Mandatory evacuations were lifted for residents near a wildfire burning in Lake County that has consumed 450 acres Wednesday night, according to Cal Fire.
More than a dozen people needed a place to stay after a fire damaged their San Jose home, an incident which helps illustrate the state of affordable housing in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
San Francisco firefighters responded Monday evening to a two-alarm fire in Cole Valley.
A Los Gatos teen who was hanging out with friends at an elementary school Sunday night has admitted to accidentally starting a two-alarm fire that damaged school buildings, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say two people suspected of causing a major strip mall fire in Santa Clara Wednesday afternoon have turned themselves in. Two people were injured in the fire and a total of five businesses were destroyed.
Police are looking for a person who drove into a gas line at a Santa Clara strip mall near Lawrence Expressway and may have started a two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon, police said.
An Oakland man is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly stabbing an Emeryville man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest Saturday morning and setting the surrounding woods on fire, according to Plumas County prosecutors.
Nearly 200 firefighters battling a blaze on California’s Central Coast had to be treated for poison oak.
Firefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
Firefighters have brought a two-alarm house fire that began late Monday night in San Francisco’s Mission District under control Tuesday morning.