A wildfire in a remote area near the town of Bolinas burned 3 1/2 acres Sunday before being fully contained by mid-morning, the Marin County Fire Department reported.
Warning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.
More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.
Fire crews have increased containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes, but say they don’t know yet when residents evacuated from two small California towns at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada will be able to return home.
An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.
A team of U.C. Berkeley climate researchers say models of future cloud behavior suggest a big jump in United States lightning strikes this century.
High tech cameras and sensors are helping firefighters in the North Bay swing into action when wildfires strike.
A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.
One month ago, the Boles Fire tore through the town of Weed in Siskiyou County, wiping out almost 200 homes in a matter of hours. Today, the cleanup is in high gear.
A fire that burned about four acres of one of Marin County’s largest redwood groves was 90 percent contained as of late Tuesday afternoon.