Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures, many of them homes.
Inundated with calls and facing over one hour response times, San Francisco officials had to turn to private ambulances to help cover the city during the Saturday night of the recent Labor Day weekend.
Four suspects were arrested in connection with a shooting that critically injured a man near the Powell BART station in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday night.
Emergency response agencies across the Bay Area are looking at disaster systems and protocols in the aftermath of Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake in the North Bay and the lessons they can learn from it.
Napa city officials said there is “relative calm” in the community following a magnitude 6 earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday morning.
Video is pouring in from the strong 6.0 quake that rocked the Bay Area early Sunday morning, injuring nearly 100 people, destroying multiple historic buildings, and plunging thousands into darkness.
Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency Sunday morning due to the damage resulting from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered in southern Napa County.
Updated information on injuries, buildings damaged, gas leaks, power lines down, water mains broken, and road and rail conditions.
Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall Friday in the Hawaiian Islands with Hurricane Julio still approaching. FEMA personnel is already in place to assist with whatever relief efforts may be necessary.
A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California’s governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.