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Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service Planes

Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires near Redding after a drone flew to close to the scene.

07/02/2015

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Groveland Ranger Station in Groveland, California. (credit: USFS)

Dry Weather Bringing A Longer Fire Season: 13 Tips Homeowners Should Know

Because of the 4-year drought, fire season is now 24/7, 12 months a year. Here are helpful tips and reminders for all of us.

07/01/2015

California State Parks

4th Of July Safety At California State Parks During The Drought

The holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.

06/30/2015

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBTQ-Themed Mural In SF’s Mission Repeatedly Defaced—This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

A wildfire quickly spread to over 200-acres in Lompoc, threatening homes and a Spanish Mission. (CBS)

Fast-Moving Wildfire Forces Evacuations At Spanish Mission Near Santa Barbara

A wildfire burning near a historic mission in a rural area of Lompoc has prompted authorities to order the evacuation of approximately 1,200 people.

06/29/2015

Black smoke billows our of an Ingleside residence in San Francisco. (Jose Delacruz Quintanilla/Instagram)

Fire Tears Through Home In San Francisco Ingleside District

San Francisco firefighters were looking for two people reported possibly in a lower-rear unit in a residential fire at 1100 Plymouth Ave. in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood Monday morning.

06/29/2015

Grass Fire

Wildfire Consumes Over 80 Acres Near San Jose

A wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

06/28/2015

Passengers wait to board buses at the Concord BART station after a downed power line shut down service on an East Bay line. (Bay City News)

BART Service Restored On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line In East Bay After Fire Near Tracks

PG&E was working to restore power to customers in Walnut Creek Thursday evening after downed lines caused an outage that shut down BART service for around two hours and affected as many as 3,000 customers.

06/25/2015

Scorched hills show damage from a brush fire next to an Antioch neighborhood. (CBS SF)

Evacuees Return Home After Narrowly Escaping 500+ Acre Brush Fire In Antioch

Neighbors are relieved to return home Thursday after firefighters contained a massive brush fire that backed right up to their houses near Contra Loma Regional Park.

06/25/2015

Children were forced to jump from this window at a San Jose apartment during a fire. (CBS)

2 Children Hospitalized After Suffering Burns, Jumping From Window During 2-Alarm San Jose Fire

A two-alarm fire in San Jose Thursday morning injured one adult and two children, all burn victims, according to fire officials.

06/25/2015

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