Brush Fire

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

13-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Starting Brush Fire In Pacifica

Police on Thursday arrested a 13-year-old in connection with started a brush fire that burned about five acres in Pacifica.

07/24/2015

Grass Fire

Brush Fire Burns 5 Acres In Pacifica

A brush fire that has burned approximately five acres in Pacifica is 10 percent contained Thursday evening, according to fire officials.

07/23/2015

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

20 Acre Brush Fire Allowed To Burn Near Bay Point; 3rd Recent Fire In Same Location

Firefighters allowed a small brush fire to consume roughly 20 acres of vegetation on Wednesday after responding to the same location near Bay Point for the third time in recent weeks, a fire official said Thursday.

07/23/2015

Flames are seen in brush next to southbound Interstate 880 at the Industrial Ave. exit in Hayward. (CBS)

Hayward Brush Fire Burns Near Homes Along Interstate 880

A brush fire next to Interstate 880 in Hayward has prompted the closure of a number of lanes and backed up traffic in the area.

07/21/2015

Big Rig Fire

Rain Calms Southern California Wildfire That Burned 20 Vehicles On Freeway

A wildfire that swept across a busy Southern California freeway, sending people running for their lives, was calmed by rain Saturday, allowing some crews to be shifted to another blaze that forced hundreds of campers to evacuate.

07/18/2015

Aerial view of the Danville brush fire on July 7. (CBS SF)

30-Acre Brush Fire Burning Near Danville Elementary School

Firefighters are working to put out a grass fire burning in Danville Tuesday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.

07/07/2015

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

6-Alarm Brush Fire Near Vacaville Possibly Threatening Homes

A car fire ignited a fast-spreading vegetation fire Monday morning that could be threatening several homes near Vacaville.

07/06/2015

A wildfire quickly spread to over 200-acres in Lompoc, threatening homes and a Spanish Mission. (CBS)

Fast-Moving Wildfire Forces Evacuations At Spanish Mission Near Santa Barbara

A wildfire burning near a historic mission in a rural area of Lompoc has prompted authorities to order the evacuation of approximately 1,200 people.

06/29/2015

Grass Fire

Wildfire Consumes Over 80 Acres Near San Jose

A wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

06/28/2015

Scorched hills show damage from a brush fire next to an Antioch neighborhood. (CBS SF)

Evacuees Return Home After Narrowly Escaping 500+ Acre Brush Fire In Antioch

Neighbors are relieved to return home Thursday after firefighters contained a massive brush fire that backed right up to their houses near Contra Loma Regional Park.

06/25/2015

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