The first major fire of the year erupts in Southern California. In Redding, Station 43 is called out to a fast-moving blaze in an area filled with dangerous power lines.
Lightning strikes in Monterey County ignite two deadly fires. Chief Campbell battles the River Fire while the Carmel Fire forces evacuations 10 miles away.
The Creek Fire ignites in the Sierras, forcing the rescue of campers trapped by flames. The crews fight the Valley fire that threatens hundreds of homes.
Fire season intensifies with the El Dorado Fire that takes the life of a firefighter. A major structure inferno erupts and quickly becomes a five-alarm blaze.