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PG&E Installs More Than 300 Weather Stations and 130 Fire Watch Cameras So Far in 2020; More Planned Before End of Year

SAN FRANCISCO — A rapidly growing network of weather stations and high definition cameras across High-Fire Threat Districts provide Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) meteorologists and analysts, weather-watchers and first responders with detailed, real-time information that’s crucial during California’s wildfire season. So far in 2020, PG&E has added 300 weather stations and 137 fire watch cameras this year as it ...

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Significant Progress Made on Many of the California Fires

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 10, 2020 – More than 13,800 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 21 major wildfires across the state. Several of the fires are over 95% contained and no growth is expected, yet full containment likely wouldn’t be reached until rainfall occurs. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 19 new wildfires, quickly bringing full containment to all. Since ...

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California Major Fires Now at 20

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 9, 2020 – More than 14,000 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 20 major wildfires across the state. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 14 new wildfires, quickly bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,400 wildfires that have burned well over 4 million acres in California. To date, the ...

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More Than 15,000 Firefighters Still Battling Blazes in California

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 8, 2020 – More than 15,000 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 22 major wildfires across the state. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 23 new wildfires, quickly bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,400 wildfires that have burned well over 4 million acres in California. To date, ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 7, 2020 – More than 16,500 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 22 major wildfires and one extended attack wildfire across the state. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 25 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,300 wildfires that have burned well over 4 million acres in ...

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California Fire Updates: 95% of all Wildfires in California are Started by Human Activity

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 6, 2020 – More than 16,400 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires and one extended attack wildfire across the state.  Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 35 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,300 wildfires that have burned well over 4 million acres in ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 5, 2020 – More than 16,600 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires and one extended attack wildfire across the state.  Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 26 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all but one, the Lambert Fire in Amador County. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,300 wildfires ...

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California Fires

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 4, 2020 – More than 16,500 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires across the state. While Red Flag conditions have subsided, warm temperatures and low humidity continue to challenge crews’ efforts. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 27 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been ...

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California Fire Updates: Crews Responded to 29 New Wildfires Yesterday

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 2, 2020 – As nearly 17,000 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires across the state, Red Flag conditions continue throughout the day in parts of California. Yesterday, crews also responded to 29 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,200 wildfires that have ...

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