Fire

Western Wildfire

Yosemite Wildfire Almost Contained; I-80 Applegate Fire At 67 Percent

Fire crews have significantly increased their containment of a fire at the edge of Yosemite National Park as well as another fire burning near Interstate 80 at Applegate.

10/12/2014

Grass Fire

Small Grass Fire In Clayton Burns Area Near Jail

A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control

10/12/2014

Smoke billows from the Dog Rock fire. (Yosemite National Park.)

Cal Fire Makes Gains On Northern California Wildfires

Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday night on a wildfire along Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.

10/11/2014

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)

Arrest Made In Boles Fire

An arrest was made Saturday morning in connection to last September’s Boles Fire in Siskiyou County, which burned almost 500 acres and destroyed more than 160 structures.

10/11/2014

Hayward House Fire

Man Dies After Daughter, Neighbor Try To Pull Him From Burning Hayward Home

An elderly man was killed Saturday morning after his daughter and a neighbor tried to pull him from the front door of a burning house in Hayward.

10/11/2014

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For Bay Area This Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for the North and East Bay hills over the weekend due to predicted hot temperatures, low humidity and strong offshore winds.

10/10/2014

View from Mount Tamalpais (credit: parks.ca.gov)

Warm Forecast Forces Red Flag Warning For North Bay Hills This Weekend

Strong winds and low humidity are expected for the later part of the weekend and warm weather builds back in, raising fire dangers in the North Bay.

10/10/2014

The remains of a home burned to the ground in the Dog Rock Fire in Placer County. (CBS)

Yosemite Officials Say Sparks From Vehicle Started Wildfire That Killed Pilot; 5 Homes Destroyed

Yosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot’s death.

10/09/2014

Fire damaged homes at Habitat for Humanity construction site in San Francisco.

Construction Resumes at SF Habitat For Humanity Site Damaged By Fire

After a week and a half delay, volunteer crews are back on the job at a Habitat for Humanity housing project damaged during construction by a 3-alarm fire.

10/09/2014

The remains of a home near Applegate burned by one of several grass fires, October 8, 2014. (CBS)

Placer County Grass Fires Force Highway Closure, Evacuations; At Least 1 Home Burned

Firefighters battled five grass fires that grew to more than 100 acres and forced the closure of eastbound Interstate 80 and home evacuations Wednesday near the unincorporated community of Applegate in Placer County.

10/08/2014

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