Fireboats and helicopters joined a battle to extinguish an out-of-control fire Tuesday that prompted the evacuation of Kimball Island.
An off-ramp from northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Jose was closed Friday afternoon due to a reported brush fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A brush fire that spanned both sides of the Caltrain tracks in Burlingame Wednesday evening caused major delays for the rail service throughout the evening commute, fire and Caltrain officials said.
An Oakland man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of starting a brush fire off of Calistoga Road in Santa Rosa, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
A wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.
A 40-acre brush fire that destroyed six structures in an area south of Sonoma was extinguished early Monday morning but a power line was destroyed and many residents remain without power as PG&E crews work to restore it, fire officials said.
Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon and sent a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.
Fire crews were at the scene of a one-alarm brush fire that was blocking eastbound interstate Highway 80 at the southbound interstate Highway 680 connector in Fairfield.
Traffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.
A three-alarm brush fire that is burning near Concord Monday afternoon has charred 240 acres and damaged three buildings, a Contra Costa County fire official said.