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Aerial view of San Ramon brush fire on June 28, 2015 (CBS SF)

Tri-Valley Brush Fire Consumes 150 Acres; No Structures Threatened

Cal Fire is working with U.S. military firefighters to extinguish a brush fire on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in Dublin near the Santa Rita Jail.

07/28/2015

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Man Arrested, Suspected Of Starting Grass Fire Near Sacramento That Forced Evacuations

Authorities say they suspect a man of starting a grassland fire near Sacramento that forced people from their homes and destroyed power lines.

07/27/2015

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Bay Point Vegetation Fire Burns 37 Acres Before Firefighters Contain It

A fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.

07/27/2015

Firefighters take a moment to observe flames. (Getty Images)

Campgrounds Evacuated Near Madera County Wildfire

Campgrounds were evacuated near a Central California wildfire that has chewed through more than 2 square miles of dry timber in Sierra National Forest, one of several blazes burning across the state on Monday.

07/27/2015

Smoke billows from fire burning on the roof of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. (CBS)

Las Vegas High-Rise Hotel Reopens Pool After Fire

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas says the Bamboo Pool on the 14th floor has reopened with full service except for its West Bar.

07/27/2015

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2 Fires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Sierra Nevada Foothills, Threaten Homes

The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.

07/26/2015

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Early Morning Blaze Burns Unoccupied Menlo Park Home

The house was being remodeled, and was not occupied at the time of the fire.

07/25/2015

Smoke billows from fire burning on the roof of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. (CBS)

Fire Breaks Out At Rooftop Pool Of Las Vegas Strip Hotel

A fire at a hotel’s swimming pool sent large plumes of black smoke high above the Las Vegas Strip.

07/25/2015

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Wragg Fire Near Napa Valley Slows; Some Evacuations Lifted

A wildfire burning near Napa Valley wine country had calmed enough that many were allowed to return to previously threatened homes, officials said.

07/24/2015

Map of wildfire shutting down Highway 50 near Kyburz on July 23, 2015. (CBS)

Wildfire Forces Closure Of Highway Linking Sacramento To Lake Tahoe; Evacuations Underway

A wildfire has led to the closure of a major highway between Sacramento and Reno, Nevada, and brought a handful of mandatory evacuations.

07/23/2015

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