Reno Fire Chief Mike Hernandez said firefighters had largely contained the blaze that sent nearly 10,000 people from their homes in the middle of the night.
The Forest Service says a fire burning outside of Yosemite National Park is now 50-percent contained after officials brought in more manpower to fight the blaze.
Thousands of evacuees are returning home after fire crews allowed a burning propane rail tanker to burn itself out, ending the threat of a major explosion in the city of Lincoln.
Firefighters in Placer County prepared for a bold attempt to drain a burning propane rail tanker after the process to head off a catastrophic explosion was slowed by the fire’s intense heat.
Firefighters worked quickly in hopes of containing a three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday evening.
Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Tuesday night that injured at least 22 people.
All roads into Yosemite National Park have been temporarily closed after a major storm dumped snow, caused mudslides and downed trees and power lines.
Since the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens traveling in Egypt, which remains in a tumultuous period of political instability, 19 University of California students and at least 13 other adults have been transported from the country.
Firefighters and utility crews responded to a gas line rupture at a San Jose apartment complex Monday afternoon.
PG&E workers have capped a gas line in Brentwood that was broken earlier Friday morning by a construction crew, PG&E spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers said.