Fires

Don’t blame Mrs. O’Leary’s cow for the Great Chicago Fire

CHICAGO ((DailyNews)) — Chicago seems to like to pin the blame for its misfortune on farm animals. For decades the Cubs’ failure to get to the World Series was the …

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Official: Wildfire near Lake Tahoe largely kept from towns

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — The huge wildfire near the Lake Tahoe resort region was about half contained Tuesday, with the head of California’s firefighting agency saying crews largely …

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EXPLAINER: Around Tahoe, special places await a fire’s fate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — The Caldor Fire roared over a ridge of the Sierra Nevada as the winds returned this week and bore down on the southern end of Lake …

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High winds threaten to whip up flames approaching Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — A day after an explosive wildfire emptied a resort city at the southern tip of Lake Tahoe, a huge firefighting force braced for strong …

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