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Cal Fire

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Cal Fire Hiring Seasonal Firefighters, Busy Season Expected

Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.

04/14/2014

The Pfeiffer Ridge fire burns a home near Big Sur. (CBS)

Big Sur Wildfire Fully Contained

Officials are optimistic that a wildfire in California’s Big Sur region that has destroyed 14 homes and several other buildings will soon be put out.

12/20/2013

The Pfeiffer Ridge fire burns a home near Big Sur. (CBS)

Big Sur Wildfire Near Full Containment, At Least 20 Structures Destroyed

Officials are optimistic that a wildfire in California’s Big Sur region that has destroyed 14 homes and several other buildings will soon be put out.

12/19/2013

The Pfeiffer Ridge fire burns a home near Big Sur. (CBS)

Full Containment Of Big Sur Fire Expected By Friday

A forest fire burning in Monterey County near Big Sur that has destroyed more than 20 homes and blackened nearly 770 acres should be fully contained by Friday night, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman said Wednesday.

12/18/2013

Firefighter Graphic

Early Morning Fire Destroys Homes In Aptos

Two homes and an outbuilding were destroyed in a fire that burned in a hilly, remote area of Aptos early Tuesday morning.

10/08/2013

Fire destroyed at least one building and damaged others at Padula Lumber Co. on Monterey Road near San Jose, October 8, 2013. (CBS)

Building Collapses In San Jose Lumber Yard Fire

A building collapsed in a two-alarm fire at a lumber yard near San Jose Tuesday morning, a Cal Fire captain said.

10/08/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo Caused By Target Shooting

Investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.

09/12/2013

Smoke billows up from Mount Diablo during the Morgan Fire (R. Drew)

Morgan Fire Nearly Contained, Park Rangers Begin Cleanup

The Morgan Fire that has burned more than 3,133 acres reached 90 percent containment Thursday morning and firefighters expect to have it fully contained by Friday.

09/12/2013

Mount Diablo Wildfire

Dozens Of Homes Evacuated As Fire On Mount Diablo Advances

he California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire started Sunday afternoon on the edge of Mount Diablo State Park.

09/08/2013

Rim Fire

Rim Fire Near Yosemite 80 Percent Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.

09/03/2013

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