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Brush Fire Briefly Closes Lanes On Southbound Hwy 101 In San Jose

The CHP is investigating an unconfirmed report of someone throwing a burning object from a vehicle onto the side of U.S. 101 near the scene of the fire.

05/11/2014

Paper Lanterns

Airborne Paper Lanterns, Banned In State, Behind Recent Sonoma County Fires

Sonoma County’s fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.

04/17/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Small Fire Breaks Out Near 40-Acre Pittsburg Brush Fire That Injured Firefighter

Firefighters in Pittsburg quickly put out a small grass fire Friday morning at the site of a three-alarm brush fire that burned 40 acres and sent a firefighter to the hospital Thursday evening and remained at the scene to watch for flare-ups, a fire captain said.

03/21/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Underneath High-Voltage Power Lines In Pittsburg

Firefighters in Pittsburg contained a three-alarm brush fire burning early Thursday evening near power lines at the Pittsburg Power Plant, where 10th Street turns into Willow Pass Road.

03/20/2014

Chopper 5 over the scene of a brush fire on Kimball Island near Antioch on January 14, 2014. (CBS)

Brush Fire On Island North Of Antioch Prompts Evacuations

Fireboats and helicopters joined a battle to extinguish an out-of-control fire Tuesday that prompted the evacuation of Kimball Island.

01/14/2014

Firefighter Graphic

San Jose Brush Fire Briefly Shuts I-280 Off-Ramp

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.

11/08/2013

Chopper 5 over a brush fire near Caltrain tracks in Burlingame on September 25, 2013. (CBS)

Brush Fire Near Caltrain Station In Burlingame Causes Major Delays

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.

09/25/2013

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Oakland Man Arrested For Setting Santa Rosa Brush Fire

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.

09/12/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Mount Diablo Wildfire Doubles In Size As Nearby Residents Flee

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.

09/09/2013

Schellville Fire

Sonoma County Brush Fire Contained After Destroying 6 Structures, Shutting Power

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.

09/09/2013

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