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Lilac Fire stays 60 percent contained

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| Crews continue to make progress on the fire, which has burned 4,100 acres in northern San Diego County. All evacuation orders have been lifted and all roads have been reopened.

Thomas Fire rages, could become 5th largest in California history


Winds fueled the westward spread of the massive wildfire into Santa Barbara County, triggering new evacuations. The fire has burned through 200,000 acres — and that number will probably rise.

Creek and Rye fires almost completely contained


As of Sunday morning, both fires were 90 percent contained and all evacuation orders had been lifted.

When the house next door turns to ash


It's eerily quiet in Clearpoint, a Ventura neighborhood where the Thomas Fire destroyed dozens of homes.

Skirball Fire reaches 75 percent containment


The Skirball Fire burning in the Bel Air area was 75 percent contained by Saturday afternoon, with most — but not all — evacuation orders lifted.

Thomas Fire grows slightly; now at 15 percent containment


Southern California's largest fire grew has scorched 155,000 acres, but crews succeeded at keeping containment at 15 percent.

Firefighters had to step aside as winds powered SoCal infernos


Once flames met ferocious winds, fire crews were mostly powerless to stop walls of flame that forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee from their homes.

Lilac Fire holds steady overnight


A fire burning in northern San Diego County held steady at 4,100 acres overnight, with crews increasing containment to 20 percent.

Rye Fire containment increases to 80 percent


Containment of a fire in the Santa Clarita area increased overnight, according to an early Saturday morning Cal Fire update.