Fire danger

Red Flag Warning In Effect For High Fire Danger In North, East Bay HillsA red flag warning for high fire danger went into affect at 6 p.m. Saturday evening and lasts until 10 a.m. Sunday.
San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday ApproachesWith about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.
'Goats Gone Wild' Through Berkeley Hills Clear Brush, Reduce Fire Danger, 'Fertilize' HillsideBerkeley Lab's annual goat herding through the hills above Centennial Drive delayed traffic briefly Friday afternoon, but drivers were treated to an impressive show as hundreds of goats raced across traffic lanes to continue chomping their way through the tinder-dry Berkeley Hills.
Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During DroughtWarning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.
CBS News: FAA Warns Airlines Of Fire Risk From E-CigarettesThe Federal Aviation Administration is warning U.S. carriers about the risk of fires caused by e-cigarettes.
Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For Bay Area This WeekendThe National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for the North and East Bay hills over the weekend due to predicted hot temperatures, low humidity and strong offshore winds.
Warm Forecast Forces Red Flag Warning For North Bay Hills This WeekendStrong winds and low humidity are expected for the later part of the weekend and warm weather builds back in, raising fire dangers in the North Bay.
Warmer-Than-Average Bay Area Weather, Higher Fire Danger In Store For Early October The Bay Area is warming up just in time for October.
Weather Service Issues Lightning, Fire Warning For Bay Area MondayLightning could pay a return visit to Northern California Monday evening, adding wildfire concerns in this drought year.
Butts Fire Forces Middletown Couple To Evacuate Their Dream HomeAaron and Angela Wiebe were drawn to the Berryessa Heights subdivision now ravaged by the Butts fire because of Pope Valley’s natural beauty and solitude.
Bay Area Firefighters On High Alert With Hot Temperatures, Dry ConditionsState and local firefighters are on high alert as several grass fires have broken out during this stretch of hot weather.
Eichler Homes Burned In San Jose Inferno Among Bay Area House Designs Susceptible To FireA gas-fueled fire in San Jose Monday moved quickly through three homes has highlighted the design risks of certain types of homes, including the Eichler style structures popular in much of the Bay Area.