A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.
State fire officials have issued a ban on all open burning in parts of the East Bay and South Bay due to dry conditions and increased fire danger.
Napa police are investigating the death of a man who was found on fire on a pedestrian overpass Tuesday morning.
One person was injured in a Dumpster fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.
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.
San Jose police have arrested a man suspected of fatally burning his wife Monday night.
The Winter Spare the Air season has ended, and there’s good news to report, as pollution levels from wood burning are down in the Bay Area.
Two more winter Spare the Air alerts were issued over this past holiday weekend, and once again hundreds of complaints were made about people burning wood fires in their homes.
Winter is approaching, which means it’s time for us all to think about air quality, as Winter Spare the Air season officially begins Tuesday.
A Martinez man may owe his life to some alert neighbors who helped save him from his burning home.