A grass fire that has burned 2,500 acres in Alameda County east of Livermore was 70 percent contained as of Friday morning, according to Cal Fire.
Firefighters have 25 percent of a 2,500-acre fire east of Livermore contained Thursday morning, according to Cal Fire.
The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California.
A brush fire that started in the Lake Berryessa area of Napa County has burned 6,900 acres and is about 60 percent contained, according to information released by Cal Fire Sunday morning.
A wildfire that swept across a busy Southern California freeway, sending people running for their lives, was calmed by rain Saturday, allowing some crews to be shifted to another blaze that forced hundreds of campers to evacuate.
Both California and federal fire agencies teamed up Friday to deliver a strong message to the public: don’t fly drones over wildfires.
Hot, dry California was beginning to feel the full brunt of fire season as blazes burned throughout the state, though most areas dodged any serious destruction.
A wildfire burning near vineyards and homes in Northern California has more than doubled in size, while a new blaze is threatening homes in Yosemite National Park.
California governor Jerry Brown warned he was gearing up for what could be this drought-stricken state’s worst wildfire season ever.
California officials are pushing hard — some say too hard — for money to recover the costs of fighting wildfires.