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.
The source of a mysterious rumbling in the Concord-Clayton area that had been keeping residents awake at night has been confirmed.
An air tanker crashed while fighting a wildfire at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot on board, according to Cal Fire.
Firefighters responded to the townhouse residences on Delbarr Court around 10 p.m. Friday after fire broke out in the carport area of one of the units.
Police and fire officials are investigating a Sunday night suspicious fire that broke out at a Walnut Creek strip mall.
Deputies Sunday morning helped evacuate several people from a fire that injured 3 people and damaged several mobile homes and a business in King City.
The San Jose Fire Department responded simultaneously to a fire at a grocery store and another at a home late Friday night.