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The remains of a home destroyed by the Boles Fire is shown in front of Mount Shasta on September 16, 2014 in Weed, California. Fueled by high winds, a fast-moving wildfire swept through the town of Weed yesterday afternoon, burning 100 structures that included the high school and a lumber mill. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Evacuations Still In Place, 150 Structures Damaged Or Destroyed In Weed Wildfire

The Boles Fire is only 25 percent contained as almost a thousand firefighters are trying to bolster containment lines.

15 hours ago

(CBS)

Brushfire Shuts Down Lanes On WB Hwy 80 In Vallejo

One lane of westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo is expected to remain closed for most of Wednesday morning as firefighters clean up after a brush fire burned near the highway.

16 hours ago

(Matt Bigler/CBS SF)

Crews Battle 3-Vehicle Fire In Campbell; 40 Residents Evacuated

Crews knocked down a multiple car fire that forced evacuations at an apartment complex in Campbell.

17 hours ago

Wildfire destroying a structure in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout California

Officials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.

09/16/2014

One of the homes destroyed during a wildfire in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County on September 15, 2014. (CBS)

Northern California Lumber Town Of Weed Takes Stock After Devastating Wildfire

Officials said the fast-moving fire caught residents in the small town of Weed near the Oregon border off guard and damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church in this tiny town.

09/16/2014

(Hayward Fire Dept.)

Trucks Carrying Mercedes-Benz Cars Set For Auction Go Up In Flames In Hayward

A car carrier truck full of Mercedes-Benz cars about to go to auction burst into flames Monday morning in Hayward, a fire captain said.

09/16/2014

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Crews Rescue Dog From San Pablo Apartment Fire

A dog was rescued from a one-alarm fire at an apartment in San Pablo on Monday afternoon.

09/16/2014

(CBS/Matt Bigler)

2-Alarm Fire At San Jose Pallet Yard Considered Suspicious

Firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze at a lumber mill in San Jose Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

09/16/2014

One of the homes destroyed during a wildfire in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County on September 15, 2014. (CBS)

Wildfire In Northern California Town Of Weed Burns 100 Homes, At Least 1,500 Evacuated

A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.

09/15/2014

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Woman Found Dead In Cluttered, Burned Down Santa Rosa Home

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a woman who was found dead in her cluttered and burned Santa Rosa home Saturday night as 78-year-old Norene Losee.

09/15/2014

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