Fire

A tanker drops fire retardant on a grass fire near Tesla and Corral Hollow roads in unincorporated Alameda County east of Livermore, August 19, 2015. (CBS)

2,500-Acre ‘Tesla’ Fire Burns Near Livermore, 5 Percent Contained

A fast-moving grass fire burning east of Livermore has quickly grown to 2,500 acres Wednesday evening, according to Cal Fire, and firefighters have it 5 percent contained.

08/19/2015

Grass Fire

2-Alarm Fire Burning 2 Structures Near Mount Madonna County Park

A two-alarm fire is burning at two structures near Mount Madonna County Park in Santa Clara County Monday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/17/2015

Firefighter Graphic

Firefighter Injured Battling Fire In Oakley Home

A firefighter has been injured in an attic fire Sunday evening in Oakley, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

08/16/2015

San Rafael Brush Fire

2-Alarm Brush Fire Near Northgate Mall In San Rafael Considered Suspicious

San Rafael police and fire officials say a two-alarm brush fire near Northgate Mall that threatened an office building Friday evening is considered suspicious.

08/14/2015

Mission District Fire

Ex-Tenants Sue Over Deadly SF Mission District Building Fire

Dozens of former tenants are suing the owners of a San Francisco building that was the scene of a deadly January fire.

08/14/2015

Apartment fire in Oakland's Chinatown. (CBS SF)

Fire In Oakland’s Chinatown Overnight Displaces 17 Residents

Fire investigators are looking into what caused a three-alarm fire that displaced over a dozen people this morning in Oakland.

08/14/2015

The Jerusalem Fire burning in Lake County on August 12, 2015. (CBS)

Jerusalem Fire Grows To 32 Square Miles, At Least 150 Evacuated

Erratic winds fanned the Jerusalem Fire burning through rugged hills in Lake County on Wednesday, pushing the flames across two counties and chasing at least 150 people from their homes.

08/12/2015

A fire destroyed a building on the 2800 block of Doolittle Drive in San Leandro on the morning of August 10, 2015. (CBS)

Fire That Destroyed San Leandro Grocery Store Declared Arson

A massive fire that destroyed a San Leandro grocery store and damaged four other San Leandro businesses early Monday morning was intentionally set, a San Leandro police lieutenant said Wednesday.

08/12/2015

Jerusalem Fire on August 11, 2015. (CBS SF)

Jerusalem Fire In Lake County Grows To 22 Square Miles, Only 5 Percent Contained

The Jerusalem Fire in Lake County grew Tuesday, prompting more evacuations, many of them residents who had recently returned home after a nearby massive blaze first threatened their homes.

08/11/2015

Ground crews work on a United Airlines plane at San Francisco International Airport.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newark-Bound Plane Aborts Takeoff From SFO; Witnesses Report Flames

There are unconfirmed reports that passengers saw flames, but United officials haven’t commented.

08/11/2015

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