Cal Fire was using their ‘heli-torch’ to light backfires in terrain so rugged it couldn’t be reached by foot to keep the Rocky Fire from burning a roadway as the blaze burned in three Northern Bay Area counties.
A fast-moving wildfire near Lake Berryessa has scorched at least 6,000 acres as of late Wednesday night, prompting the evacuations of nearly 200 homes.
A San Francisco writer has raised over $150,000 for victims of a massive apartment fire in the city’s Mission District.
A firefighter suffered smoke inhalation battling a fire that damaged three buildings in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Fire crews have contained a four-alarm fire at a church in San Jose Sunday afternoon, fire officials said.
One lane of westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo is expected to remain closed for most of Wednesday morning as firefighters clean up after a brush fire burned near the highway.
Firefighters say a girl’s heroic actions and fire safety training she learned in school helped to save her dad from a two-story house fire in Hayward Thursday morning.
A two-alarm fire at a Walnut Creek retirement community on Tuesday night left at least four people displaced from their homes and two apartments badly damaged.
A wildfire burning for almost two weeks in Mendocino County is still just 35 percent contained.
A fire at a former hotel under renovation in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Monday caused more than $1 million in damage.