officials to lift some evacuation orders and giving once-threatened areas of Mariposa County a chance to return to normal. Containment lines have been extended around 40 percent of […]



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BY ASHLEIGH PANOO The Garza Fire, which began in western Kings before crossing into Fresno County, grew to 41,709 acres Friday night, according to Cal Fire. Better news was that containment had reached 60 percent. More than 1,300 fire personnel are on scene, including some from the California National Guard, which also sent helicopters to […]



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BY MARC BENJAMIN mbenjamin@fresnobee.com A fire that destroyed a home and outbuildings north of Clovis on Wednesday is 95 percent contained, Fresno County Fire officials said Friday. The fire downed power lines, diverted traffic and scorched 91 acres of grass and brush around a home in the 16000 block of Auberry Road, near the Clovis […]



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This year, on the Fourth of July teams with Cal Fire, Clovis Fire, and Fresno Fire wrote 16 different citations for illegal fireworks. The fine in Fresno and Clovis for having and using illegal fireworks is $1000. According to fire officials, crews responded to 325 different calls. 98 of those were vegetation fires, 2 vehicle […]



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A grass fire near Maple and Muscat avenues has spread to some trucks in a salvage yard parked nearby, the Fresno County Fire Protection District reported. The 1:30 p.m. fire put a large plume of smoke into the air south of Fresno. The fire was contained in about 20 minutes and damaged vehicles in the […]



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