Cal Fire's 'Heli-Torch' Used To Keep Rocky Fire From Spreading In Rugged TerrainCal 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.
Wragg Fire Near Lake Berryessa Scorches 6,000 Acres, 200 Homes EvacuatedA 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.
San Francisco Writer Raises Over $160K For Mission District Apartment Fire VictimsA San Francisco writer has raised over $150,000 for victims of a massive apartment fire in the city’s Mission District.
Firefighter Recovers From Injuries Suffered While Battling San Francisco Alamo Square BlazeA 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.
4-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At San Jose ChurchFire crews have contained a four-alarm fire at a church in San Jose Sunday afternoon, fire officials said.
Brushfire Shuts Down Lanes On WB Hwy 80 In VallejoOne 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.
Hayward Girl Saves Dad In 2-Story House FireFirefighters 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.
2-Alarm Senior Community Fire In Walnut Creek Displaces 4, Causes $250K In DamageA 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.
Lodge Fire In Mendocino County Spreads To 8,700 Acres; Evacuations In PlaceA wildfire burning for almost two weeks in Mendocino County is still just 35 percent contained.
Fire At Former Renoir Hotel In San Francisco Causes $1.2M In DamageA fire at a former hotel under renovation in San Francisco's Mid-Market neighborhood Monday caused more than $1 million in damage.
San Francisco Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire In Bayview DistrictFirefighters are on the scene of a fire at a warehouse in San Francisco’s Bayview District Wednesday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said.
Officials Report Monticello Vegetation Fire 55 Percent ContainedAll evacuation orders have now been lifted and all public roads are open, but firefighters continue to battle the blaze in steep, rugged terrain with difficult access.