The Bay Area is about to be rolled over by an October heat wave and blown dry by the infamous Diablo winds creating the conditions for extreme fire danger. That has many in the East Bay hills nervous as some residents say they have been waiting for federal money for years to remove combustible eucalyptus trees in the area.
California has exhausted its initial firefighting budget just three months into its fiscal year.
Two people arrested for allegedly setting a series of fires throughout Alameda early Sunday morning have been identified as 27-year-old Stephen Petersen and 22-year-old Andrew Gutierrez.
One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.
Two people suspected of setting a series of fires throughout Alameda overnight have been arrested, public safety officials said Sunday morning.
A three-alarm fire at a Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco construction site destroyed a home and damaged two others in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood late Friday night.
Firefighters brought a one-alarm house fire in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood under control Saturday morning.
Firefighters battled a fire that damaged an apartment and a vehicle along Foothill Boulevard in East Oakland Saturday morning.
A father and his adult son died after being pulled from the water at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday.
Wet weather was helping firefighters gain control of a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California.