SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - A Red Flag Warning is again in effect in parts of San Diego County just a few days after a 4,100-acre fire that is still burning sparked in the Bonsall area.
The warning is a pressing reminder for all of us to take extreme caution and make sure we're living safely in dry and windy conditions.
Cal Fire San Diego Unit Chief Tony Mecham and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Chief Brian Fennessy joined News 8's Dan Cohen on Friday to talk about some of the concerns associated with fire season.
They also discuss hot topic issues like San Diego Gas and Electric's decision to shut off power in some communities ahead of dangerous wind events, what their departments learned from fires in 2007 and 2013 and new tools and resources being developed that will help them in the future.
Unfortunately, the threat of scammers trying to take advantage of fire victims is very real so both chiefs talked about how fire victims can protect themselves and have a seamless road to recovery.
Hillcrest residents on Tuesday gathered at a community forum to voice their concerns about the neighborhood’s growing homeless crisis.
The City of Chula Vista honored a pair of Parks employees who stepped in to save a family from a house fire.
A 12-year-old girl who went missing from her San Diego foster home has been located, police reported Tuesday night.
A rescue center says California sea lions are coming down with a potentially fatal bacterial infection in near-record numbers.
An East County woman had her trailer stolen from a storage lot. She used an app to track her trailer, but so far there have been no arrests.
According to job and career site Zippia, California is ranked number four as the most stressed out state in the United States.
The Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Tuesday released a ceremonial gunfire noise advisory for Wednesday, October 17th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and again for Friday, October 19th, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is stepping up efforts to convince voters his Democratic opponent is a security threat because of his family's background — something the Latino, Arab-American contender forcefully rejects as a desperate attempt by an indicted incumbent.
A fire engulfed second-floor residential units above a Mission Beach ice cream shop at dawn Tuesday, injuring two people -- one seriously -- while causing an estimated $600,000 worth of property losses.