Crews knocked down a multiple car fire that forced evacuations at an apartment complex in Campbell.
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.
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.
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.
A dog was rescued from a one-alarm fire at an apartment in San Pablo on Monday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze at a lumber mill in San Jose Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
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.
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.
A one-alarm fire at an abandoned school in Pittsburg Sunday afternoon is considered suspicious, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official said.
The Santa Rosa Fire Department reports it is investigating a two-alarm fire that killed a woman in her home on Saturday night.