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.
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
Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday night on a wildfire along Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot’s death.
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.
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.