Martinez police arrested a 48-year-old Concord woman Sunday evening after she was allegedly caught starting a brush fire that threatened homes.
A brush fire in the East Bay was threatening homes Sunday evening and authorities are investigating whether it was set intentionally.
All lanes of state Highway 237 reopened early Tuesday evening after firefighters controlled stubborn brush fires along the highway, officials said.
Firefighters put out a one-alarm brush fire on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin Saturday morning. Multiple small brush fires in the same vicinity were reported on westbound Highway 580, as well.
Fire officials say dozens of buildings, many of them likely homes, have been destroyed in a fire burning outside the Northern California community of Manton.
A brush fire near a Santa Cruz park Saturday morning was sparked by a homeless encampment.
Fire officials said they believe the blaze on Monday night may have been sparked by fireworks.
A freeway off-ramp in the Brisbane area was reopened following the containment of a three-alarm brush fire near U.S. Highway 101.
State fire crews are increasing staffing to prepare for what could be some busy, hot summer months as Memorial Day is the official beginning of the Bay Area’s fire season.
A 60-acre vegetation fire north of Napa is 50 percent contained as of this morning, a Cal Fire battalion chief said.