Lightning Sparks Two Forest Fires in the Lassen NF

Lightning has caused two fires to spark in the Lassen National Forest. These fires are currently designated as H-1 Fire in the Thousand Lakes Wilderness & L-1 Fire on the Almanor Ranger District near Philbrook Reservoir in Butte county.The H-1 Fire is a 10th... Read More.

Lightning Sparks Dozens of Small Fires Thru National Forests

Over a dozen small fires have popped up throughout the region's national forests as Thunderstorms produce multiple lightning strikes. One just sparking on the Almanor Ranger District, in the Lassen National Forest at the McClure Place trailhead. That's 5 miles southeast of Paynes Creek.... Read More.

Hold Over Lightning Strike Sparks Fire Near Quincy

Plumas National Forest firefighters battled a hold-over lightning fire in Butterfly Valley near Quincy on the Mount Hough Ranger District over the weekend.The Butter Fire was caused by a lightning strike that occurred during a severe storm that hit Butterfly Valley last Monday. The... Read More.

Brothers survive lightning strike that kills their dad

(VALLEY MILLS, Texas) -- A Texas family is mourning the loss of a beloved father and the hospitalization of his young son following a lightning strike.Matthew Boggs was walking his sons Elijah, 11, and Grayson, 6, home after school on May 15, when lightning... Read More.

Over 100 lightning Strikes Ignite 4 Fires in North County

CALFIRE Lassen Modoc Unit says there have been over 640 lightning strikes in the Northern Region of California within the last 24 hours. Over 100 of those strikes have been within the CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit coverage area causing four confirmed fires. Those include... Read More.