Evacuees still thankful to God for gift of life even though their homes have been razed by California wildfire - ChristianToday

Firefighters build a fire line after the fire jumped Lytle Creek Road during the Blue Cut fire in San Bernardino County, California, U.S. on Aug. 17, 2016.Reuters. Thousands of residents who were forced to evacuate when a wildfire broke out in southern ...

Blue Cut Fire 100% Contained - VVNG Victor Valley News

(VVNG.com)- On Tuesday, August 23rd officials announced the Blue Cut Fire is now 100% contained. More accurate mapping lowered the number of acreage burned from 37,020 to 36,274. “Minimal fire behavior was observed yesterday which allowed the ...

Evacuation orders lifted for thousands affected by Blue Cut wildfire in California - International Business Times UK

Evacuation orders for thousands of Californians were lifted on Sunday (21 August) as fire crews come close to controlling the 37,000 acre Blue Cut wildfire in southern California. The fire in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County was 85% contained ...

Sifting through the ashes: Family remembers home destroyed in Blue Cut fire - San Bernardino County Sun

The Nims family return to their home Sunday in the West Cajon Valley, which was burned in the Blue Cut fire. Sifting through the ashes, they found intact coffee mugs, a can filled with coins, and a safe which hopefully had important paperwork intact ...

San Bernardino County to consider Blue Cut fire emergency proclamation - San Bernardino County Sun

The County of San Bernardino on Friday opened a Local Assistance Center at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville for families displaced by the Blue Cut fire. Victims of the fire will be able to sign up for transitional assistance and a ...

Crews Make Gains Against Blue Cut Fire; 105 Homes Burned - NBC Southern California

If time travel was possible, would you go back in time or into the future? Back in time; Into the future. Privacy policy · NEWSLETTERS. Receive the latest local updates in your inbox. Email. Privacy policy | More Newsletters. UP NEXT. X. Some Blue Cut ...

Federal Aid Not Expected For Blue Cut Fire Victims - VVNG Victor Valley News

County residents who have lost their homes to the Blue Cut Fire have been asking local relief workers if federal assistance will be available to help them rebuild. Unfortunately, the fire is not expected to reach the threshold needed to qualify for a ...

96 houses destroyed by massive California wildfire - The New Indian Express

LOS ANGELES: At least 96 houses were destroyed in the huge ongoing Southern California wildfire, while firefighters made more progress containing the blaze. The Blue Cut Fire started near an exit off Interstate 15 in San Bernardino County, which is a ...

3 Arrested on Suspicion of Looting in Blue Cut Fire Evacuation Area - KTLA

Three people who were trying to leave an evacuated home in the Blue Cut Fire area with a flatbed truck were arrested Thursday on suspicion of looting, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said. Three people arrested on suspicion of looting ...

Fight to save Hearst Castle from Chimney Fire enters Day 12 - KSBW The Central Coast

The battle with the Chimney Fire entered an 12th day Tuesday as firefighters beat back the blaze and prevent it from reaching Hearst Castle. Advertisement. Related Content. WATCH: Chimney Fire flames seen from boat navigating Lake Nacimiento ...

Fire danger to Hearst Castle eases as blaze shifts north - SFGate

A relentless wildfire burning near Hearst Castle in San Luis Obispo County seeped north Tuesday into Monterey County away from the opulent mansion as it continued consuming the drought-withered brush and trees in the wilderness near Lake Nacimiento, ...

Blue Cut Fire fully contained, acreage drops slightly - The Desert Sun

The fast-moving Blue Cut Fire, which scorched 36,274 acres in the San Bernardino National Forest, was fully contained one week after it was sparked Aug. 16. The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday morning that the fire had been contained and its ...

Explosive Blue Cut fire fully contained as other wildfires continue to rage - Los Angeles Times

Exactly one week after the Blue Cut blaze first exploded in the Cajon Pass, fire officials declared the devastating wildfire fully contained Tuesday. The fire destroyed an estimated 105 homes and 213 other structures in San Bernardino County and now ...

Blue Cut Fire commander says evacuation holdouts didn't detract from firefight - 89.3 KPCC

Rocky Opliger, Blue Cut Fire Incident Commander, at fire headquarters at Glen Helen Regional Park, Aug. 22, 2016 Sharon McNary/KPCC. 138064 full. Audio from this story. 4:00 Listen. Share. Share via Email email; Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook.

The US Forest Service is being overwhelmed by all the fires it must fight - PRI

Firefighters battle the so-called Blue Cut Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest in San Bernardino County, California, August 18, 2016. Credit: Gene Blevins/Reuters. Wildfires are scorching tens of thousands of acres out west — there are ...

Blue Cut fire fully contained - San Bernardino County Sun

Yo Chu Pak stands Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in what was the living room of his burned home off Highway 138 for the first time since the Blue Cut Fire swept through the area. (Will Lester/SCNG-INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN). One week after it ignited west ...

California Wildfire Threatens Hearst Castle - TownandCountrymag.com (blog)

The landmark is closed through Sunday, August 28 as the staff works to protect the priceless art collection. Most Popular. Getty. By Caroline Hallemann. Aug 23, 2016. The destructive Chimney wildfire in California is now putting Hearst Castle at risk ...

Historic Hearst Castle Closes as Wildfire Burns 3 Miles Away - Times of San Diego

Smoke from the Chimney Fire billows above historic Hearst Castle on Monday. Courtesy California State Parks. Historic Hearst Castle, a major tourist attraction on California's central coast, will be closed to the public through the week as a safety ...

Hearst Castle Safe for Now But Chimney Fire in California Still Burns - NBCNews.com

California's iconic Hearst Castle appeared to have escaped the wrath of the Chimney Fire as the blaze continued to devour hundreds of acres on Tuesday — and the battle was far from over. The wind-driven wildfire was just 35 percent contained and ...

California Fire Damage Teams Assess Wildfire Damage - Claims Journal

In the aftermath of a wildfire, somebody has to figure out exactly what burned. It's painstaking and important work that helps evacuated residents know if they lost everything or have something waiting for them when they return home. Officials estimate ...