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Brush Fire

Smoke billows above a fire near Camp Parks in Dublin, August 20, 2013. (Roberta Gonzales/CBS)

170-Acre Dublin Grass Fire Ignited By Grenade Creates Smoky East Bay Skies

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.



Crews Battle Brush Fire Blocking EB I-80 In Fairfield

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.



Car Fire Sparks Fast Moving Grass Fire Near Altamont Pass

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.


Smoke billows from a brush fire near Concord in the area of Kirker Pass and Hess roads, July 1, 2013. (CBS)

Brush Fire Near Concord Scorches More Than 200 Acres

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.


Caltrain workers near the site of a brush fire that disrupted service in San Francisco.

Caltrain Service Disrupted By Fire Near Tracks In San Francisco’s Bayview District

Caltrain service has been disrupted Saturday by a fire near the tracks in the San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.


Brush fire burning near Crockett.

Brush Fire Near Crockett Slows Traffic On I-80

A brush fire near Crockett is causing traffic to back up on Interstate Highway 80 near the Cummings Skyway off ramp.



Firefighters Quell Brush Fire That Threatened Concord Apartments

Contra Costa County firefighters controlled a brush fire beside the Newhall Community Park in Concord Saturday that officials feared might threaten residential structures



Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Near San Jose’s Coyote Creek

Firefighters contained a fire in heavy brush near Coyote Creek Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.


Fire crews were able to halt a brush fire before it hit this South San Jose neighborhood.  (CBS)

Brush Fire Burns Near Homes In San Jose

Fire crews were responding to a two-alarm grass fire in San Jose, fire officials said.


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Vacaville Brush Fire Reaches 6 Alarms; Homes Threatened

A six-alarm vegetation fire burning north of Vacaville Monday afternoon was threatening several structures that include homes and barns, a fire battalion chief said.





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