A wildfire sparked by a turkey vulture that caught fire after shorting out two power lines according to a witness burned parts of an RV and two properties in Martinez Tuesday morning, causing an estimated $80,000 in damage, a fire official said.
Firefighters are responding to the scene of a two-alarm fire in San Jose today, according to a fire dispatcher.
Fire crews have contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday afternoon, a Cal Fire official said.
Fire and rescue crews extinguished a brush fire caused by an overturned truck on a Lafayette hillside Tuesday morning, according to police.
A roadside fire temporarily closed a northbound lane on state Highway 87 in San Jose Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Traffic is moving again on state Highway 152 east of Gilroy as firefighters battle an 80-acre brush fire in the area Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Scores of firefighters have controlled a three-alarm brush fire triggered by a car fire and that blackened 12 acres outside East San Jose north of Alum Rock Park
A vegetation fire that started Friday night rural area of Contra Costa County was 80 percent contained and the area of the fire had been reduced from 120 acres to 80 acres Saturday morning.
A 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
Several witnesses spotted the pilot jumping from the aircraft without a parachute after the plane caught on fire after taking off from Livermore airport on Saturday.