Cal Fire's 'Heli-Torch' Used To Keep Rocky Fire From Spreading In Rugged TerrainCal Fire was using their ‘heli-torch’ to light backfires in terrain so rugged it couldn’t be reached by foot to keep the Rocky Fire from burning a roadway as the blaze burned in three Northern Bay Area counties.
Cal Fire Suspends Outdoor Burning In Three Bay Area CountiesCal Fire has suspended all permits for outdoor residential burning starting Monday in areas of Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties that are not served by a city or county fire department, Cal Fire officials said Thursday
Bay Area Wood Burning Banned For 5th Straight Spare The Air DayAnother Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.
First Spare The Air Days Announced For 2015The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Friday and Saturday as the first Spare the Air days for smog in 2015.
Fire Burning In Abandoned Building On Mare Island Under ControlFirefighters in Vallejo controlled a structure fire on Mare Island Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Church Fire In San Francisco's Mission DistrictFirefighters are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a church in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.
Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern CaliforniaFirefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
2-Alarm House Fire Burns In Daly CityFirefighters battled a two-alarm house fire in Daly City Friday afternoon.
Grass Fire Burns In East Palo AltoFirefighters were battling a grass fire in a field behind a Palo Alto residential neighborhood.
Open Burning Ban Announced For Bay Area CountiesThe California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced a ban on open burning in areas including parts of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, effective Thursday.
Elderly Woman Rescued From Burning Home By Livermore Police OfficerA Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.
Open Burning Banned In East, South Bay Over Fire Danger From Dry ConditionsState 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.