Evacuations

The Meadow fire rages East of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. (Photo Credit: Yosemite National Park)

Yosemite Wildfire Leads To Helicopter Evacuations Of Hikers From Half Dome

A wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.

09/08/2014

San Jose Fire Department fighting one-alarm fire in San Jose on September 3, 2014. (Craig Rose/Friends of SJ Firefighters)

Gas Meter Explodes, Starts One-Alarm Fire In San Jose

The fire was contained in less than an hour and along with evacuations, it did cause some road closures in the area.

09/03/2014

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Evacuation Lifted For Hundreds Of Campbell Residents Following Gas Main Leak

Utility crews have stopped the leak of a 4-inch natural gas main in Campbell Monday morning that had prompted police to evacuate hundreds of residents near a construction project, a police captain said.

08/11/2014

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Hundreds Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Slew Of West Coast Blazes

Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.

08/02/2014

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Sierra Foothills Wildfire Claims 5 Homes; 750 Evacuated Near Plymouth

A wildfire in Northern California has destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

07/26/2014

Napa Wild Fire 55% Contained; Evacuation Orders Lifted

A 4,300-acre vegetation fire in Napa County is 45 percent contained as of 6:45 p.m. Thursday evening as firefighters continue to make progress despite difficult conditions.

07/03/2014

Photo from KPIX Viewer Jasmine Mosebar of the fire in the hills south of San Jose, June 30th, 2014 (Photo: Jasmine Mosebar)

Napa County Wildfire Grows To 4300 Acres, Evacuations In Place

Over a thousand firefighters continue to battle the Butts Canyon vegetation fire in Northern Napa County that’s consumed 4,300 acres since flaring up Tuesday afternoon.

07/03/2014

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Some Homeowners Rolling Dice, Deciding Not To Evacuate Homes In Napa County Wildfire Area

While evacuation orders are in effect for hundreds of homes in the potential path of the Butts fire burning in the Pope Valley area of Napa County, but not all homeowners are leaving.

07/02/2014

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Gunman In Standoff With Police At Mountain View Home; Neighbors Evacuated

Mountain View police were trying to convince a barricaded armed man to surrender Wednesday afternoon, police said.

07/02/2014

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Calm Winds, High Humidity Help Firefighters Keep Napa Blaze Under Control

Calm winds and mild temperatures Wednesday help firefighters to quell a scorching wildfire that’s already consumed 3,200 acres in Northern Napa County.

07/02/2014

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